Public Relations Chairperson

Last updated September 2021

Snapshot of position:

  • highly desirable understanding of the NAWS PR Handbook, as well as previous experience on either Area or Regional PR Subcommittee, with at least 1 years’ service. It is also of importance the chair has a sound understanding of the 12 Traditions of NA.
  • ability to organise events, public presentation and service workshops.  As many of these are done in a virtual environment, experience with virtual platforms is considered to be a necessity in the role. The ability to look outside the square when sourcing and formulating projects is a big advantage.
  • confident manner in public interaction is also a highly sought attribute, as there will be the opportunity to meet with and present to organisations include government, law enforcement and AOD professionals.
  • degree of understanding outward face of NA, eg social media, press, radio and television, as well as a knowledge of Office 365 and teams.  Ability to navigate the website for purpose of updates and uploading of PR material.
  • is responsible for the monitoring and responding to the email account.
  • is responsible for the organisation of PR Subcommittee meetings between and during the ARSC.
  • is required to attend each of the 4 annual ARSC or to apologise and ensure that the vice chair of the Subcommittee is representing them at the ARSC.
  • ability and willingness to maintain contact with other Subcommittee chairs is an important aspect of the role.  Being able to work together ensures there is cooperation and less waste of resources, especially time
  • 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