Stroke Foundation Board Directors (Honorary) - Fisher Leadership
Fixed Term
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane
Close Date: 26/11/2021
REF: NSFind0921
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Stroke Foundation Board Directors (Honorary)

Fixed Term
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane
Close Date: 26/11/2021
REF: NSFind0921
  • High impact national charity
  • Seeking a range of expertise and diversity
  • Join an impressive board committed to community partnership

 

The Board is seeking to appoint new Directors with any or a combination of the following capabilities:

  • Finance/Accounting/investment management, along with strong corporate governance
  • Digital marketing/Cybersecurity
  • Corporate/Commercial/Business Development
  • Philanthropy/fundraising
  • People and Culture/WHS.

 

To complement current board membership, diversity is sought across geographic, gender and cultural backgrounds.

 

The Stroke Foundation is seeking to appoint two independent non-executive members. In addition to fiduciary duties and responsibilities, members of the Stroke Foundation Board are expected to:

  • Champion the Stroke Foundation’s vision, mission, and values to internal and external stakeholders and
  • Serve as ambassadors and advocates for the Stroke Foundation and;
  • Maintain beneficial relationships with donors, funders, supporters, collaborators, and other stakeholders to further the Stroke Foundations mission.

 

The position of Director requires attending approximately six (6) board meetings per year. Board meetings are held face to face in Melbourne and/or by video conference. Directors are also expected to serve on a nominated Board subcommittee and attend meetings held quarterly by video conference. The role of the Director is for a 3-year term with option for re-appointment for a further two terms (maximum tenure is three terms (nine years)) and is honorary/voluntary.

 

The Board is ultimately responsible for the oversight and review of the management, administration and overall governance of the Foundation.

Specific experience is sought in any or a combination of:

  • Finance/Accounting/investment management, along with strong corporate governance
  • Digital marketing/Cybersecurity
  • Corporate/Commercial/Business Development
  • Philanthropy/fundraising
  • People and Culture/WHS.

 

Where individuals offer relevant experience from diverse backgrounds, first time board members will be considered as part of this process. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to consider the opportunities.

 

The organisation

The Stroke Foundation is a national charity that partners with the community to prevent, treat and beat stroke. It stands alongside stroke survivors and their families, healthcare professionals and researchers. It builds community awareness and fosters new thinking and innovative treatments. It supports survivors on their journey to live the best possible life after stroke. It is the voice of stroke in Australia.

For more information about Stroke, visit: strokefoundation.org.au

 

To apply – please go to the opportunities page at fisherleadership.com and click on ‘APPLY NOW’ using reference NSFind0921, submitting your cover letter and resume to David Baber of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 to discuss further.

Nominations close at midnight on Friday 26 November 2021.

 

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