April 24, 2024

Nominations Open for Golf NSW Board

Nominations are now open for the position of Director on the Golf NSW Board. 

THE CURRENT BOARD 
Mr Michael Medway (Chair)  
Ms Lyn Cooper (Deputy Chair) 
Ms Kaye Dalton (Finance Chair) 
Mr Stephen Browne 
Mr Andrew Fraser (Appointed) 
Mr Frank Gal 
Ms Mandy Henry 
Mr Peter Mitchell 
Ms Tegan Purcell 
Mr Matthew Ward       

For this year’s election, three elected positions are to be contested.

Director Frank Gal has completed consecutive terms on the Board and is ineligible to re-nominate for this election.

Director Kaye Dalton has completed an initial term and is eligible to re-nominate.

Director Lyn Cooper has served two consecutive terms and is eligible to re-nominate for one more three-year term in accordance with an Ordinary Resolution passed at the 2022 AGM under Rule 14.4 (c) of the Constitution.

Voting for Directors will be the responsibility of Member Clubs and Districts. 

Under the terms of the Constitution of Golf NSW, the Board of Golf NSW includes nine Elected Directors: three male, three female and three of any gender. At least one female and one male Director must reside in Country NSW or the ACT, and at least one female and one male Director must reside in the Sydney metropolitan area.  There will be no requirement at the 2023 elections for a specific country or metropolitan Director to be elected, given the make-up of the Directors not being required to stand for election.   

The Board generally meets six to eight times per year, with all expenses reimbursed to attend the meetings.  

A Director Candidate Brief is available below.

WHO CAN VOTE IN THIS ELECTION 

Voting for Directors will be the responsibility of Member Clubs and Districts. If required, Ballot papers will be sent to those eligible to vote as soon as possible after the close of Nominations, via email and by post. Voting papers may be completed and returned via post, or a vote may be logded online.

Club and District Presidents are authorised to exercise the Club’s or District’s voting rights unless the Club or District has appointed another person in accordance with the Golf NSW Constitution.  If your Club or District has appointed somebody else to undertake this role, you will be contacted in a separate piece of correspondence.   

IMPORTANT DATES 

  • Nominations Open: Thursday, 21 September 2023 
  • Nominations Close: 4 pm, Wednesday 11th October 2023 
  • Voting Opens: As soon as possible after nominations close 
  • Voting closes: 4 pm Monday 13th November 2023 
  • AGM: Golf NSW will announce the 2023-2024 Directors at the AGM to be held at 6 pm on Monday 20th November 2023 

To nominate for the position of Director on the Golf NSW Board, click below.

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