The Foundation is a Company limited by Guarantee, ACNC registered with the structure in place to apply for Deductible Gift Recipient status in the future. It is governed by a Board of Directors who are elected by the members of the company. (APBSF Ltd Constitution)
Make a contribution to plant biosecurity science in Australia! The Foundation Board is seeking new Directors…
The Foundation is now established and operational. As foreshadowed, the Foundation would like to transition to a Board voted upon by it’s Members at the upcoming General Meeting. The Board considers this first General Meeting the most important meeting of the Foundation with it’s new Members – it will set up the new Board and the strategic directions for years to come.
We now seeking nominations for Directors who may wish to join the Board. If you are interested in making a difference in biosecurity through science and capacity building, consider joining us!
The current Directors think the Board should consist of about 5 Directors (can be up to 9), spanning the necessary skills (as per the Constitution) and diversity, including age and gender.
Please consider nominating someone, or even to be nominated!
Current Directors are Dr Martin Barlass, Prof John Lovett, Mr Vince Logan and Dr Michael Robinson (see below). Martin has indicated he will resign as a Director at the end of the General Meeting. Vince Logan was appointed as a Casual and so Retires, but will consider a nomination. John and Michael will stay on for the nominated term.
Completed nominations forms should be sent to email@example.com by 1 February 2019.