Council members | Ngā Mema o te Kaunihera

Sue McCormack

Susan McCormack

Chancellor

Tumu Kaunihera

Sue McCormack is a Ministerial appointment to Council and became Chancellor in 2019. She is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee, Finance, Planning and Resources Committee, Executive Committee and chairs the Vice-Chancellor Employment Committee. 

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Cheryl de la Rey

Vice-Chancellor

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Professor Cheryl de la Rey leads the Senior Leadership Team and has responsibility for the overall leadership of the University, reporting to the University Council.

Hon Amy Adams

Amy Adams

Council Member

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Amy Adams is a member of the Council and was appointed by the Minister.

Peter Ballantyne

Peter Ballantyne

Council member

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Peter Ballantyne was appointed by the Council and is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Vice-Chancellor Employment Committee and Honours and Appointments Committee.

Warren Poh

Warren Poh

Council member

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Warren Poh was appointed by the Council and is a member of the Finance, Planning and Resources Committee.

Shayne Te Aika

Shayne Te Aika

Council member

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Shayne Te Aika was appointed to the UC Council after consultation with Ngāi Tahu and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Keiran Horne

Keiran Horne

Council member

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Keiran Horne is a member of Council and was appointed by the Minister. She is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Liz Bond

Liz Bond

Council member

Liz Bond is the General Staff representative on Council.
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Gillian Simpson

Council member

Mema o te Kaunihera

Gillian was appointed by the Council.

Rachael Evans

Rachael Evans

Council member

Mema o te Kaunihera

Rachael Evans  is a member of Council and was appointed by the Minister.

Jack Heinemann

Jack Heinemann

Council Member

Mema o te Kaunihera

Professor Jack Heinemann is the Academic Staff representative on Council.

Kim Fowler

Kim Fowler

Council Member

Mema o te Kaunihera

Kim Fowler is the current President of UCSA and as such holds a position on Council as the student representative.

Council constitution and position description

Council members are elected according to the Council constitution and position description.