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  Bruce Whalan  
Treasurer  Julia King Manager
BLG Business Advisors
Board Member Jenny Flowers Principal
Five Islands Secondary College
Board Member Cheryl Burling Head Teacher Vocational Education and Training
Board Member  Joanne Flanagan Registered Training Organisation Manager
 Catholic Education, Diocese of Wollongong
Board Member  Linda Marquis
Board Member Gerry McLean