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Board Nominations 2023

Call for Nominations – 2023 Directors of HeartKids Limited

HeartKids Limited is seeking nominations to fill Board Director positions. Four Directors will retire at the upcoming 2023 AGM, with one seeking re-appointment. The Constitution requires a Board of at least nine and not more than twelve Directors. Appointments can be up to three years, taking into consideration the Nominations and Remuneration Committee's recommendations.

Please refer to the below Nomination Information Memo for comprehensive details regarding the call for nominations. This document contains essential information pertaining to the nomination process:
Board Nominations 2023 - HeartKids Limited Call for Nominations.pdf

To be qualified for appointment as a Director, individuals must possess qualifications or experience in areas such as

  • CHD clinical practice;
  • CHD support or services;
  • research or education;
  • fundraising or community engagement;
  • financial management;
  • advocacy;
  • corporate governance;
  • business or law; or
  • any other skill considered necessary by the Board to add value to the Board.

The Nominations and Remuneration Committee will assess the candidates and recommend appointments. HeartKids actively seeks diversity on its Board, including Indigenous voices, and encourages candidates with clinical, social science, or service delivery experience, as well as those with expertise in digital transformation, fundraising, or strong networks in corporate or government sectors.

The Nominations timeline is as follows:

  • Call for nominations: Friday, 4 August 2023
  • Nominations close: Friday, 1 September 2023, at 5.00 pm AEST
  • Nominee assessment: Week commencing Monday, 4 September 2023
  • Nominations and Remuneration Committee recommendation to the HeartKids Board: Weeks commencing 11 September 2023

To apply please complete the Nomination Form and ACNC Responsible Entity Declaration Form, contained within the following document: Board Nominations 2023 - HeartKids Limited Call for Nominations.pdf, and send these forms, together with a covering letter and your current curriculum vitae, to Ms Lesley Jordan Chief Executive Officer, HeartKids, Lesley.Jordan@heartkids.org.au.

HeartKids remains committed to fulfilling its mission to make a real and lasting impact for the Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) community, and the appointment of dedicated and skilled Directors will play a crucial role in advancing its initiatives and supporting the heart kids, their families, and communities across Australia.

04 August 2023
Category: News