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Call for SA/NT Council Nominations 2017

Nominations are now called to fill three vacancies on the SA/NT Division Council.

The current term of the following elected Councillors and casual vacancy appointed Councillor will expire on 30 September 2017 in accordance with By-Law 3.8:

Mr John Van Ruth FAICD
Ms Courtney Morcombe FAICD
Together with a casual vacancy position currently held by Adrian Skull FAICD

Nominations are now called to fill the three vacancies on the South Australia/Northern Territory Division Council. In particular, the South Australia/Northern Territory Division Council welcomes nominations from eligible members with experience in the fields of the three jurisdictions of government with an emphasis on local government and statutory authorities/government owned entities; membership based organisations; aged care; ASX and SME’s.

A member is eligible to nominate or be nominated where they have been a member of any one or more member classes of the Institute for a minimum of the last three consecutive years prior to the date of this notice (other than Affiliate member class). Nominations must be submitted on the Nomination Form by eligible members and in accordance with the AICD By-Laws.

Being eligible to stand again, the following Councillors offer themselves for re-election:

Mr John Van Ruth FAICD
Ms Courtney Morcombe FAICD
Mr Adrian Skull FAICD

Requests for a Nomination Form can be obtained from Libby Woodward by email ewoodward@aicd.com.au with any enquiries being directed to Libby on (08) 8236 2800.

All nominations must be received at the offices of the Australian Institute of Company Directors as detailed on the Nomination Form by no later than 5pm AEST on Friday 18th August 2017.

The Election will be held on Wednesday 27th September 2017.

Please see the AICD Constitution and By-Laws which govern the South Australia/Northern Territory Division Council Nominations. Please note the role of Councillor is voluntary and the Council is advisory in nature and is not a governing board.

By Order of the Council.

Meet the SA/NT team

We have a dedicated team of staff to assist with any member queries and requests for information.

The South Australian Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors has a dedicated team of staff to assist with any queries you may have.

Please find our staff members and contact details below:

  • Carmel Noon MAICD - State Manager SA/NT
  • Libby Woodward - Office Services Coordinator
  • Lynn Thoonen - Members and Directors Executive
  • Esther Pfeiffer - Members and Directors Executive
  • Danuelle Scott - Members and Directors Executive
  • Andrew Harris - Members and Directors Executive
  • Susannah Hayden - Members and Directors Executive
  • Paul van der Koogh - Members and Directors Coordinator

National Partnerships

  • Clinton Jury - Partnerships Manager
  • John Semba - Account Manager NFP
  • Kym Hume - Account Manager Public Sector

Contact Details

Level 23
Westpac House
91 King William Street
Adelaide SA
5000 Australia

Click here to view office location.

Mailing Address:
GPO Box 482
Adelaide SA
5001 Australia

Phone (08) 8236 2800
Facsimile (08) 8236 2833
Email sa-nt@aicd.com.au

Meet the SA Council

The Council assists in providing guidance and strategic input into the direction of the Division.

The South Australian Council assists in guidance and strategic input into the direction of our Division. The Council also approves all membership applications and subsequent upgrades of membership.

The Role of the Council

The role of the Council is defined in Article 9.3 of our Constitution. To give effect to that role, the objectives of the Councils are:

A. To provide advice to the Australian Institute of Company Directors Board and CEO on:
i) Policy matters affecting the role of directors
ii) Australian Institute of Company Directors membership matters
iii) The strategy and policies of the Australian Institute of Company Directors itself and management issues that may arise from time to time.

B. To administer the membership of the Division, approving new members and upgrades.

C. To represent the views and aspirations of the Australian Institute of Company Directors in the Division’s territory and to develop relationships with leaders in directorship, regulation and politics who reside or are active in the territory.

D. To support the Division Manager with regard to:
i) Events
ii) Member service, member recruitment and retention and member grade matters
iii) The general conduct of the Division, including Director and Board Development programs


Council Members

Current members of the South Australian Council are as follows :

  • Dr Roger Sexton AM FAICD (President)
  • Mr Fraser Bell GAICD 
  • Mr Brett Cowell FAICD  
  • Ms Courtney Morcombe GAICD (Chair - Tomorrows' Director Committee)
  • Ms Alison Kimber GAICD
  • Ms Kathy Gramp FAICD (National Board)
  • Mr John van Ruth FAICD (Chair - Membership Committee)
  • Mr Richard Giles FAICD (Chair - NT Committee)

Council Procedures

A Council consists of at least five and not more than ten members elected by the members of the Division. Each Council elects a President who serves for a period of up to three years at the discretion of the Council. Each Council also appoints one of its members, usually the Division President, to the Australian Institute of Company Directors board for a period of up to three years. One third of Council members retire each year, although a retiring member may be eligible for re-election. The maximum time a Council member may serve is nine years, or three terms if less.

For more information on the role of the Council and its directive please view the Australian Institute of Company Directors by-laws.

Your place to meet in South Australia

Exclusive and complimentary for members, the lounge area is a modern multi-functional space which can be used for informal meetings, private work or simply to unwind. For meetings that require more privacy we also provide a variety of different size rooms that can be hired on an hourly, half day or full day basis

Regional focus

We support regional members and directors through courses, events and our regional committees.

Regional focus

We recognise the importance of supporting regional directors and members with a focus on delivering events and education courses locally.

We recognise the importance of supporting regional directors and members, and would like to hear from you about the types of courses and events you would like to see in your region.

We also need your support. If you know of friends or colleagues that are interested in attending our courses and events please let us know. With enough interest, we may be able to visit your region in the near future.

Please contact our office on sa-nt@aicd.com.au. We look forward to hearing from you.

Our partners

SA/NT Division partners