The Auckland Bowls 2020 AGM is fast approaching. This year we have three vacancies for Independent Board Members to join our Board and help govern the game of Bowls in the Auckland Region. This is a really exciting time for our sport. With a new 10 year Strategic Plan currently being developed, the focus is on enhancing our sustainable club network, enhancing facilities and continuing to grow the sport, there has never been a better time to join the Auckland Bowls Board!

If you are considering applying, please see below criteria of becoming an Auckland Bowls Board member:

General criteria for becoming a Board Member

The Board of Auckland Bowls Inc (ABI) consists of the President and Vice-President and five (5) Members. The President and Vice-President are elected at the ABI Annual General Meeting. Board members are elected by the ABI Annual General Meeting on the recommendation of the ABI Board Selection Panel.

Meetings are held every month at a time that suits all board members. Additional meetings may also be held if required.

Please note the following extract from the Auckland Bowls Constitution if you are considering applying for a position on the Auckland Bowls Board:

19.6 Relevant Factors

In considering its recommendations to the AGM, the Selection Panel shall consider the following factors about the applicant and the Auckland Bowls Board as a whole:

a) their prior experience as a director, trustee, or experience in any other governance role.

b) their knowledge of, and experience in, the Game of Bowls generally, at international, national, and/or local level.

c) their occupational skills, abilities, and experience.

d) their knowledge of, and experience in, community, sports and/or not for profit organisations generally.

e) the need for conflicts of interest on the Auckland Bowls Board to be minimised.

f) the need for a wide range of skills and experience on the Auckland Bowls Board including skills in commerce, finance, marketing, law or business generally.

g) the need for gender balance on the Auckland Bowls Board, and

h) the need for the Auckland Bowls Board to have sufficient knowledge of or experience in the Game of Bowls.

Appointments will be confirmed at the AGM with all positions to start immediately after this date.

If you think you have what it takes and believe you can make a difference, click the following Application Independent Board Member and complete the application form. The closing date for all applications is 15th May 2020.

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Kind Regards, Steven Yates, General Manager
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