Expressions of Interest closed for Recfishwest Appointed Board Directors

NOTE: EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THESE POSITIONS.  

Recfishwest is seeking expressions of interest from high-calibre, suitably qualified people to fill Director roles on the Recfishwest Board who can help us achieve our vision through their experience, expertise and knowledge.

Our purpose is to ensure great fishing experiences for all in the WA community, forever. Our commitment is to protect, promote and develop sustainable, accessible, enjoyable and safe fishing for the benefit of the community.

The Recfishwest Board of Management comprises of eight directors.

  • Five directors elected from the membership; and
  • Three directors appointed by the Recfishwest Board based on expertise.

At the 2022 AGM,  two vacancies will exist for Director positions. These positions will be appointed by the Recfishwest Board at its first meeting following the AGM. Under the Constitution, current Directors may also seek to be reappointed.

Recfishwest is Western Australia’s State Government recognised peak body for recreational fishing, representing the rights and interests of 700,000 fishers.

EOI details 

Organisation type: Not-for-profit                                           Location: Perth, Western Australia

Number of paid staff: 16

Area of expertise being sought: Strategic communications, corporate business, science and/or social/community experience and expertise

Term: Two years

Board meeting frequency: approx. six weeks                      Board size: Eight Directors

Board meeting times: afternoon/ evening                            Director payment: $200 sit-fee per meeting

Board meeting methods: face-to-face; online/dial in, reasonable travel assistance is provided for regional board members

Corporate governance: https://recfishwest.org.au/about-us/governance/

The Board of Directors of Recfishwest is committed to excellence in corporate governance and enhancing the interests of the organisation’s members and all recreational fishers in WA.

Recfishwest values diversity and we strongly encourage suitably qualified women and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

For more information:

Please contact, Vanessa Abbott on 9246 3366 or vanessa@recfishwest.org.au

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