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 three committees: Building & Development, 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

Managing Director and Head, Australian/New Zealand Fixed Income and FX Strategy, J.P. Morgan. Member of College 1990-93.

Treasurer of Council

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Mr Leo E Tutt OAM
FCA FCPA FAIM FAICD

Honorary Fellow of the University of Sydney.

Councillors

Ms Justine Beaumont
BA LLB

Barrister, Nigel Bowen Chambers. Member of College 1986-88.

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

Director, Donaldson Burston Pty Ltd

Ms Honor McFadyen
BEc GAICD

Managing Director, Institutional Client Group, Deutsche Bank Australia. Member of College 1983.

Ms Judy Mills
BA LLB GradDip LegalPractice GAIDC

Member of College 1984.

Ms Jane Oakeshott
BA LLB DipEd

Precinct Manager (Health), Campus Infrastructure & Services, University of Sydney. Member of College 1979-83, Senior Student 1983.

Ms Alexandra Shehadie
BA LLB MPubAdmin

Director of Projects, Elizabeth Broderick & Co.

Ms Sue Weston PSM
BSc GradDip Accounting GAICD FCPA CA

CEO Comcare. Member of College 1980-82.

Ex-Officio Members

Mr Peter Wilson
BCom (Hons) LLB

Advisor to College Council.

Dr Amanda Bell AM
BA DipEd PhD FACE FAIM FAICD
Principal of The Women’s College.

Associate Professor Tony Masters

BSc(Hon 1) Melb, PhD ANU, FRACI CChem Hon Fellow UWS
Chair of Academic Board, University of Sydney

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Prof Jakelin Troy
BA (Hons) GradDipEd PhD

President, Women’s College Alumnae. Member of College,1980-82, 85.

Ms Harriet Mactier
Senior Student 2019.

Member of College since 2017.