Board Member Vacancies

The GGQ Board are pleased to announce an upcoming Board Election to fill two vacancies as current Board Member’s (Robyn Hulbert and Wendy Brown) terms end at the AGM in March 2021. The nominations for these positions open Tuesday 1 December 2020. At this time Kim Harrington, CEO, will circulate the required nomination forms and information.

Members are invited to participate in two ways in the election – sourcing nominations and voting.

The Board Member (referred to as Director) role is an important one within the organisation. The Board is responsible for the management, stewardship and governance of the property and affairs of Guides Queensland for the members. As such Board Directors have a significant responsibility.

It would be highly desirable for Directors to have expertise in at least one area listed below:

  • Income generation
  • Marketing brand promotion and sponsorship
  • Government relations and advocacy
  • Partnership development

If this is a role that you feel YOU or another Adult Member that you know could fulfil, please complete a nomination form. Please note successful Board Directors will take office from 1 April 2021 with a Directorship term of three years.

All nominees will need to:

  • Carefully read the Nominations Information which outlines the criteria that Board Directors are required to meet
  • All nominees must have been a financial Adult Member of GGQ for a minimum of 12 months
  • Have two proposers – who complete a Proposer Form
  • Complete the Nomination Form – that includes details of guiding experience, required personal and Directorship competencies and your personal statement covering your intended contribution as a Director

Nominations must be received by the Chief Executive Officer no later than 5pm Thursday 28 January 2021, by post or email.  Candidates must be available to attend an interview, if required, on the weekend of 30 and 31 January 2021.

Once the Nominations Committee has processed all nominations, Members will be asked to vote on successful nominees.  The voting ballot papers with details of each successful nominee will be distributed to all financial Adult Members on Thursday 4 February 2021.

Votes must be received by mail or electronically, by the Chief Executive Officer by 5pm, Friday 4 March 2021. Election results and the successful Board Directors will be announced at the AGM Friday 19 March 2021.

Applications may be retained and considered for any additional casual vacancies which become available up to the 2022 AGM.

Please email the Chair Nominations Committee, Penny Worthington pennyw@guidesqld.org to arrange an informal chat about this information.