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Branch Executive Committee Nomination Form

In accordance with the constitution of The Scout Association of Australia ACT Branch Incorporated (Scouts ACT), the Branch Executive Committee (BEC) has the power and responsibility to manage the business of Scouts ACT. Members are elected to the BEC for a one year term at the Annual General Council Meeting (AGCM) each year by the Branch Council. The term commences at the conclusion of the AGCM at which a member is elected.

 

BEC Roles

The BEC consists of:

  • President
  • Branch Treasurer
  • Up to two (2) uniformed members who have attained the age of eighteen (18) years of age
  • Up to two (2) adult Supporters 
  • One Leader or adult Supporter nominated by the Branch Region
  • One Rover nominated by the Branch Rover Council.

Expertise and experience required

We are seeking individuals with expertise and experience in

  • governance
  • strategy
  • risk
  • law
  • finance
  • IT / cyber security / information management
  • marketing and communications
  • fundraising
  • government relations,
  • property.

What is required of a BEC member?

The commitment for a BEC member typically involves attending 12 meetings per year, either at the Scouts ACT Office or via teleconference, with the possibility of additional special meetings and an annual planning day. As a BEC member, you will be expected to:

  • Review and consider all BEC papers prior to each meeting.
  • Attend and actively contribute to monthly meetings and other meetings as required.
  • Undertake various tasks, including project work, as requested.
  • Potentially chair or serve on sub-committees.

Before nominating for BEC please consider whether you have the time available to meet this commitment.

Commitment to diversity

We are committed to building a diverse BEC that reflects a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, including race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion, socio-economic background, and professional expertise.

Nominating for BEC
If you would like to serve Scouts ACT as a member of the BEC please complete the form below.

Please note, your responses may be shared with members of the Branch Council.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact the Executive Officer on 02 5104 2717 or eo@scoutsact.com.au.

Nominations close

Noon Monday 27 May 2024.


List of Allowed file types

ACNC Eligibility Statement

Branch Executive Committee (BEC) members are Responsible Persons within the meaning given by the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission (ACNC). I declare that:

  1. I am not disqualified from managing a corporation, within the meaning of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth); and
  2. I am not disqualified from being a public officer or committee member of an incorporated association, within the meaning of the Associations Incorporations Act 1991 (ACT); and
  3. I have not been disqualified by the ACNC Commissioner at any time during the previous year from being a Responsible Person of a registered charity.

If my nomination is successful and I become a Responsible Person for The Scout Association of Australia ACT Branch Inc, I agree to notify the Executive Officer of Scouts ACT immediately and to resign from the Branch Executive Committee effective immediately if:

  1. I become disqualified from managing a corporation within the meaning of the Corporations ACT 2001 (Cth); or
  2. I become disqualified from being a public officer or committee member of an incorporated association within the meaning of the Associations Incorporations Act 1991 (ACT); or
  3. I am disqualified by the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commissioner.

By making this declaration I agree that the requirement to resign from the Branch Executive Committee effective immediately is necessary for the protection of Scouts ACT's charitable status.

Approvals

A number of approval stages need to be completed before this submission can be accepted.
Executive Officer
Appropriate approvers from the Executive Officer group will be automatically allocated for this approval stage.
Branch Office Processing
Appropriate approvers from the Branch Office Processing group will be automatically allocated for this approval stage.