Director Marketplace – Not for Profit Boards
Interested in gaining a position on a NFP board? Join this webinar to expand your knowledge of the NFP sector to increase your likelihood of being appointed to a NFP board.
What the webinar series covers:
- Why serve on a NFP board?
- Governance structures of NFP bodies
- Challenges in the NFP sector
- What skills are in demand for NFP boards
- The process by which you obtain a NFP board role
- What you can bring to the table
- Starter due diligence
- Tips when applying for vacancies.
Two live virtual sessions with comprehensive slides + video presentations, case studies and reading to access in your own time.
Session 1: Thursday 23 June 2022 @ 3.00 pm - 4.15 pm (AEST) with Ruth & Claire
Session 2: Thursday 30 June 2022 @ 3.00 pm - 4.15 pm (AEST) with Claire & expereinced panel
It is advisable that you attend both dates, but the session is recorded and you can catch up if you miss one.
Ruth Medd FCPA
Chair, WOB Pty Ltd (appointed April 2006)
Chair, Women on Boards Australia (appointed February 2018)
Chair, Health and Sciences Institute Pty Ltd
Chair, Australian Chocolate Pty Ltd
Trustee, NSW Historic Houses Trust
Board Member, National Foundation for Australian Women
Ruth is a Certified Practising Accountant and former IT professional who has been pursuing a career as a Non-Executive-Director since 2000. She was the founding chair of Women on Boards and in this capacity has been instrumental in the growth of the business and supported many thousands of women to become board members. She maintains wide interests outside of WOB, including in the start-up sector and angel investing as well as her other board and committee roles. Ruth was previously the chair of Australian Ethical Superannuation, a member of the NSW Casino Control Authority and a director of the Infants Home at Ashfield. Prior executive roles include executive director of the Australian Association of National Advertisers and senior positions with Telstra, the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal and the Federal Government.
Non-Executive Director, WOB Pty Ltd (appointed April 2006)
Executive Director, Women on Boards Australia (appointed February 2018)
Deputy President & Building Committee Chair, Central Coast Conservatorium of Music
Non-Executive Director, Coast Shelter Emergency Accommodation Ltd
Claire is a former journalist and public relations manager who used her high level advocacy skills to co-found Women on Boards in Australia. She is a highly respected speaker on gender balance and related business issues, Claire an informed and entertaining presenter, a renowned networker and skilled at building relationships for common benefit. She became a Churchill Fellow in 2011 for her research into the effect of gender quotas on public listed company boards in Norway, the UK and France which led to the establishment of Women on Boards in the UK in 2012. Claire is a director of the Central Coast Conservatorium (of Music), a past director of the Foundation for Australian Agricultural Women and The Women's Club and a graduate of the Benevolent Society’s Sydney Social Leadership Program.