Independent Director – Legal experience

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Organisation : Australian Diabetes Educators Association

Location : Australia

Time required : TBC

Duration of project : 3 years

Sector : Health – General

Posted on : 7 Jan, 2020

About the role

The Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) is seeking to appoint an independent Director with legal experience to its Board.

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 Australian and overseas.

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. Diabetes education empowers people with diabetes to effectively self-manage the care and treatment of their diabetes or pre-diabetes.

The Board is responsible for the overall strategic direction and works with management in setting strategies for the organisation.

The ADEA National Office is based in Canberra however our Directors are based in different states in Australia. Face-to-face Board meetings are conducted each quarter with additional teleconferences held as required. We are seeking an independent Director who is qualified in legal services. The term of appointment is 3 years, with the option of one further 3 year term.

The position is an honorary appointment and will commence in February 2020. Information about ADEA is available at

Please click on the following to read the ADEA Constitution and By-Laws.

Applications are invited for the appointment. Please provide a CV and covering letter outlining your skills, experience and interest in this position by 5pm, Friday 24 January 2020.

Applications should be addressed to Ms Aneesa Khan at

About the organisation

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

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this volunteering opportunity.

Please quote in application: Independent Director – Legal experience via Pro Bono Australia.


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