Policy Chairperson 

Last updated September 2021

Snapshot of position: 

  • is responsible as Chair of Australian Regional Service Committee (ARSC) Policy and Procedures Subcommittee to hold regular meetings with its members
  • invites new members and submits nomination forms to the Secretary, to be heard at the following ARSC Meeting
  • delegates tasks to Subcommittee members by agreement
  • maintains and updates ARSC Policy and Procedures documentation to reflect current practice and according to the group conscience of the ARSC, including making changes according to motions passed and recorded in the ARSC Meeting minutes
  • liaises with ARSC participants and ARSC Admin members on matters of policy, procedure, and guidelines
  • submits a draft with any and all changes to documentation to the Secretary for distribution to all ARSC participants at least 30 days before a forthcoming ARSC Meeting. This draft can be discussed at the ARSC Meeting, and unless there are objections it is passed following the Meeting. A list of changes made is submitted with the draft, making it easy for people reading to understand
  • make policy, procedure, and guidelines accessible and easy to follow for all ARSC members, as much as possible to ensure that documentation is edited and formatted consistently
  • ability to acquire a working knowledge of the policies. 
  • arrange for their Subcommittee vice chair to attend ARSC meetings if they are to be absent. 

**This position is funded for attendance at face-to-face ARSC Meetings (See also Travel policy and procedures). 

Clean time requirement – 3 years 

If you are interested in nominating for this position, please fill in an election nomination form and send it to secretary@na.org.au