Faculty of Arts and Education Faculty Board

The Faculty Board is responsible for the academic governance oversight of the activities of the Faculty on behalf of the Academic Senate. The duties of the Faculty Board shall apply to all matters associated with strategic academic governance issues pertaining to the quality of research and research, undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs and learning and teaching quality pertaining to the Faculty. The principal functions of the Faculty Board are outlined in the Faculty Boards – Membership and Terms of Reference.

MemberCategoryAppointment Term Ends
Professor John McDonald Executive Dean (Chair) Ex-officio N/A
Associate Professor Lena Danaia Deputy Dean (Acting Deputy Chair) Ex-officio N/A
Associate Professor Chris Orchard Associate Dean (Academic) Ex-officio N/A
Associate Professor Brendon Hyndman Associate Dean (Research) Ex-officio N/A
Vacant Sub-Dean (Learning and Teaching) Ex-officio N/A
Dr Sam Bowker Sub-Dean (Graduate Studies) Ex-officio N/A
Professor Sally Totman Head of School, School of Social Work and Arts Ex-officio N/A
Associate Professor Will Letts Head of School, School of Education Ex-officio N/A
Professor Philip Hider Head of School, School of Information and Communication Studies Ex-officio N/A
Associate Professor Jay Phillips Head of School, School of Indigenous Australian Studies Ex-officio N/A
Dr Jeanette Matthews Head of School, School of Theology Ex-officio N/A
Associate Professor Mehmet Ozalp Director, Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation Ex-officio N/A
Professor Wendy Bowles Member of the Professoriate Elected 30 June 2024
Associate Professor Lena Danaia Member of the Professoriate Elected 30 June 2023
Professor Sharynne McLeod Member of the Professoriate Elected 30 June 2024
Associate Professor Cate Thomas Academic staff member, School of Social Work and Arts Elected 30 June 2023
Associate Professor Christina Davidson Academic staff member, School of Education Elected 30 June 2023
Dr Waseem Afzal Academic staff member, School of Information and Communication Studies Elected 30 June 2023
Dr Peta Jeffries Academic staff member, School of Indigenous Australian Studies Elected 30 June 2024
Dr Michael Mawson Academic staff member, School of Theology Elected 30 June 2024
Professor Branka Krivokapic-Skoko Academic staff member, Faculty of Business, Justice and
Behavioural Sciences
Nominated 30 June 2023
Dr Chelsea Litchfield Academic staff member, Faculty of Science and Health Nominated 30 June 2024
Ms Ashleigh Coleman Faculty Executive Officer Ex-officio N/A
Ms Jelena Bogdanovic Faculty Administration Manager Ex-officio N/A
Ms Chantelle Walsh Undergraduate Student representative Nominated 30 September 2022
Ms Alina Tooley Postgraduate Student representative Nominated 30 June 2024

The Faculty of Arts and Education Faculty Board Standing Committee has been established to decide urgent matters which arise between meetings of the Faculty Board, and when it is not practical to convene a full meeting of the Board.

MemberCategoryAppointment Term Ends
Professor John McDonald Executive Dean (Chair) Ex-officio N/A
Associate Professor Chris Orchard Associate Dean (Academic) Ex-officio N/A
Associate Professor Brendon Hyndman Associate Dean (Research) Ex-officio N/A
Associate Professor Jay Phillips Head of School, School of Indigenous Australian Studies Nominated 30 June 2021
Vacant Elected Faculty Board member Nominated 30 June 2023
Dr Peta Jeffries Elected Faculty Board member Nominated 30 June 2022
Dr Jeffrey Aernie Elected Faculty Board member Nominated 30 June 2022
DateTimeLocation Agenda Close Meeting Records
7 February 2022 1.00pm - 3.00pm Videoconference 27 January 2022 AgendaMinutes
 28 March 2022 1.00pm - 3.00pm Videoconference 10 March 2022 AgendaMinutes
30 May 2022 1.00pm - 3.00pm Videoconference 12 May 2022 AgendaMinutes
15 August 2022 1.00pm - 3.00pm Videoconference 28 July 2022 Agenda Minutes (Unconfirmed)
10 October 2022 1.00pm - 3.00pm Videoconference 22 September 2022 Agenda Minutes (Unconfirmed)
12 December 2022 1.00am - 3.00pm Videoconference 24 November 2022 Agenda Minutes

Refer to the current Governance Services Meeting Schedule for the meeting and agenda close dates for all governance committees supported by the Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs.

DateTimeLocation Agenda Close Meeting Records
9 February 2021 9.00am - 12.00pm Videoconference 27 January 2021 AgendaMinutes 
 30 March 2021 9.00am - 12.00pm Videoconference 16 March 2021 AgendaMinutes 
1 June 2021 9.00am - 12.00pm Videoconference 18 May 2021 AgendaMinutes
10 August 2021 9.00am - 12.00pm Videoconference 27 July 2021 AgendaMinutes
12 October 2021 9.00am - 12.00pm Videoconference 28 September 2021 AgendaMinutes
14 December 2021 9.00am - 12.00pm Videoconference 30 November 2021 AgendaMinutes

Refer to the current Governance Services Meeting Schedule for the meeting and agenda close dates for all governance committees supported by the Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs.

DateTimeLocation Agenda Close Meeting Records
25 February 2020 9.00am - 12.00pm Videoconference 4 February 2020 Agenda Minutes
26 May 2020 9.00am - 12.00pm Videoconference 5 May 2020 AgendaMinutes
25 August 2020 9.00am - 12.00pm Videoconference 4 August 2020 AgendaMinutes
24 November 2020 9.00am - 12.00pm Videoconference 3 November 2020 AgendaMinutes
DateTimeLocation Agenda Close Meeting Records
26 March 2019 9.00am - 12.00pm Videoconference 12 March 2019 Agenda Minutes
11 June 2019 9.00am - 12.00pm Videoconference 28 May 2019 Agenda Minutes
13 August 2019 9.00am - 12.00pm Videoconference 30 July 2019 Agenda Minutes
22 October 2019 9.00am - 12.00pm Videoconference 8 October 2019 Agenda Minutes

Contact

Jodie Mitchell
Governance Officer
Email: governance@csu.edu.au
Phone: 02 6933 2791