The TAS Council
The TAS Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors has a TAS 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
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.
With effect from 1 October 2021, your TAS Division Councillors are:
- Graeme Lynch AM FAICD (Division President)
- Naomi Edwards FAICD (Division Director, AICD Board)
- Paul Lupo MAICD
- Joe Luttrell GAICD
- Katherine Schaefer GAICD
- Miles Smith GAICD
- Dr Katrena Stephenson GAICD
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.