Water Polo Victoria (WPV) seeks nominations from suitably qualified people to fill a number of Board positions. Currently there are two elected Board positions and one co-opted position vacant. All Board positions are readvertised annually, and elections are conducted during the Annual AGM in November.
WPV is the is the governing body for water polo in Victoria, with 22 affiliated clubs and approximately 1,400 members. It is affiliated with the national body, Water Polo Australia (WPA). WPV and its affiliated clubs offer competitions throughout the year, from under 12 years through to adults of all ages. In addition, WPV runs an athlete development program for talented and aspiring athletes.
The criteria for the Board positions are as follows:
A keen interest in developing and supporting Water Polo in Victoria
The ability to work cooperatively and as part of a team on a board
An understanding of good governance and especially
The leadership role of a Board and of its Directors
The necessary capacity to focus on strategic rather than operational issues, and the corresponding ability to distinguish between matters for the Board and matters for management
The requirements to meet the obligations of being a board member including preparations for meetings, contributions out of meeting time and the attendance at WPV events as relevant.
An understanding of the role community sport plays in Victoria
Favourable consideration will be given to candidates who fill some or all of the following criteria:
Additional information and instructions
The WPV Board comprises a maximum of nine (9) elected Directors and up to two (2) co-opted/appointed Directors as prescribed by the Constitution
WPV is committed to diversity and inclusion in all its business and activity areas.
There are eleven Board Meetings per year held monthly, at 6:30pm on the second Monday of the month at MSAC, Aughtie Drive, Albert Park.
Nominations for the above position close on 7 June 2019 at 5.30pm and should be submitted to the Company Secretary – Jo-Anne Dal Santo – via email to firstname.lastname@example.org Nominations should include a CV not exceeding 3 pages, and a cover letter not exceeding 2 pages addressing the above criteria. Applications will be circulated to all WPV Board members. At its discretion, the WPV Board may conduct candidate interviews. Any interviews will take place in the week starting 10 June 2019
For any queries about this process, please contact the Company Secretary – Jo-Anne Dal Santo – at email@example.com or by phone on 0438 949 009.