Our board, also called 'the Authority', is the National Capital Authority's primary decision-making body and provides the agency's strategic direction. It is made up of the Chair, Chief Executive of the National Capital Authority, and three non-executive members. Currently, two of our members positions are vacant. The board meets usually every six to eight weeks. The most recent meeting records are available below.
Mr Terry Weber, Chair
Mr Terry Weber was re-appointed on 21 March 2019 as (part-time) Chair of the Authority for three years from 12 June 2019. Mr Weber has been a Member of the Authority since 12 June 2014 and Chair since 1 January 2015.
Mr Weber is a Senior Partner and Federal Government Lead Partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Canberra consulting practice. He provides specialist guidance in the areas of property, infrastructure and facilities management; financial management; and service delivery models for Australian and international governments, and major corporate organisations.
From 2000 to 2008 Mr Weber was the Chief Executive Officer for UGL (United) Services, a leading global corporate real estate and outsourcing business services organisation. Mr Weber is a long-term Canberran and is currently serving on several boards, including the Canberra Raiders and the Ricky Stuart Foundation.
Mr Dennis Richardson AC, Member
Mr Dennis Richardson AC was appointed as a part-time member on 18 September 2017 for a period of five years.
Mr Richardson is a former Secretary of the Department of Defence, and Foreign Affairs and Trade; Australian Ambassador to the United States; and Director-General of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation.
Mr Richardson is a long-time Canberran and is currently serving on the Board of the Canberra Raiders, Linfox Australia and a number of other Boards.
Ms Sally Barnes, Member and Chief Executive
Ms Sally Barnes commenced as the Chief Executive of the NCA on 12 February 2018, as part of a five-year appointment.
Previously, Ms Barnes was the Director, National Parks in the Commonwealth Department of Environment and Energy. Ms Barnes is an experienced executive, and was the Chief Executive of the Office of Environment and Heritage in the NSW Government from 2012 to 2014. Ms Barnes was awarded the ACT Excellence in Women’s Leadership award for 2017.
Authority Meeting Records
The public records of each meeting are listed below. As some matters are privileged or confidential, these records follow, but do not completely represent, the formal minutes of each meeting.