New South Wales
Call for Nominations - NSW Executive Committee
22 September 2016
The Australia China Business Council is the peak body for Australia’s bilateral business, trade and investment relationship with China working with over 1000 member companies across its seven branches around Australia. The NSW Branch is supported by an active Executive Committee working with the Branch Chief Executive Officer.
The NSW Branch seeks enthusiastic individuals with a passion for, as well as a working knowledge of the Australia China relationship to sit on the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee will help shape the strategic direction of the NSW Branch. As a membership based organisation we encourage our members to take an active role in developing the ACBC and the Australia China Business relationship.
The following roles are open for nomination:
• 9 x Ordinary Members
To nominate for the NSW Executive Committee please complete the form here
by COB Wednesday 5 October 2016.
As per the Constitution of the ACBC, nominees must be financial members of the ACBC and be nominated by a current financial member of the ACBC (i.e. you cannot self-nominate). Should you have any questions about your company’s financial status, please call us on 02 9347 0349.
If more nominations are received than the number of the available positions an election will be required and take place at the Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday 26 October 2016.
Please contact the Branch CEO, Natalie Cope (+61 2 9247 0349), should you have any queries.
Responsibilities of Office Bearer Positions
The President plays a pivotal role in overseeing and managing the operations of the branch with the Branch CEO. The President has represented ACBC at functions, hosted many of the Branch’s 60 events annually, and engaged with high level stakeholders. The Branch President is also a Director on the ACBC National Board and, in that capacity, expected to attend National board meetings, National events, and other activities as required by the National Office.
The Treasurer plays an important role in overseeing the financial position of the Branch. The position involves developing the operational budgets, developing event and activity budgets, accountability for the financial position for the Branch, and liaising with Executive Committee members, sponsors and members on financial matters. The Treasurer is expected to have an accounting background.
There are nine ordinary members represented on the ACBC Executive Committee. It is expected that Ordinary Members play a role in leading the Branch’s engagement in specific sectors aligned with the Branch’s priorities. Ordinary Members are expected to Chair a Sub-Committee of members from a relevant sector, engage with stakeholders from the sector they represent, develop a strategy for the Sub-Committee, assist in arranging events relevant to the sector, represent ACBC at engagements, and deepen the Branch’s engagement in that area.
See the documents below: Copy1NSW_Branch_Nomination_Form_2016-17.pdf