About Governance and Management
General governance and management of Carey is under the direction of the Carey Board and Carey Management Team. Advisory boards provide expertise to the Management Team in specific priority areas. These include te Kahui Whakaruruhau, Academic Advisory Board and Chinese Advisory Board. The Foundation Board consists of trustees appointed by Carey and the Baptist Union Assembly Council to support the building of a capital fund for the future of the College.
Carey Management Team
Dr John Tucker – Principal, Dr Andrew Picard – Director of Carey Graduate School, Chris Berry – Executive Director, Rob Ayres – Academic Director, Luke Kaa-Morgan – Te Pouarataki mō te hīkoi, Jonny Weir – Director of Ministry Training
The Carey Board meets at least four times a year and is responsible for the governance of the College within the guidelines set by the Assembly of the Baptist Union. It is comprised of the officers of the Union and the College Principal (all ex-officio), six members elected by the Annual Assembly who then serve for a two-year term, one member elected by the Carey Baptist College Students’ Association, one member of the teaching staff of the College elected by the staff. The Board may co-opt up to three additional members.
Grant Harris – Board Chair, Mark Powell – Board Deputy Chair, John Tucker – Carey Principal, Chris Berry – Board Secretary, Ravi Musaka – Baptist Union, Charles Hewlett – National Leader, Hamish Baxter – Board Member, Mark Haines – Board Member, Adrienne Cleland – Board Member, Christine Beales-White – Board Member, Clifford Thompson – Board Member, Siong Ng – Staff Representative, Torin Bradley – Student Representative
Te Kahui Whakaruruhau o Carey
Te Kahui Whakaruruhau o Carey, (our Māori advisory group) provides guidance and advice around Māori programmes and te Tiriti hikoi at Carey. Members include the Kaiarahi Rangahau Māori, Principal (both ex-officio) and members of Baptist churches and Māori communities around Aotearoa.
Academic Advisory Board
The Academic Advisory Board is appointed by the Academic Director with approval from the Principal to advise Carey on academic matters. Members include the Academic Director (Chair), Principal, Director of Carey Graduate School (all ex-officio), and appointees from other tertiary institutions. The Board meets twice a year.
Chinese Advisory Board
The Chinese Advisory Board provides guidance and direction on the resources and courses delivered in Chinese at Carey, and advises the Management Team on other opportunities to support the training of Chinese Christians. It is comprised of leaders from Chinese congregations throughout Auckland and includes the Carey Principal.
Carey Foundation Board
The Carey Foundation Board exists to support and secure Carey’s future by building a capital fund through gifts, legacies and property acquisition. It consists of representatives from the Carey Board and the Baptist Union Assembly Council.
Hamish Baxter – Chair, Dr John Tucker – Carey Principal, Liz Wilson – Baptist Union Senior Accountant, Grant Harris – Carey Board, Chris Berry – Carey Board, Charles Hewlett – Baptist Union National Leader,