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KIMBERLEY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (KDC)

KDC Board nomination form for 1 x Community vacancy 

Nomination forms are to be completed in full and forwarded together with the nominees current Curriculum Vitae to:

HON ALANNAH MACTIERNAN MINISTER FOR REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT; AGRICULTURE AND FOOD;MINISTER ASSISTING THE MINISTER FOR STATE DEVELOPMENT, JOBS AND TRADE      c/- Jeff Gooding,  Kimberley Development Commission, PO Box 620, KUNUNURRA WA 6743.

Nominations may also be forwarded by e-mail via caroline.constant@kdc.wa.gov.au

Community Nominations close: 5pm Monday 20 August 2018. Should you require further information please contact Caroline on (08) 91482100 or e-mail caroline.constant@kdc.wa.gov.au

NOTES FOR NOMINEES TO THE BOARD

There are six broad types of Western Australian Government Boards and Committees:

  • Trading
  • Governing
  • Policy / Review / Specialist
  • Regulatory / Registration / Appeal
  • Trustees
  • Advisory

The Kimberley Development Commission Board is a Governing Board. That is, it is there to guide and direct the organisation. It sets performance goals, ensures corporate compliance and management accountability, endorses strategic plans and approves operating budgets. The Board’s role is to ensure that the organisation has the resources necessary to achieve goals, monitor progress and report on outcomes. The Board does not manage the Commission. This is the role of Management and any request for staff involvement in Board or Board Sub-Committee affairs must be directed through the Chief Executive.

Board Members – Community Representatives

All Members of the Kimberley Development Commission’s Board are appointed by the Minister for Regional Development in accordance with the Regional Development Commissions Act 1993 for terms of between 1 and 3 years.

Board meetings

Currently, Board meetings are up to five times a year with meeting locations being determined by the Board. Meetings may be held in different towns across the region.

Members may be required to commit up to two (2) days to a Board meeting to allow time for travel, tours and meetings.

Members Skills and Attributes

For effective performance, individual members and the Board as a group need to have a broad range of skills and personal attributes. Some of the personal attributes, which are valued in Board members, include; flexibility, creativity, loyalty, integrity, enthusiasm, initiative, cooperation, customer awareness and community profile.

This is a list of skills and attributes that make for effective Board Performance:

  • Accountability

Understanding accountability requirements and upholding ethical standards.

  • Strategic Thinking

Contributing to strategic planning and goal-setting. Fostering a customer focus ethos.

  • Monitoring

Analysing, assessing and reviewing corporate performance.

  • Policy development

Establishing and reviewing policy objectives, corporate standards and resource priorities.

  • Decision-making

Adopting ethical decision-making processes.

  • Networking

Accessing networks and promoting the Board.

  • Advising

Providing information and advice, making suggestions and recommendations.

  • Teamwork

Working cooperatively with members and employees to achieve agreed goals.

No one Member needs to exhibit all these skills and attributes.

 

Page last updated: Mon Aug 6 2018 4:02:13 PM

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7 Ebony Street (PO Box 620)
Kununurra Western Australia 6743

T: +61 8 9148 2100
F: +61 8 9168 1473

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Broome, Western Australia 6725

T: +61 8 9194 3000
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Derby Western Australia 6728

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