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External Director

Location : Australian Capital Territory

Organisation : Dietitians Association of Australia

Work Type : Contract/Temporary

Salary Type : Volunteer

Application Closing Date : 03-11-2017

About the Role

Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) Board
Call for applications for appointment to the role of external, independent DAA Board Director

DAA is the national peak body representing dietitians in Australia. DAA supports its members by providing a range of services including continuing professional development opportunities, an annual national conference, access to a variety of resources, professional advice, networking opportunities, representation, advocacy and promotion of the profession.
Dietetics in Australia is self-regulating and DAA administers the accreditation of Australian dietetics university courses, recognition of overseas qualifications and the Accredited Practising Dietitian program.
The DAA Board currently comprises 8 elected directors who elect the Chair and Vice Chair of the Board. A recent change to the constitution permitted the appointment of up to two external directors. A Skills Assessment undertaken by the Board highlighted the need to recruit high level skills in Business Development including skills in Finance generally.
DAA seeks expressions of interest from suitably skilled individuals to be appointed to the Board of Directors.
To be eligible for appointment as an external Director, you must: not currently be, or have previously been, eligible for membership of DAA; not hold any kind of nutrition and / or dietetics qualification; not have any personal or professional relationships or positions which may constitute a conflict of interest or compromise your independence. The term of appointment to the Board shall be for a period of up to two years, with eligibility for reappointment.
For more information regarding DAA, the role and application process, please download the forms below.
Candidate Application Pack
• Brief overview of DAA board processes
• Application Form including selection criteria
• Declaration of Interest Form
For more information, please refer to www.daa.asn.au. In the “About DAA” section you will find information on the Constitution, By-laws, Directors and Executive Staff, the most recent Annual Report and the current Strategic Plan.
For enquiries, please email ceo@daa.asn.au or call 02 61891200
Applications close: 3 November 2017

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Dietitians Association of Australia

DAA is the national peak body representing dietitians in Australia. DAA supports its members by providing a range of services including continuing professional development opportunities, an annual national conference, access to a variety of resources, professional advice, networking opportunities, representation, advocacy and promotion of the profession.
Dietetics in Australia is self-regulating and DAA administers the accreditation of Australian dietetics university courses, recognition of overseas qualifications and the Accredited Practising Dietitian program.

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Position Description : External Director Advertisement

For details concerning this role, please contact

Claire Hewat

Phone : 02 6189 1200

Email : corporate@daa.asn.au

www.daa.asn.au


Please quote in application: External Director via Pro Bono Australia.


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