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TAS Division Council Election 2021 – Results

The TAS Division Council Election has now closed. 

The voting period for the TAS Division Council Election closed on 20 September 2021 at 5.00pm AEST. The Election was held on 21 September 2021. 

The successful candidate is as follows:

Katherine Schaefer GAICD

With effect from 1 October 2021, your TAS Division Councillors are:

  • Graeme Lynch AM FAICD (Division President)
  • Naomi Edwards FAICD (Division Director, AICD Board)
  • Kym Goodes MAICD
  • Paul Lupo MAICD
  • Joe Luttrell GAICD
  • Katherine Schaefer GAICD
  • Miles Smith GAICD
  • Dr Katrena Stephenson GAICD
The AICD wishes to thank all those members who stood for election, nominated candidates and participated in the voting for the 2021 Division Council Election.

Meet the Tasmania team

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

Members & Clients – Tasmania

  • Evan Dukas MAICD – State Manager, TAS Division

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

  • Tanya Stephenson MAICD – Program Executive
  • Courtney Templeton – Program Coordinator

Our Business Centre and Member Lounge team look after your needs when you visit our Hobart CBD location.

  • Rocco Maio – Business Centre and Member Lounge Coordinator

Members & Clients – National (based in TAS)

Our Membership Experience team are available to speak with you about membership, your ongoing professional development and questions you may have about being or becoming a director.

  • Karen Clarkson AAICD – Membership Partner – Development

Education – National (based in TAS)

  • Allyson Newbon AAICD – Assessment Executive

Meet the TAS Council

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

Council Members

With effect from 1 October 2021, your TAS Division Councillors are:

  • Graeme Lynch AM FAICD (Division President)
  • Naomi Edwards FAICD (Division Director, AICD Board)
  • Kym Goodes MAICD
  • Paul Lupo MAICD
  • Joe Luttrell GAICD
  • Katherine Schaefer GAICD
  • Miles Smith GAICD
  • Dr Katrena Stephenson GAICD

The Role of the Council

The Tasmanian Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors has a Tasmanian Council to assist in guidance and strategic input into the direction of the Division. The Council also approves all membership applications and subsequent upgrades of membership.

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 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 it’s directive please view our by-laws.

Tasmanian Scholarships

Tasmanian SME Scholarship Program

Applications for the Tasmanian SME Scholarships Program closed on Tuesday 10 August 2021.

All applicants will be advised of an outcome by Tuesday 14 September 2021 via email.