Date: January 10, 2014

Golf NSW seeks EOIs for a new Board Director

It is with regret that the Board of Golf NSW announces the resignation of Director, Jean Moran. The Board would like to sincerely thank Jean for all her time, effort, and valuable input during her time on the Board of Golf NSW. To fulfil its obligations under the constitution, the Board of Golf NSW will be undertaking a process to fill the casual Board vacancy, and has decided to seek Expressions of Interest from the wider golfing community to assist this process. Chris Allen – Chairman

The Position

Golf NSW is currently seeking Expressions of Interest from female golf club members who may be interested in a role as a Board Director. Under the Golf NSW constitution, the Board of Golf NSW is to consist of nine (9) Directors, and a casual vacancy currently exists for a female Director position. As a Board Director, you will be responsible for the Governance and Fiduciary interests of Golf NSW and its members, and be actively involved with the progression of the organisation through its Strategic Plan. The term of the appointment is until the Golf NSW AGM on October 29, 2014, after which time the appointed Director would have the opportunity to continue in the role, subject to an election process. Board Meetings are conducted approximately six times annually at the Golf NSW Office at Arncliffe, Sydney, and in addition there are three Council meetings annually, at which your attendance would also be expected. Potential involvement with Board sub-committees may necessitate additional meetings throughout the year. The role of Director of Golf NSW is a voluntary/un-paid position, however travel and other expenses associated with fulfilling your role will be reimbursed.

Desirable Qualifications and Professional Experience

Whilst not essential, professional experience/qualifications in the fields of Commercial, Marketing/Promotion, Change Management, Legal, Communications and Information Systems, have been identified as areas of expertise that would complement the current Board skills set.

Application Process

To download the Expression of Interest document click on the link below. Expressions of Interest, along with supporting documentation (CV, etc.) must be received by the close of business on January 24, 2014, by; Email: Post: Chris Allen, Chairman, Golf NSW, PO Box 195, Arncliffe, NSW, 2205.

About Golf NSW

Golf NSW is the governing body for amateur golf in NSW and the ACT, and is a member of Golf Australia, the National sporting organisation for amateur golf in Australia. The role of Golf NSW is to efficiently promote, market and advance the game of golf in the State in collaboration with Golf Australia, State Golf Associations and other industry bodies, ensuring a viable future for the game. Golf NSW services 385 Golf Clubs throughout NSW and the ACT, 33 District Golf Associations, along with 155,000 affiliated golfers. Golf NSW currently employs 15 full time staff, and has an annual turnover of $7.2m.