Nominations open for NA Board of Directors

Applications are sought from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for election to the Board of Directors Netball Australia Ltd (NA). 

The election of Directors will take place on Saturday, 3 May 2014. Positions to be elected by Delegates from each of the State and Territory Member Organisations (MO) are:

  1. Two Directors who will be elected for a term of three years. 

Elected Director Qualification and Election Procedures By-Law 110129

NA is a not for profit national sporting organisation established to support and promote the sport of netball in Australia through the marketing, organisation and facilitation of all aspects of the game nationally and internationally.

Nominations for Directors must be:

  • in writing;
  • certified by the nominee expressing her or his willingness to accept the position for which she or he is nominated. 

An employee of a MO and/or of NA cannot also be a Member of the NA Board.

In accordance with clause 25.1(c) of the NA Constitution “an elected Director, who is a member of a Member Organisation’s Board and/or Executive, must resign that position immediately should they be elected to the Board”.

Nominees for Elected Director positions on the Board must meet the qualifications as set out in the Elected Director Qualification and Election Procedures By-Law.

Nominees for an elected Director position must be a member of NA. Membership is available through their relevant State or Territory MO.

Preferred requirements

NA has a commitment to securing and maintaining a balanced and skilled national Board to represent its members and their interests.  NA also has a commitment to provide contemporary, respected corporate governance and leadership to the membership.  Experience in the areas of business, legal affairs, government relations and finance, in addition to netball knowledge and skills, will be highly regarded.

Applications from candidates wishing to stand as Director should address the qualifications as set out in the Elected Director Qualification and Election Procedure By-Law in writing and include qualifications and experience, which support the application.

The typed documentation (preferably submitted by email) should be no longer than four pages. Expressions of interest will be circulated to the voting delegates of NA for voting at the Annual General Meeting on Saturday, 3 May 2014.

Applicants should also complete and return the Consent to Act as a Director Form with their written application to NA.

Applications must be in writing to and received by 5.00pm (AEDT) on Wednesday, 19 March 2014.