Bringing Associations Together To Boost Performance


Board Roles and Responsibilities Workshop (Online)

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Date:Tuesday, 16 July 2024
Time:11:00 am - 1:00 pm (AEST)
Presenter:Claire Hewat, Associations Advisor, Associations Forum

Undertaking the role of Director (sometimes called Councillor or Committee Member) within an association Board is a considerable yet manageable responsibility. This workshop will look at the legal framework for associations under the Corporations Act, state and territory Associations Incorporation Acts and the ACNC Act, Board roles and responsibilities under the common law and statute, as well as practical tips on the role of being a Director.

This will be a practical session based on our extensive experience of association governance. Questions are welcome throughout this online event.

Please note this will be a live webinar and will not be recorded. The time of the online webinar is based on Sydney, NSW time (AEST).

Member Registrations: $200 including GST 
Non-Member Registrations: $300 including GST 
(NFP only)

Associations Forum will send a tax invoice upon registration for this event.


Claire Hewat, Associations Advisor, Associations Forum

Claire has over 20 years’ experience in senior executive positions including two successful roles as a CEO at Dietitians Australia and Allied Health Professions Australia. Claire has also had substantial non-executive governance experience on four national and one international board. She has extensive experience in professional self-regulation and is currently chair of the Ethics Review Committee for an Australian allied health profession.

Claire has used her experience to provide support and mentoring to other NFP CEOs and boards in areas of governance, strategic planning, complaints and disciplinary processes, change management and more.

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