CAUL Board

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Margie JanttiJill BennRoxanne MissinghamConstance WiebrandsRobert GerrityCarmel O'SullivanCatherine ClarkHarry Rolf

Photos (left to right from top left hand corner): Margie Jantti, Jill Benn, Roxanne Missingham, Constance Wiebrands, Bob Gerrity, Carmel O'Sullivan, Catherine Clark, Harry Rolf

CAUL Board Chair (2015 - 2019)

Margie Jantti (top left) was elected President (now Board Chair) in 2015, and re-elected for a second term in September 2017. She is currently Director Library Services at the University of Wollongong and her previous CAUL roles have included: member of the Executive Committee since 2012, Deputy President since 2014, chair of CAUL's Quality & Assessment Advisory Committee 2011-2014, and chair of the CAUL Leadership Institute 2014 program committee.  Margie was also the first recipient, in 2002, of the CAUL Achievement Award.

Board Membership

Elections are held each year for at least two members of the Board. Terms of office are for two years, with members eligible to nominate for a second term in the same role. One member is designated as CAUL treasurer. The current membership is:

Board Chair: Margie Jantti (Sep 2015-2019)

Deputy Chair: Jill Benn (Sep 2018-2020)

Board Members:

  • Roxanne Missingham (Sep 2015-2019)
  • Constance Wiebrands (Sep 2016-2020, Treasurer)
  • Robert Gerrity (Sep 2017-2019)

Program Directors (ex officio):

  • Catherine Clark (Fair, affordable and open access to knowledge) (Oct 2018-2020)
  • Carmel O'Sullivan (Digital Dexterity – the new skills for learning and research excellence) (Feb 2018-2020)

Executive Director: Mark Sutherland (Acting)

Communication & Policy Officer: Harry Rolf

Board Calendar

The 2019 Board Calendar lists meeting dates and times, along with the key agenda items for those meetings.

See Board Information & Meetings Calendar.

Change to Board Membership from 2017

In 2017, new roles of Program Directors were instituted, ex officio members of the Executive, with the two areas of work:

  • Fair, affordable and open access to knowledge
  • Digital Dexterity – the new skills for learning and research excellence


Communication and Policy Officer at CAUL
Director Library Services at University of Wollongong
Sep 2015-2019
University Librarian at Curtin University
Oct 2018-2020
University Librarian at Monash University
Sep 2017-2019
Content Procurement Manager at CAUL
University Librarian at Edith Cowan University
Sep 2016-2020, Treasurer
University Librarian at University of Western Australia
University Librarian (Chief Scholarly Information Services) at Australian National University
Sep 2015-2019
Director Library Services at University of Southern Queensland
Feb 2018-2020


20 February 2019

On the 18th February 2019 CAUL officially became an incorporated association in the ACT, under the Associations Incorporation Act 1991.

29 November 2018

CAUL and the AOASG have released a joint statement about the importance of Open Scholarship. The statement responds to recommendations in the Australian Government Funding Arrangements for non-NHMRC Research report released by the Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training in November 2018.

Author Harry Rolf
Last modified 2 July 2019