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Call for Appointed Board Members

Call for Appointed Board Members

Date: 08 Oct 2021
Posted: 2 years ago

Triathlon Western Australia is seeking nominations from interested and suitably qualified individuals to fill the following Board Positions.

  • Appointed Director Position concluding at the TWA AGM in October 2023 and;
  • Casual Vacancy Position concluding at the TWA AGM in October 2022.

One of the above appointed directors (based on skills and experience) will be provided with the Treasurer Portfolio. Additional requirements for this position include.

  • Monthly financial report to TWA Board
  • Assistance with end of year external audit process
  • Signature to Triathlon WA Accounts
  • Member of the Audit and Risk sub-committee

In addition to the Treasurer position we are seeking a suitably qualified person with experience and skills in Stakeholder and Media Engagement.

TWA is committed to gender diversity within all levels of the sport in Western Australia, including a balanced representation of gender within its leadership.  Females interested in a unique opportunity to contribute at a strategic level to TWA are strongly encouraged to nominate for the vacant Board positions.

Nomination Form

Nominations for the position of Appointed Board Member need to be;

  • In writing, on the attached nomination form and
  • Delivered (in person or electronically) to Executive Director of Triathlon WA at the address below, before 12 noon Tuesday 19 October 2021.

By email to:
Executive Director
Email: ashleigh.apps@wa.triathlon.org.au

Or in Person to

Triathlon Western Australia
Beatty Park, 220 Vincent Street, NORTH PERTH, WA, 6006

Ph: 08 9443 9778 Office hours 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday ONLY For more information, please contact Ashleigh Apps, Executive Director, TWA on 08 9443 9778 or ashleigh.apps@wa.triathlon.org.au


Skill Set A: Finance, Accounting or Audit.

Experience or skills include but not limited to;

  • Financial planning and budgeting                                                                                                    
  • Preparing and interpreting financial reports                                                                                     
  • Finance and investment                                                                                                                   
  • Knowledge and experience with accounting practice and standards                                              
  • Financial processes and controls                                                                                                    

This appointed director will be responsible for the Treasurer Portfolio.

Skill Set B:
Stakeholder and Media engagement

Experience or skills include but not limited to;

  • Media relations/influence                                                                                                                 
  • Communication/ social media strategy                                                                                            
  • Crisis communications                                                                                                                     
  • Political relations/engagement                                                                                                         
  • Member engagement                                                                                                                             

Skill Set C:
Other desirable skills

  • Director Qualification/ AICD Member
  • Previous Board Experience
  • Regional Sport Engagement
  • Change Management
  • Connection to Triathlon WA Community

Interested candidates are required to demonstrate experience in EITHER Skill Set A or B. Additional skills met in Skill Set C is highly desirable.