College Council Members

The college was incorporated under the Companies Act 1928 on 1 April, 1938. It is a company limited by guarantee and is a non-profit organisation.

It is governed by a Council of up to 21 members who are responsible for the directions and policies of the college and maintaining its sound financial basis. Council members comprise: the Head (ex officio), the Vice Chancellor of the University of Melbourne ex officio (should he or she wish to exercise this role), persons appointed by the Academic Board of the University of Melbourne, women graduates appointed by The Australian Federation of University Women (Victoria), past students of the college elected by ballot by members of college whose names are on the roll of students kept by the college, persons elected by the Governors of the college, resident students of college elected by the students of the college, a person appointed by the Council from among the Heads of Secondary Schools in Victoria, up to six persons co-opted by Council.

Office Bearers
President: Ms Jane Peck, BA Melb. AICD
Deputy President: Professor Peter Harris, BSc(Hons) PhD Southampton
Treasurer: Ms Jay Bonnington, BCom MBA Monash FAICD FCPA
Secretary: Dr Jennifer McDonald, BA(Hons) DipEd MEd(Stud Well) PhD Melb. MACE
Appointed by the Academic Board
Professor Rachel Webster, BSc (Hons) Monash, MSc Sussex, PhD Cambridge
Professor Anne Lillis, BCom MCom PhD Melb.
Appointed by Graduate Women Victoria
Dr Barbara Murray, MA Monash PhD Monash DipT(ATTI)
Elected by the Governors
Mr Matthew O’Keefe, BCom Melb. CA
Elected by the Past Student Members of the College
Ms Cheryl Power, BSc MSc DipEd GradDipWH MASM Melb.
Mr John Mathieson, BCom Melb. MAICD
Ms Martine Botha, BA MA Melb. (Currently on leave of absence)
Co-opted to the Council
Mrs Anne Cronin OAM, BSc BBus(Acc) Melb. MAICD FAIM FCPA
Ms Kathryn Bellion, BA LLB MBus VU GradDip IR/HRM RMIT
Professor Peter Harris, BSc(Hons) PhD Southampton
Ms Monique MacRitchie, BA MA MIB Melb.
Elected by the Students of the College
The Head of College (Ex officio)
Dr Jennifer McDonald, Dr Jennifer McDonald, BA(Hons) DipEd MEd(Stud Well) PhD Melb. MACE