2019-20 Review of Council Performance

Review Focus

The focus of the Review of Council Performance is on:

  1. the whole of Council, the roles and responsibilities of which are outlined in the Rules and Regulations of the Association; and
  2. each Council member.

The objectives of the Review of Council Performance include to:

  • ensure governance quality control and adherence to Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) Governance Standards, as well as to Council’s own Rules and Regulations;
  • review the accountability of Council to Members and other stakeholders, and the value Council provides to the Association;
  • review the way Council operates and communicates;
  • assess the contribution of individual members to the vision, strategy and ongoing operations of Council; and
  • clarify and, where necessary, identify areas for improvement for each Council member and for Council as a whole.

The annual process involves:

  • Council agreeing to adopt and to undertake the review process at the June 2020 meeting;
  • in response to questions (see below) each Council member providing short answers as a basis for discussions to be sent to the Chairperson of Council before the September 2020 meeting;
  • the Chairperson of Council consulting individually with each Council member; and
  • the Chairperson of Council presenting a summary of key issues to Council at the last meeting of the calendar year for discussion, the formulation of recommendations and action as necessary.
  • Review of Council Performance

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