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. Her term as Chancellor and a member of the Council will be completed on 31 May 2021.

Steve Wakefield

Steve Wakefield

Pro-Chancellor

Tumu Tuarua Kaunihera

Steve Wakefield was appointed to the Council by the Minister of Education and is the Pro-Chancellor for a term ending on 31 January 2020.

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Cheryl de la Rey

Vice-Chancellor

Tumu Whakarae

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

Peter Ballantyne

Peter Ronald Ballantyne

Council member

Mema o te Kaunihera

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.

Catherine Drayton

Catherine Margaret Drayton

Council member

Mema o te Kaunihera

Catherine Drayton was appointed by the Minister and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and is chair of the Finance, Planning and Resources Committee.

Dr John Wood

John Wood

Council Member

Mema o te Kaunihera

Dr John Wood was appointed by the Council, and was Chancellor from 2011 to 2018 and will complete his term on the UC Council on 31 July 2019.

Warren Poh

Warren Poh

Council member

Mema o te Kaunihera

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

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Sam Brosnahan

Council member

Mema o te Kaunihera

UCSA President Sam Brosnahan is a member of the Council.

Malcolm Peterson-Scott

Malcolm Scott

Council member

Mema o te Kaunihera

Malcolm Peterson Scott was elected to the Council by the general staff.

Shayne Te Aika

Shayne Te Aika

Council member

Mema o te Kaunihera

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

Mema o te Kaunihera

Keiran Horne is a member of Council and was appointed by the Minister.

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Jeff Field

University Registrar

Pouroki

Jeff Field is the secretary of the Council and its committees.

Council constitution and position description

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