Governance

The corporate governance of CHC is provided for by the governing body the Christian Heritage Council which is established through Rule 12.1 of the Christian Heritage College Constitution. The terms of reference of Council are detailed in Rule 16 of the Constitution, “Powers and Duties of the Council”. The Council is accountable for the governance and performance of CHC including meeting and continuing to meet the requirements of the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015 (HES Framework).

CHC Council Membership:

Chair

Graham Packer (June 2013 –)

Qualifications: JP (C.Dec)

Experience:

Director, Packer Leather Pty Ltd; Director, G.W. & J. Packer (Tanning) Pty Ltd; Director, Youth for Christ Ltd; Director, Australian Christian Lobby; Chair, Christian Outreach College, Brisbane

Special Responsibilities:

Member of the Nominations Committee and Remuneration Committee, Member of the Fundraising Committee, Succession Planning Committee; Honorary Titles Committee.

Nina Brewer (March 2017 -) Qualifications:

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (College of Law, Brisbane)

Bachelor of Laws (Bond University)

Experience:

Associate, Corney & Lind Lawyers Pty Ltd

Ruth Gravestein

(June 2013-)

Qualifications:

DipT (BCAE), BEd (CHC), MEd (CHC)

Experience:

Head of Primary, Citipointe Christian College.

Special Responsibilities:

Member, Fundraising Committee; Member, Honorary Titles Committee.

Suellen Holmes

(March 2017-)

Qualifications:

BBus (CUT), Grad Dip App Corp Gov (GIA), CPA)

Experience:

Company Secretary, International Network of Churches; Board Member, Christian Outreach College Toowoomba; Previous Director, Habitat for Humanity Australia Ltd; Previous Director, Juice Media Ltd; Previous Company Secretary, Australian Industry Trade College Ltd; Previous Member, Block Grants Authority Independent Schools Queensland.

Special Responsibilities:

 
Professor Darren Iselin

(June 2014 -)

Qualifications:

BTeach BEd (CHC) MEd (QUT) PhD (UQ) MACE MAICD

Experience:

President and CEO, CHC

Special Responsibilities:

Member, Finance Committee; Member, Member, Honorary Titles Committee; Member, Professoriate Appointments Advisory Committee

Earle Johnston

(March 2017 – )

Qualifications:

MBus, MAICD, MFIA, JP (Qual.)

Experience:

Development Manager, Qld, The Salvation Army; Director & Deputy Chairman, Acacia Ridge Financial Services (Bendigo Community Bank Acacia Ridge); Board Member (elect) & Vice President, QUT Alumni Board

Special Responsibilities:

Neil King

(March 2017 – )

Qualifications:

BCom, MAICD

Experience:

Head of Region (Qld and NT), Many Rivers

Fellow of Institute of Financial Markets in South Africa; Certified Finance and Treasury Professional Member (Senior) of Finance and Treasury Association; Executive Director Treasury & Investment ServicesGeneral Manager / CEO Uniting Financial Services, Director Uniting Church Trust Association Limited – Uniting Financial Services (The Uniting Church Synod of NSW and ACT); Executive Director – Financial Services Commission, CEO Anglican Financial Services (Anglican Diocese of Brisbane).  

Special Responsibilities:

Member, CHC Finance Committee

Ps Brian Mulheran

(June 2014 -)

Qualifications:

BSc(UQ), MTh(Man),

Experience:

Dean, School of Ministries; Executive Pastor, Citipointe Church

Special Responsibilities:

Nominee, Citipointe Church, COC.

Jeff Skinner

(March 2017 – )

Qualifications:

Dip Teach (CHC), BEd (CHC), M Prof Acct (USQ), CPA

Experience:

Managing Director, Crown Noble Accountants & Advisors (Public CPA Accounting Firm)
Managing Director, Crown Noble Financial Services Pty Ltd (Financial Planning Firm)
Licensed CPA Public Practice Practitioner
Registered Tax Agent
Director, Citipointe Christian College Foundation Limited
Board Member, Citipointe Christian College, Carindale

Special Responsibilities:

Chair, CHC Finance Committee.

Company Secretary

Dr Rodney St Hill

(2016 -)

 

Qualifications:

BCom(Hons) (Newcastle), PhD (Canterbury)

Experience:

Vice President (Academic), CHC

Special Responsibilities:

Meeting Schedule 2017: 6 March, 12 April, 19 June, 28 August, 30 October, 11 December

In accordance with Section 2s of the Council Charter, Council has established a number of Committees to assist Council in the execution of its duties. The Committees make recommendations and report to Council. The Committees are:

                            • Finance Committee
                            • Fundraising Committee
                            • Honorary Titles Advisory Committee
                            • Nominations Committee
                            • Professoriate Appointments Advisory Committee
                            • Remuneration Committee
                            • Risk Management Committee

Academic Board

The academic structures comprise of Academic Board and its committees, and school-level Boards of Studies. As the principal committee, the major functions of Academic Board are to develop, implement, monitor and review academic programs, standards and processes, to develop, approve, implement and review academic policy, and to provide advice to Council on matters concerning the quality of academic programs at CHC.

CHC Academic Board Terms of Reference (attachment)

The collective oversight of the academic community is exercised through CHC Academic Board and its sub-committees:

                            • Course Development Committee
                            • Learning and Teaching Committee
                            • Research Committee
                            • School Advisory Committee

CHC Executive

The CHC Executive is an advisory committee to the CEO.

Membership:

Professor Darren Iselin, President and CEO
Dr Rod St Hill, Vice President (Academic)
Mr Richard Holmes, Vice President (Advancement and Operations)
Dr Ryan Messmore, Executive Director, The Millis Institute
Ps Brian Mulheran, Dean, School of Ministries
Dr Stephen Beaumont, Dean, School of Social Sciences
Dr Craig Murison, Dean, School of Education, Humanities and Business
Mr Stephen Morton, Senior Librarian
Mr Darren Lloyd, Academic Registrar
Mrs Glenda Hepplewhite, Director of Quality and Standards