Our People

Our Board

Michael Williams – Chair

Louise Hunt – Non Executive Director

Dave Gallagher – Non Executive Director

Peter Macbeth – Non Executive Director

Duncan Taylor – Non Executive Director

Our Team

Sarah Rolton

Centre Manager

Sarah is the Centre Manager at CUC Far West, she combines her experience in education and student support to increase opportunities for people of the Far West to access and succeed in Higher Education. Sarah leads the CUC Far West team to provide high quality student services within our Centre. Further, Sarah is passionate about working with universities, schools, industry, and the community to develop outreach programs to build aspirations of young people and widen participation in Higher Education.

Lisa Turner

Learning Skills Advisor

Lisa has been providing academic support to student's at CUC Far West since joining the team in 2018. Lisa also provides academic support to local students through Charles Sturt University's Indigenous Academic Success Program. Born and raised in the Far West, Lisa is proud to bring home her teaching experience developed through work as a tutor and subject specialist at Studiosity and scuba diving instructor and first aid trainer with PADI Egypt. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of International Relations from UniSA and last year completed a Bachelor of Laws through Southern Cross University. By completing her studies primarily online while working and raising her three young children, Lisa knows first-hand the challenges many CUC students face and is excited to continue supporting student academic success through the LSA program. 

Elle Pearson

Centre Support Officer

Elle joins the CUC Far West team as the Centre Support Officer and brings extensive experience in business administration, finance and leadership.
Elle is driven by student satisfaction and provides the Far West team with operational support while assisting with the implementation of youth outreach programs.