At the AGM on Saturday 15th May, we’ll be accepting nominations for Committee Members and appointing Office Bearers. What’s involved in the committee? Generally speaking:
- Meetings once per month (approx. 2hrs) and at times a decision out of session via email
- Assistance with (or recruiting volunteers to assist) at major activities including tournaments, presentation events, finals nights)
- Custodianship of the sport of volleyball in our region, protection of our members and volunteers, and transparent governance in the administration of the committee under the frameworks determined by Volleyball NSW, Volleyball Australia and the Australian Sports Commission.
If you would like to be nominated to the Committee, please complete a Nomination Form and return to our Secretary, Danielle (firstname.lastname@example.org), otherwise nominations may also be taken during the AGM and candidates voted in.
What are the roles of the Office Bearers? The role of Office Bearers is prescribed in the Constitution.
President & Vice President: provide leadership and guidance to the committee in the conduct of meetings and activities on behalf of members, act as spokespeople and represent the committee at stakeholder meetings, lead strategic development of the sport, provide support and guidance for the implementation of governance and member protection frameworks. The President and Vice-President work closely to maintain open channels of communication between members, the Committee, and all stakeholders.
Secretary: attend Committee meetings, take minutes, distribute information to Committee members, liaise with the community regarding activities and opportunities within the sport, administer the member database.
Treasurer: attend Committee meetings, provide financial updates, process transactions and reconcile the Association’s accounts, liaise with stakeholders (bookeeper, venues, suppliers, etc).
General Committee members: attend Committee meetings, contribute to discussions and decision making, act as ambassadors of the sport, upholding the ethos of the committee, its vision and values in their dealings with members and the community. General Committee members may also contribute to the outcomes of sub-committees which have been delegated with tasks and key outcomes by the Committee (representative programs, events, social activities, fundraising, etc).*