Cradle Coast Campus

North West Advisory Board

The North-West Advisory Board was established in 1996 to provide advice to the University about the higher education needs of the north-west community. The terms of reference for the Board are:

  • To provide advice to the Vice-Chancellor about the provision of higher education programs in the North-West of Tasmania.
  • To provide advice to the University in the development of its North-West Strategic Plan with regard to the development of long term strategies for raising the higher education participation rate in the region.
  • To facilitate input and support for the University's courses and other activities in the region from the North-West community, including business, industry and local government groups.

Current members of the North-West Advisory board include:

Prof Peter RathjenVice Chancellor, University of Tasmania
Prof Mike CalfordProvost, University of Tasmania
Prof David AdamsPro Vice-Chancellor, Community, Partnerships and Regional Development, University of Tasmania
Prof Janelle AllisonPrincipal, Associate Degrees, University of Tasmania
Lee WhiteleyManaging Director, Southern Prospect
Lara HendriksRegional Manager North West Region, Department of State Growth
Sue ChenFormer Principal Marist College, University Council
Sarah JonesFacilitator (Tasmania), AusIndustry – Entrepreneur Development
Vince De SantisManaging Director, Elphinstone Group
Patrick GrieveArtist
Alderman Ron Blake OAMBurnie City Council
Brett SmithChief Executive Officer, Cradle Coast Authority