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Posted : Thursday, 26th April 2018 - 2:49 pm

Organisation : Australian Diabetes Educators Association

Location : Australia

Time required : The ADEA National Office is based in Canberra, however our current board of directors are based in different States/Territories throughout Australia. Face to face board meetings are conducted quarterly (generally in alternating States) with additional teleconferences held as required. The requirement for the independent director is that the candidate be qualified in finance/accounting. The candidate should also be interested in assuming the position of Treasurer of the board, and sit on the board’s Finance, Audit and Risk Management (FARM) committee which will involve additional quarterly phone calls. Appointment term is for 3 years, with the option of extending for one further term.

Duration of project : Up to 6 years effective from August 2018 (2 terms of 3 years)

Contact Name : Dr Joanne Ramadge, Chief Executive Officer

Contact Phone : 02 6173 1004

Contact Email : applications@adea.com.au

About the Role

The Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) is seeking to appoint an independent director with financial experience to its board.

The ADEA is a not for profit organisation working with health professionals, government and the public to reduce the prevalence and impact of diabetes both in Australia.

The ADEA believes in the rights of people with or at risk of diabetes, their carers and their families to obtain timely access to quality diabetes education and care that meet their individual needs and circumstances throughout the continuum of life and the continuum of diabetes.

The ADEA is committed to supporting its members’ efforts to provide evidence–based best practice diabetes education and care to people with or at risk of diabetes, their carers and families. The board is responsible for the overall strategic direction and works with management in setting strategies and maintaining oversight of the organisation.

The ADEA National Office is based in Canberra, however our current board of directors are based in different States/Territories throughout Australia. Face to face board meetings are conducted quarterly (generally in alternating States) with additional teleconferences held as required. The requirement for the independent director is that the candidate be qualified in finance/accounting. The candidate should also be interested in assuming the position of Treasurer of the board, and sit on the board’s Finance, Audit and Risk Management (FARM) committee which will involve additional quarterly phone calls. Appointment term is for 3 years, with the option of extending for one further term.

The position is an honorary appointment (with meeting expenses covered) and will commence in August 2018. Information about the ADEA is available at http://www.adea.com.au/about-us/.

Applications are invited for the appointment and must be received by COB 31 May 2018 by providing a CV and Cover Letter outlining your interest and expertise. Please email your application in confidence to applications@adea.com.au

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Australian Diabetes Educators Association
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Dr Joanne Ramadge, Chief Executive Officer

Phone : 02 6173 1004

Email : applications@adea.com.au


Please quote in application: Independent Board Director via Pro Bono Australia.


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