The Women's College Council

Governance

The College is constituted under an Act of the NSW Parliament, Women’s College Act 1902. Its governing body, the Women’s College Council, is responsible for overall management of the College. It consists of ten elected councillors, a treasurer, and four ex-officio councillors.
The Council has two committees: Finance and Governance.

View the College By-Laws.

Chair of Council

Ms Samantha Gavel
BA GAICD

NSW Privacy Commissioner. Member of College 1982-84.

Deputy Chair of Council

Sally Auld

Dr Sally Auld
BEc (Hons) MEc PhD GAICD

Chief Investment Officer, JBWere. Member of College 1990-93.

Treasurer of Council

Mr Peter Wilson
BCom (Hons) LLB

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Councillors

Jennifer Davidson

Dr Jennifer Davidson
MBBS FACEM

Emergency Physician, Director of Emergency Medicine Training, Liverpool Hospital; Conjoint Senior Lecturer, University of NSW. Member of College 1990-92.

Mr Hugh Donaldson
BA

Non Executive Director

Ms Annie Fenwicke
BA LLB MEd GAICD

Member of College 1984-1986.

Ms Felicity Lehane
BA LLB LLM

Member of College 1998-2001, Senior Student 2001

Ms Honor McFadyen
BEc GAICD

Non Executive Director. Member of College 1983.

Ms Rowena Newman
BSc (Hons I)

Member of College 1992-1995.

Ms Jane Oakeshott
BA LLB DipEd GAICD

Member of College 1979-83, Senior Student 1983.

Ms Sue Weston PSM
BSc GradDip Accounting GAICD FCPA CA

Member of College 1980-82.

Ex-Officio Members

Dr Tiffany Donnelly
BA (Hons) MA PhD

Principal of The Women’s College.

Professor Renae Ryan
BSc (Hons) PhD GAICD

Senate Representative

Academic Director of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Program, University of Sydney.

Ms Lucinda Garling
BCom/BA CA

President, Women’s College Alumnae. Member of College, 2003-04.


Ms Hannah Heading
Senior Student 2022.

Member of College since 2020.