Generally, the President of the Board convenes a board consisting of either the President or Deputy President, and a clergy person and a lay person, each appointed by the President from the panel: extract from the Act
A single member, appointed by the President, can constitute the Board for a matter that does not involve sexual abuse.
So far as it is reasonably practicable, the Board consisting of more than one member must include at least one man and one woman and one person who is not a member of the Church.
a President and a Deputy President appointed by the Scheme Directors, and Senior Members, each of whom shall be or shall have been either a judicial officer or a practising barrister or solicitor of at least 10 years’ standing of the Supreme Court of a State or Territory; and
at least 9 other persons appointed by the Scheme Directors of whom at least—
2 shall not be members of the Anglican Church of Australia;
2 shall be members of the clergy; and
5 who may or may not be members of the Church, having professional qualifications and experience —
in psychiatry or psychology with current or recent clinical experience with patients who have been victims of child abuse or sexual misconduct; or
in child protection, investigations, social work, ethics, medicine or counselling.
Membership of the Committee
The current members of the Professional Standards Committee are–
President Professional Standards Board
Mr Robin Brett QC
Deputy President Professional Standards Board Panel