|Call for Nominations Non-Executive Director Positions The Scout Association of Australia New South Wales Branch|
The Scouts Australia NSW Board of Directors invites suitable candidates to apply for three Non-Executive Director roles.
Scouts NSW engages and inspires young Australians to develop confidence, resilience and leadership.
For more than one hundred years Scouts has offered well-established, safe environments that let Australian children enjoy adventures, expand their horizons and become self-sufficient. As Scouts progress through the program, they gain confidence in themselves, and dealing with life’s curves; they acquire problem solving, risk management and leadership skills; and they learn the importance of honesty, integrity and community service.
Three (3) Non-Executive Director positions on the Board of Directors are to be filled at the Scouts NSW AGM on 15 July 2017. The Board comprises twelve people of whom six are Ex Officio Directors and six are Non-Executive Directors. Board Members are not remunerated by Scouts NSW. As a Director, you are responsible and accountable for the overall governance of the Association.
Non-Executive Directors should be nominated on the basis of appropriate qualifications, experience and skills. In order to provide an appropriate mix of skills across the Board membership, candidates with the following experience and skills are being sought for positions in 2017:
The Treasurer is responsible for the management of the finances and accounts of the Corporation under the direction of the Board and reports on such matters to the Board as it requires.
Skills and Qualifications for Treasurer:
Government Relations and Corporate Affairs
Corporate Governance and Strategy
Duties and Obligations
As a Non-Executive Director you will be expected to:
Individuals should only nominate if they are willing, able and have enough time to make the commitment. Directors must be 18 years or older.
Nominations close at 5 pm on 18 May 2017. Any nomination received after this time will not be considered. Contact will be made with all candidates by the end of June.
Questions about the process or how to apply can be directed to the Scouts NSW State Office on 02 9735 9000.