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Committees and Working Groups

CAUDIT committees and working groups are established when a need arises to focus more closely on a particular topic or issue.  They usually exist for a limited period of time in order to achieve an agreed outcome. The following is a list of CAUDIT's current committees and working groups. To become involved with or for more information about a committee or working group, please contact the chair.

Visit the WORKING PARTY HOT SPOTS page for an update on current Strategic Initiatives. 

CAUDIT Benchmarking Advisory Committee

Purpose: 

To review, refresh and enhance the CAUDIT Benchmarking Survey to reflect current trends and requirements.

Membership:

  • Paul Sherlock, University of South Australia (Chair)
  • Cliff Ashford, Auckland University of Technology 
  • Philip Costley, University of Western Sydney
  • Liz Coulter, University of Auckland
  • Stef Batts-Cirilli, University of Canberra
  • Grant Godfrey, University of Western Australia
  • Michael Thompson, University of Southern Queensland
  • Ann Walters, University of Newcastle
  • Steven Wojnarowski, CAUDIT
  • Anne Kealley, CAUDIT

Established March 2014

Strategic Procurement Advisory Committee

Purpose:

To provide advice and guidance to the Director Strategic Procurement in achieving his strategic objectives, taking into consideration the needs of members, the CAUDIT Strategic Plan and objectives given by the CAUDIT Executive Committee.

Terms of reference available for download.

Membership:  (Nominations currently being sought from persons interested in joining the group)

  • Bruce Callow, Griffith University (Chair)
  • Steve Johnston, CAUDIT (Ex officio)
  • Garron Smith, University of Waikato (NZ Representative)
  • Brian Greene, The University of Western Australia
  • Kerry Holling, University of Western Sydney
  • Nick Gilbert, The University of Sydney
  • Susie Gorgievski, University of New South Wales
  • Kieran McPherson, University of Technology, Sydney

Established May 2012.

Strategic Procurement Governance Committee

Purpose:

To exercise the necessary governance of CAUDIT’s procurement activities to ensure that they comply with CAUDIT policies and procedures, and Commonwealth and State legislation (where appropriate); and ensure that any conflict or interest or questions relating to probity are effectively managed.

Terms of reference available for download.

Membership:  (Nominations currently being sought from persons interested in joining the group)

  • Rick Van Haeften,  Director of IT, Australian Catholic University (Outgoing Chair)
  • Ian Hill, A/CIO, Curtin University
  • Rob Irving, IT Director, University of New England
  • Anne Cameron, Associate Director, Finance and Admin, Swinburne University
  • Phil Brimacombe, Auckland University