Convening the Professional Standards Committee

The members of the Committee are appointed by Kooyoora Ltd and hold office on such terms and conditions as may be determined from time to time by resolution of the Directors of the company.

The Committee shall have at least 4 members including the chair.
Its membership of the PSC shall be constituted so as collectively to provide experience and appropriate professional qualifications in—

  1. law;
  2. the ministry; and
  3. child protection, investigations, social work, ethics or counselling.

The Committee shall include at least one person who is not a member of the Anglican Church of Australia and so far as it is reasonably practicable shall have at least one man and at least one woman.

Membership of the Committee

The current members of the Professional Standards Committee are–

Position Name Anglican
Chair Professional Standards Committee Mr Daryl Williams QC Barrister Yes
Member Professional Standards Committee Ms Christine Withers Child Protection (retired) No
Member Professional Standards Committee Mr Denis Shackell Psychologist Yes
Member Professional Standards Committee Nick Goodenough Barrister, criminal law practice No
Member Professional Standards Committee Heather Marten Clergy Yes
Member Professional Standards Committee Helen Wirz Family Therapist No

 

All contact with the Committee must be through the Director of Professional Standards at dps@kooyoora.org.au.

Extract

Provisions of the Professional Standards Uniform Act relating to the Professional Standards Committee