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Board Member Vacancy
Athletics Waikato Bay of Plenty is seeking one applicant for an Independent Board Member for a term of up to 3-years.
Athletics Waikato-Bay of Plenty (AWBOP) is the regional body responsible for all forms of athletics across the Waikato-Bay of Plenty region. We have been in operation for over 70 years and cater for 38 clubs in various disciplines such as track and field, cross-country and road running. With over 4,000 current members within our clubs, we draw on a diverse membership across the community from young children through to master’s athletes.
The Board will provide purpose-based direction and strategic governance to lead the work of Athletics Waikato Bay of Plenty. While day-to-day operations are led by the AWBOP’s employees, governance leadership provided by the Board is essential and to be carried out in accordance with the AWBOP constitution.
As part of a newly formed governance structure, you will have a unique opportunity to help shape our future direction and development towards a modern and forward thinking organisation. We are a long-standing regional sporting body with a solid financial base and stable membership which provides a solid foundation towards effectively serving our athletics community and encouraging participation growth.
Diversity and inclusiveness are valued; and the board is looking for people who ideally have several of the skillsets set out below:
- Clear understanding of governance functions and principles
- Occupational skills that add value to the Board business
- Understanding of and/or a strong connection within the sport sector
- Ability to think strategically
- Excellent relationship management, stakeholder engagement and networking skills
- Collaborative and team focused
Board members of Athletics Waikato Bay of Plenty undertake this role in a volunteer capacity.
A position description can be found here
Please forward your CV along with a covering letter to express your interest in a board position with Athletics Waikato-Bay of Plenty to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 5pm, Friday 29 October 2021