Calls for Expressions of Interest for Membership to GFAC 2018

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (EOIs) FOR MEMBERSHIP TO 

GOVERNANCE, FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE

EOIS MUST BE RECEIVED BY NO LATER THAN 5pm (AEDST) 2 DECEMBER 2017 TO

finance_officer@researchmanagement.org.au

 

As the result of a governance review in 2016, the Board of ARMS established four Standing Committees to support the Board in its governance and assist in achieving the strategic goals of the Society. These four Standing Committees are:

  • Conferences and Major Events Committee (CMEC) - which shall comprise ex-officio membership;
  • Education and Professional Development Committee (EPDC);
  • Governance, Finance and Audit Committee (GFAC);  and
  • Member Services Committee (MSC) - Membership shall comprise Convenors from each Chapter.

ARMS is now calling for additional membership to the Governance, Finance and Audit Committee from passionate research management professionals who are current financial members of ARMS.

Purpose of the Governance, Finance and Audit Committee

The GFAC will ensure that there is a robust and effective process for evaluating the performance of the Board and Board Standing Committees, and ensure the Board fulfils its legal and functional responsibilities.  Further, the GFAC supports the Board with maintaining the By-Laws and reviewing or developing other policies as necessary.  It shall oversee the rigour and independence of the election processes as well as assist the Board in fulfilling their financial responsibilities by overseeing the development and review of financial reports, assessing systems of internal controls and adequacy of risk management as well as facilitating auditing processes.

Please refer to the Committee Terms of Reference for further details.

Application Process

Interested members are required to complete an EOI template to register their interest.

All EOIs will be assessed by a sub-committee of the ARMS Board.  The sub-committee will assess all EOIs against a range of skills and experience criteria which are required to be addressed by the applicant.

Click here for the Application Guidelines.

Please direct any enquiries to Natalie Munson, ARMS GFAC Executive Officer - email finance_officer@researchmanagement.org.au  or telephone +61 8 8201 2601

 

EOIs are due 5PM AEDST on the 2 December 2017 to finance_officer@researchmanagement.org.au