Expression of Interest – Nomination to the Board of Directors

Australian Canoeing (AC) is seeking two new Board Directors to be part of the team that will guide the organisation through the next phase of the exciting transformation already underway. The new Directors will work with the current Board and recently appointed CEO to refine and implement a change strategy for the sport and recreation of paddling in Australia.

AC is the National Sports Organisation (NSO) responsible for the management, coordination, development and promotion of canoeing/kayaking in Australia. AC represents the interests of its members to government and the public. AC’s purpose is to connect all Australians through paddling, both recreational and competitive, and is committed to high standards of education, performance and safety.

AC is recognised by the International Canoe Federation (ICF); Oceania Canoe Association (OCA); Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and Australian Institute of Sport (AIS); Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and Australian Paralympic Committee (APC).

As the peak body for paddling activities in Australia, AC works collaboratively with six (6) state organisations, 28 national training providers, 148 active clubs, seven (7) disciplines and approximately 8,500 members.

There are currently five members of the AC Board, comprising four (4) elected directors and one (1) appointed director. The Board is now seeking two (2) additional appointed directors, one with a marketing and digital background and a second with information systems management experience. An Expression of Interest Document providing full background can be found at this link.

Expressions of Interest should be in writing, with a letter addressing the key criteria and include a resume of no more than four pages. Information should be sent by email to arrive by 5.00pm on Tuesday, 5 December 2017 and directed to:

Chief Executive Officer

Australian Canoeing

PO Box 6805, Silverwater NSW 2128

Email: phil.jones@canoe.org.au