Meet our team

Northern Territory Scholarships

The Northern Territory offers a range of scholarships each year to prospective company directors. Keep up to date with the current scholarships being offered here.

Northern Territory Small Business Financial Fitness Program

The Territory Small Business Financial Fitness Program is part of the Northern Territory Government’s Jobs First Program designed to assist small business and not-for-profit organisations access financial sustainability training programs across the Territory.

The Australian Institute of Company Directors is proud to be working in conjunction with the NT Government to provide the following fully-funded Financial Management program:


This program provides a straightforward introduction to financial statements from the director’s perspective. Participants will explore the three key financial statements: the balance sheet, the income (profit and loss) statement and the cash flow statement; and discover how directors use these statements to monitor financial performance and to assess overall company performance at board level. The course also examines the financial aspects of directors’ statutory duties and non-financial indicators of company performance.

Programs will be conducted face to face and on-line in Darwin, Palmerston and Alice Springs.

Applications are assessed as they are received and places are limited.

Meet the NT team

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

Members & Clients - Northern Territory

  • Lauren Knight – Acting State Manager, SA/NT Division

Our NT Programs team deliver our extensive schedule of courses and events.

  • Clalia Mar MAICD – Program Executive
  • Paul van der Koogh MAICD – Program Coordinator

Meet the SA/NT Council and NT Committee

The SA/NT Council and NT Committee assist in providing guidance and strategic input into the direction of the Division.

The SA/NT Council

The SA/NT Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors has the SA/NT Council and NT Committee to assist in guidance and strategic input into the direction of the Division. The NT Committee Chair is a member of the SA/NT Council. The Council also approves all membership applications and subsequent upgrades of membership.

The Role of the Council

The role and duties of the Council is are set out in clause 2 of the Division Council Charter. Key Division Council governance documents can be found here.

Council Members

With effect from 22 December 2021, your SA/NT Division Councillors are:

  • Susan Neuhaus AM CSC FAICD (Division President)
  • Fraser Bell GAICD
  • Julie Cooper FAICD (Division Director, AICD Board)
  • Sonya Furey GAICD
  • Richard Giles FAICD (Chair - NT Committee)
  • Alison Kimber GAICD
  • Nicolle Rantanen Reynolds FAICD
  • Steve Rossingh GAICD
  • Adrian Skull FAICD

Your NT Committee Members are:

  • Richard Giles FAICD (Chair)
  • Lorraine Corowa GAICD
  • Karen Green GAICD
  • Alastair King OAM FAICD
  • Maria Mohr GAICD
  • Steve Rossingh GAICD
  • Ross Springolo FAICD
  • Chris Tudor AM MAICD

Council Procedures

A Council generally consists of at least five and not more than eleven members, with up to six Councillors elected by the members of the Division. Each Council appoint a President who serves for a period of up to three years at the discretion of the Council. Each Council also nominates one of its members, often the Division President, for appointment to the Australian Institute of Company Directors board for a period of up to three years. If the Councillor is appointed by the board to serve as a Division Director, that Councillor will also continue as a member of the Council (as the Division Director Councillor) while they hold the position of Division Director.

Elected Council members must retire at the end of their three-year term; however, a retiring member may be eligible for re-election. Generally, the maximum time a Council member may serve on the Council without Board approval is nine consecutive years.

For more information on the role of the Council, please view the Division Council governance documents available above.

Regional focus

We support regional members and directors through courses and events.

The presence of the Australian Institute of Company Directors in the Northern Territory continues to grow in regional communities with members located across the following regions:

  • Alice Springs
  • Katherine
  • Tennant Creek

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

For expressions of interest in bringing education courses or events to your region, please contact Terri-ann Maney, Business Development Executive on t: 08 8236 2800 or 0428 243 995

NT Newsletters

Our Northern Territory newsletters are available for download.