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Board of Directors

Chairperson

John Colebatch

John Colebatch
 

Ex-Officio

Ken Donnelly

Ken Donnelly (Insurance Broker)

 

 Secretary

Kalpana Rao

Kalpana Rao

 

 Director

Pam Slattery

Pam Slattery
 
 

Deputy Chairperson

 Lawrence Kenny

Lawrence Kenny

 

Public Officer

Victoria Borg

Victoria Borg

 

Director

Justin Dowd

Justin Dowd

 

Director

 Michael Cole

Michael Cole

 

Treasurer

 Jean-Claude Legrand

Jean-Claude Legrand

 

Patron

Jim Taggart

Adjunct Professor Jim Taggart

 

 Director

Ann Leech

Ann Leech

 

Sub-Committees

Committee - 1 

Compliance & Audit Committee

Members & External Experts as required

  1. Lawrence Kenny (Chair)
  2. Pam Slattery 
  3. CEO - Deborah Gersbach
  4. Vijia Chain
  5. Anne Leech

 Areas of Responsibility

  • WHS
  • Compliance
  • Discrimination issues
  • Child Safety 
  • Audits
  • Policy Reviews
  • Staff Matters including bonus payments and employment issues
  • Policy Checks 

Committee - 2

Finance & Risk Committee

Members & External as required

  1. Jean-Claude Legrand (Chair)
  2. John Colebatch
  3. CEO - Deborah Gersbach
  4. Finance Manager - Tharwat Attalla  
  5. Kalpana Rao
  6. Serina Chung

Areas of Responsibility

  • Finance & Audit
  • Budgets 
  • Investments and Reserves (including Banking)
  • Risk Management 
  • Boards' Key Risk Areas
  • IT Requirements and Protocols
  • Policy reviews
  • Pound Paddock

Committee - 3

Governance & Strategy Committee

Members & External Experts as required

  1. John Colebatch (Chair)
  2. Victoria Borg
  3. CEO - Deborah Gersbach
  4. Justin Dowd
  5. David Owen

Area of Responsibility

  • Board Training 
  • Governance
  • Strategic Plan (review)
  • Constitution
  • Association Membership matters
  • Delegations manual
  • CEO's and Senior Managers positions descriptions
  • Succession Planning
  • Corporate Governance Manual 
  • Funding contracts
  • Employment contracts 
  • Policy reviews
  • Government relations including strategies for dealing with Government Agencies and Ministers 
  • Friends of NWDS (Cocktail Evening)

Fund Raising Committee

Members & External Experts as required

  1. Jean-Claude Legrand (Chair)            
  2. Kalpana Rao
  3. Pam Slattery
  4. CEO-Deborah Gersbach
  5. Katrina Rindfleish
  6. Raman Iyer
  7. Annette Tuttlebee
  8. Jane Cole
  9. Michael Cole
  10. John Brawley

 

Auditors

Nationwide Financial

D.J. Di Giulio & Associates Pty Ltd.

Dino Di Giulio - Principal

PO Box 8224

Baulkham Hills BC, NSW 2153

Ph: 02 9898 6777

Fax: 02 9659 0911

Email: information@nationwidefinancial.com.au