Tasmania, Australia, 15 May 2023 | Tennis Tasmania

Do you want to help shape the future of tennis in Tasmania?

Tennis Tasmania is currently calling for nominations to fill two vacant Director positions on its Board.

The Board, comprising six elected and up to three appointed Directors, is responsible for overseeing the governance and strategic direction of Tennis Tasmania.

The Board typically meets six times per year, across Tasmania or remotely via Teams from 4.30pm – 7.30pm on a Wednesday. Board members are expected to attend the annual general meeting (AGM), club and community forums, and the awards function that follows the AGM.

Director positions are voluntary and for three-year terms.

Ideal applicants would have skills in one or more of the following areas:

Event management/hospitality – experience in event execution and hospitality administration.

Tennis – experience in tennis organisation (club and/or coach or school-based experience) and/or experience as a player (e.g. active player or parent of active player/s) who can bring insights to inform decisions relating to the needs of clubs, coaches, and participants.

Governance – experience in governance, an understanding of board governance, and strategic and public policy.

Selection process

Tennis Tasmania’s Board Nominations Committee will oversee the process.

President, Martin Turmine ([email protected]), and Nominations Chair, Ally Bradley ([email protected]), are both available to discuss the roles with interested applicants. Please contact via email to arrange.

Expressions of interest to fill two elected positions that will expire at this year’s AGM are due to Tennis Tasmania by 11:59pm, 30 June 2023, and emailed to the General Manager (Public Officer), Darren Sturgess ([email protected])

Please include:

  • A subject line, Tennis Tasmania Board EOI;
  • A one-page summary outlining how you meet the Board Director Statement of Duty (link found below under Further Information);
  • Address the criteria (see Positions Available section in vacancy link below), and
  • A copy of your CV with at least one referee included.

Interviews may take place with suitable candidates following the EOI process. Candidates with the optimal skills and experience will be considered by the Nominations Committee.

Candidate information will be provided to all members for completion of an election process, if required, by the 2023 AGM.

> VIEW: Tennis Tasmania Board Vacancy

Tennis Tasmania supports and encourages a diverse range of applicants to express interest in the roles. The Board seeks to have a broad representation (including but not limited to gender, age, regional representation, diversity, skills, and experiences) of Directors to represent tennis in Tasmania.

All Directors are required to hold a current Working with Vulnerable People (Children) Card (TAS) and National Police Check (or show proof of application), and sign any required policy of Tennis, including, but not limited to, the Member Protection Policy Declaration.

Further information

> Tennis Tasmania Constitution
> Tennis Tasmania Board Charter
> Tennis Tasmania Board Director Statement of Duty
> Strategic Plan for Tennis in Tasmania
> Annual Reports