Dr Don Owers AM – Chair
Dr Don Owers has been Chair of COPHE since 2012 and is currently Principal of St. Barnabas College, Adelaide. In 2007, he was made a Member of the Order of Australia for service to victims and survivors of church related abuse and still researches in this important area.
Don was CEO of Tabor College of Higher Education for eight years, having previously held the position of Academic Dean.
Don has also been a member of the Office for Learning and Teaching Expert Panel and Specialist Awards Panel, the TEQSA Ministerial Advisory Committee and the TEQSA Standards Transition Advisory Group. He was also recently appointed to the Higher Education Standards Panel.