Board

The WLIS&SH Board has a range of key roles and responsibilities to ensure the organisation meets its objectives.

These include:

  • the development and review of the WLIS&SH constitution and related policy and procedures
  • the review and approval of reports, business plans, strategic plans etc
  • attending meetings as scheduled
  • approving an annual budget
  • the review and approval of financial plans and reports
  • appointing and monitoring the manager
  • carrying out a Performance Appraisal of the CEO at least annually
  • ensuring good corporate governance, including:

– high standards of integrity and ethical behaviour
– a level of transparency and consistency of action
– clear definitions of roles for Board members, employees and subcontractors
– 
accountability for operational aspects, including use of funding
– address and monitor potential conflict of interest issues

  • providing strategic leadership and direction
  • representing and promoting WLIS&SH amongst key stakeholders
  • complying with responsibilities under the relevant Incorporation legislation
  • ensuring that suitable Board members are recruited and retained
  • ensuring that WLIS&SH satisfies all legal, statutory, contractual and ethical requirements
  • ensuring appropriate insurance is taken out
  • ensuring that WLIS&SH has an appropriate risk management framework in place to mitigate or reduce corporate governance risks that have been identified

The Board currently consist of:

Chair  Tracey Freeman Director
    Freeman HR Pty Ltd
     
Deputy Chair  David Guthrey  Manager District Operations – Highlands
     Institute Manager TAFE School Relations
     
Treasurer Brett Dowd Account Manager
    Australian Training Company
     
Board Member Jenny Flowers Principal
    Five Islands Secondary College
     
Board Member Cheryl Burling Head Teacher Vocational Education and Training
   
Board Member Bruce Whalan
   
Board Member Joanne Flanagan  Registered Training Organisation Manager
Catholic Education, Diocese of Wollongong