Mills will assume the role on the 24th February after an almost four month search.
The Union will move to a grant-based funding system.
The decision follows an increase in staff hours from 40% to 60% earlier in September.
The Board has recently come under fire for a lack of transparency
Honi spoke to staff about their concerns regarding the recently announced cut to hours.
The announcement confirms what Honi reported on last night regarding the Senate appointed directors allegedly swaying the election.
On the structural issues which underpin the USU.
Staff had not been consulted prior to the USU announcing that their pay would be cut today.
Honi's profile and full interview with 2020 USU Board Candidate Vikki Qin