Regional Consultative Committees

There are six Regional Consultative Committees that meet twice a year to provide advice and feedback to the University on a variety of issues and matters of mutual interest.

Member of the Regional Consultative Committee are appointed by the Vice-Chancellor and are drawn from community groups, government, education and industry sectors.

The six Regional Consultative Committees are:

  • Bathurst - Macquarie Regional Consultative Committee

    Macquarie Regional Consultative Committee

    NamePositionOrganisation
    Mr Alan Cattermole Director Cultural and Community Services Bathurst Regional Council
    Mr Craig Petersen Principal Denison College
    Mr David Sherley General Manager Bathurst Regional Council
    Cr Graeme Hanger OAM Mayor Bathurst Regional Council
    Mr Angus Edwards President Bathurst Business Chamber
    Ms Tracy Wittich Director of Nursing and Midwifery Bathurst Health Service
    Mr Matthew Felvus TAFE Services Manager TAFE NSW
    Mr Paul Toole MP State Member for Bathurst Parliament of New South Wales
    Mr Tony McBurney Director intergratedDESIGNgroup
    Mr Craig Randazzo Chief Executive Officer Skillset
    Ms Tracey Callinan Executive Director Arts OutWest
    Professor Andrew Vann Vice-Chancellor Charles Sturt University
    Ms Fiona Nash Strategic Adviser, Regional Engagement and Government Relations Charles Sturt University
    Ms Julia Andrews Director, External Engagement Charles Sturt University
  • Orange - Central Tablelands Regional Consultative Committee

    Central Tablelands Regional Consultative Committee

    NamePositionOrganisation
    Ms Jennifer Bennett Executive Officer CENTROC Central NSW Councils
    Ms Christine Weston Chair Regional Development Australia - Central West
    Mr Michael Milston Director Milston Professional Advisory
    Mr Peter Meers Principal James Sheahan Catholic High School
    Mr Philip Donato MP Member for Orange Parliament of New South Wales
    Ms Deborah Marr Secretary Country Women's Association (Orange)
    Mr Duncan Auld Director Public Schools NSW NSW Department of Education
    Ms Catherine Nowlan General Manager Orange Health Service
    Ms Annette Steele CEO Orange Local Aboriginal Land Council
    Councillor Reg Kidd Mayor  Orange City Council
    Mr Shawn Dwyer Vice President Orange Chamber of Commerce
    Mr Mark Burdack Corporate and Commercial Services Director Orange City Council
    Professor Andrew Vann Vice-Chancellor Charles Sturt University
    Ms Fiona Nash Strategic Adviser, Regional Engagement and Government Relations Charles Sturt University
    Ms Julia Andrews Director, External Engagement Charles Sturt University
  • Albury-Wodonga - Murray-Hume Regional Consultative Committee

    Murray - Hume Regional Consultative Committee

    NamePositionOrganisation
    Cr Kevin Mack Mayor AlburyCity
    Mr Darryl Ward Principal Albury High School
    Mr David Wolfenden Chair Murray Local Land Service
    Ms Edwina Hayes Director of Regional Development and Chief Executive Officer Regional Development Australia - Murray
    Ms Kerry Penton Regional General Manager TAFE NSW, South Region
    Mr Mark Dixon Chief Executive Officer City of Wodonga
    Mr Phil Paterson Acting Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director Wodonga TAFE
    Mr Frank Zaknich General Manager AlburyCity
    Cr Anna Speedie Mayor City of Wodonga
    Mr Vern Hilditch Executive Principal Wodonga Senior Secondary College
    Ms Alyce Fisher Executive Director Murray Arts
    Mr Justin Clancy MP Member for Albury Parliament of New South Wales
    Ms Tracey Squire Economic Development and Tourism Director AlburyCity
    Ms Debra Mundra Director Community Development City of Wodonga
    Professor Andrew Vann Vice-Chancellor Charles Sturt University
    Ms Fiona Nash Strategic Adviser, Regional Engagement and Government Relations Charles Sturt University
  • Dubbo - Orana and Far Western Regional Consultative Committee

    Orana and Far Western Regional Consultative Committee

    NamePositionOrganisation
    Cr Ben Shields Mayor Dubbo Regional Council
    Mr Geoff Wise Chair Western Lands Advisory Council
    Mr Richard Cheney Executive Director, Allied Health Services Western NSW Local Health District
    Mr Jeff Caldbeck Chief Executive Officer Rural Financial Counselling Service - Central Region
    Ms Jo Lawrence Executive District Director, Murrumbidgee, Far West and Western NSW Districts Department of Family and Community Services
    Mr Michael Sutherland General Manager NSW Alkane Resources Ltd
    Mr Craig Mansour Principal Macquarie Anglican Grammar School
    Mr Richard Mutton Director DCFM (Dubbo) Community Radio
    Mr Mathew Dickerson Director axxis
    Ms Jillian Kilby Founder The Exchange
    Mr Murray Wood Regional NSW Investment Coordinator Department of Premier and Cabinet
    Mrs Jennifer Cowley President Rotary Club of Dubbo Macquarie
    Ms Mandi Randell Principal Central West Leadership Academy
    Cr Craig Davies Mayor Narromine Shire Council
    Mr Dugald Saunders MP Member for Dubbo Parliament of New South Wales
    Professor Andrew Vann Vice-Chancellor Charles Sturt University
    Ms Fiona Nash Strategic Adviser, Regional Engagement and Government Relations Charles Sturt University
  • Port Macquarie - Mid-North Coast Regional Consultative Committee

    Mid North Coast Regional Consultative Committee

    NamePositionOrganisation
    Mr Kellon Beard Regional ManagerNSW Business Chamber
    Mr Chris DennyManaging DirectorSouthern Cross Resorts
    Mr Stewart DowrickChief Executive OfficerMid North Coast Local Health District
    Mrs Kerry GraceChief Executive OfficerRegional Development Australia - Mid North Coast
    Mr Cameron MarshallRegional ManagerABC Mid North Coast
    Mr Terry MuldoonPrincipalSt Columbia Anglican School
    Uncle Bill O'BrienBiripi ElderBiripi Land Council
    Mrs Nicole RoweArea Manager - North CoastMission Australia
    Mrs Leigh VaughanChairArts Mid North Coast
    Mr Haydn OritiPartnerDonovan Oats Hannaford Lawyers
    Mr Neville ParsonsChief Executive OfficerHoliday Coast Credit Union
    Ms Kelly O'BrienAboriginal Liaison OfficerPort Macquarie-Hastings Council
    Mr Paul RowlandsonConsulting SurveyorKing and Campbell
    Hon Leslie Williams MPMember for Port Macquarie New South Wales Government
    Councillor Peta PinsonMayorPort Macquarie-Hastings Council
    Professor Andrew Vann Vice-Chancellor Charles Sturt University
    Fiona Nash Relations Strategic Adviser, Regional Engagement and Government RelationsCharles Sturt University
  • Wagga Wagga - Riverina Regional Consultative Committee

    Riverina Regional Consultative Committee

    NamePositionOrganisation
    Cr Greg Conkey OAM Mayor Wagga Wagga City Council
    Hon Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime Minister and Member for Riverina Federal Parliament
    Dr Joe McGirr Member for Wagga Wagga Parliament of New South Wales
    Mr Alan Johnston Chief Executive Committee4Wagga
    Ms Julie Briggs Executive Officer REROC
    Ms Kerry Penton Regional General Manager South Region, TAFE NSW
    Ms Rachael Whiting Chief Executive Officer Regional Development Australia - Rivierina
    Ms Jane Barnes Business Development Manager Office of Regional Development - Department of Premier and Cabinet
    Mr Dan Hayes Mental Health Manager Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network
    Mr David Bardos Business Development Manager Port of Melbourne
    Mr Ross Tyson Editor - The Daily Advertiser FairFax Media
    Ms Janice Summerhayes Director Community Wagga Wagga City Council
    Ms Dianna Somerville Director RGTC Group
    Mr James Bolton Regional Director DPC Regional - Department of Premier and Cabinet
    Professor Andrew Vann Vice-Chancellor Charles Sturt University
    Ms Fiona Nash Strategic Adviser, Regional Engagement and Government Relations Charles Sturt University