Board of Directors

Chairperson

John Colebatch

John Colebatch

Deputy Chairperson

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John Wakeling

Secretary/Public Officer

Kalpana Rao

Kalpana Rao

                       Treasurer

                                            Jean-Claude Legrand

                                             Jean-Claude Legrand

 

   Director

   Ann Leech 

           Anne- Leech

                          Director

                                               Justin Dowd

                                  Justin Dowd

                                                               

                                     

                          Director

                                                           Lawrence Kenny

                                                Lawrence Kenny

                         Director

                                                    maria short2

                                        Maria Short

                         Patron

                                                     Jim Taggart

 

                                 Adjunct Professor Jim Taggart

                         Ex- Officio

                                                                Ken Donnelly

                                      Ken Donnelly (Insurance Broker)

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. CEO - Deborah Gersbach
  3. Justin Dowd
  4. 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 Tuttlebe
  8. 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