Avondale University College Council

Chair

Pastor Glenn Townend (7 August 2015 - present)
BA (Theol), MA (Religion)
Chancellor
President, Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific
Director: Ex officio
Chair: University Status Advisory Subcommittee

Secretary

Prof Kevin Petrie (31 March 2020 - present)
Dip Tch, BEd, MEd, EdD
Vice-Chancellor and President
Avondale University College
Director: Ex officio
Assoc Prof Peter Kilgour (29 March 2018 - present)
BA, DipEd, GDipEdAdmin, Med, MathsEdD, MACE
Chair, Academic Board
Avondale University College
Director: Ex officio
Eva Ing (24 April 2015 - present)
BEc, MBA, CPA
Director: Appointed by Avondale University College Council

Pro-Chair

Mr Rodney Brady (1 March 2004 - present)
DipBus, GradDipAcc, MA, CPA, MAICD
Director: Appointed by members of Avondale University College Ltd
Chair: Finance and Infrastructure Subcommittee

Deputy Pro-Chair

Pastor Lionel Smith (10 March 2014 - present)
BA(Theol), MA(Theol), MBA, LLB(Hons), GDLP
Director: Appointed by members of Avondale University College Ltd
Chair: Human Resources Subcommittee
Mr Todd Saunders (24 February 2014 - present)
BBus(Acc), CPA
Director: Appointed by members of Avondale University College Ltd
Prof Toni Downes (17 October 2018 - present)
GAICD, PhD, Med, BEd
Director: appointed by Council
Dr Carolyn Rickett (17 October 2018 - present)
Art.D, BA(Hons), MA, BEd
Director: Elected by and from the Avondale staff
Ms Natalie Wilson (6 March 2020 – present)
Director: Elected by and from the undergraduate students of Avondale University College
Prof Esther Chang (22 October 2018 - present)
FRCNA, PhD, MEd, BAppSc (Adv.Nursing), DNE, CM, RN
Director: Appointed by the SDA Church AUC Executive Committee
Postgraduate student representative
Director: Elected by and from the postgraduate students of Avondale University College

Recording secretary

Heather Butcher
Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor
Avondale University College
Meetings 2020: 24 March, 5 May, 16 June, 4 August, 27 October, 15 December.