State Commissioner 

06 October 2020

Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT is calling for Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified candidates for the role of State Commissioner, to commence from the 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Association.
The role of State Commissioner is defined in the State Commissioner position description  and  encompasses:
  • the duties of State Commissioner as set out in the Constitution (Clauses 7.3, 7.12, 8.3, 8.5, 9.2, 9.7 and 12) ;
  • holding the role of Chair of the Membership Management Committee as outlined in the terms of reference ;
  • the option of holding the role of Chair of the Board of Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT; and 
  • the option of representing Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT asa Director of the Board of Girl Guides Australia.
To be eligible for the role you must be nominated by two other Adult Members of Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT, have been a Member of Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT for a minimum of three (3) years, have made the Promise and not be the incumbent State Commissioner.

Girl Guides NSW ACT & NT Board has recently approved a strategic change process to enable the Association to continue to provide relevant and contemporary skills development opportunities and provide girls with a place that allows them to be themselves, a place for personal development where they traverse their path at their pace, overcome challenges, make new friends and have adventures. As such, Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT is looking for a State Commissioner who will work with the Board and CEO to deliver the outcomes of the strategic plan.

Nominations close on 14 November 2020 at 5pm (Sydney time).  Applications should consist of a written nomination form  and resume (up to 4 pages). If you are successful in being short listed, you will be required to present an audio-visual presentation (no more than 10 minutes) at an online face-to-face Board meeting on 10 December, given current meeting restrictions.

For up to 6 months prior to the 2021 AGM, the incoming State Commissioner elect has the opportunity to be mentored by the current State Commissioner, with her term formally commencing as of the 2021 AGM.

Any queries please contact Shauna Jarrett, Company Secretary, Girl Guides Association (New South Wales) by email.


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