The JAA Board must consist of at least five (5) Directors and not more than six (6) Directors.
Nominations for election as a Director on the JAA Board are sought in the latter half of the calendar year. The election is held at the Annual General Meeting. Directors will be required to attend JAA Board meetings in Sydney held quarterly or more frequently.
Directors elected at the Annual General Meeting will take up their roles from 1 January of the upcoming year and will serve until 31 December of the same year.
The Board of the JAA recommends that nominees for Directors of the JAA should have significant experience and/or tertiary qualifications in commerce, management, marketing, finance or similar fields.
Nominating for election as a Director on the JAA Board represents an opportunity to make a significant contribution towards the long term success of the industry.
If you are interested in nominating yourself or another General Member for a Board position please contact the JAA by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and requesting a Nomination Consent Form. You must also obtain a signature, or equivalent acknowledgement, from two (2) JAA General Members. You will also need to provide an up to date headshot and a brief biography of no more than three paragraphs.
Composition of the Board
The Board shall consist of:
- Two (2) Elected Directors, who are nominated and elected by the General Members.
- Three (3) National Industry Advisory Industry Advisory Council Directors, who are nominated by the National Industry Advisory Council and elected by the General Members. They must include:
- one (1) General Retail Member; and
- one (1) General Supplier Member; and
- one (1) Representative of a Buying Group Entity
- One Co-opted Director
With the exception of the Co-opted Director, Directors must all be General Members or Representatives of General Members.
No more than one (1) Elected Director shall be a Representative of a Buying Group Entity, and no more than one (1) National Industry Advisory Council Director shall be a Representative of a Buying Group Entity.
Should only one person be nominated for each position, that person is deemed to be elected without vote.
To view a current list of Board directors, click here