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tertiary education sector’s reputation for quality.
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ITECA’s policy team in Canberra works with
members to drive reforms to support the sector.
The Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA) is led by a Board that’s firmly focused on ensuring that the organisation has the vision, capacity and resources to support its members.
The ITECA Board ensures that the organisation develops and implements strategies and supporting policies to enable it to fulfil the objectives set out in the ITECA constitution. The ITECA Board delegates the day to day management of the organisation but remains accountable to the members for the organisation's performance. The board monitors and supports the Chief Executive and his team in an on-going way.
ITECA Board of Directors
◾ Adj. Prof. Wilhelm Harnisch FAICD FIML
◾ Prof. Alan Bowen-James
◾ Alexis Watt GAICD
◾ Alana Anderson FAICD
◾ Andrew Shea
◾ Trish Ridley
◾ Michael Gleadow
◾ Ron Maxwell GAICD
◾ Prof. Kathryn von Treuer
◾ Troy Williams LFAIB FIML MAICD
Deputy Chair - Higher Education
Deputy Chair - Vocational Education & Training
Chief Executive & Company Secretary
The Board has a responsibility for overall compliance performance, ensuring the organisation develops and implements systems to enable it to comply with its legal and policy obligations and ensure the organisation's assets are protected through appropriate risk management.
ITECA Board Governance Framework
◾ ITECA Constitution [PDF]
◾ ITECA Board Charter [PDF]
◾ ITECA Code of Ethics [PDF]
◾ ITECA Bylaws [PDF]
The ITECA Board is strongly committed to ensuring that the organisation maintains a strategic direction that aligns with the needs and interests of its members within the context of the governance framework set out in the Corporations Act (Cth) 2001.
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