What Does it Mean to Be on a Board? A Workshop for New Board Members

28th August, 2021 @ 9:30 am


28/08/2021 - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm


This workshop is designed for those who are new to School Board work. It will focus on good governance practices including:

  • particular responsibilities for School Board members
  • roles and responsibilities including legal, compliance and fiduciary responsibilities
  • what it means to be an effective School Board member regarding participation, relationships, confidentiality and meeting procedures.

This session will be presented by David Spear of VUCA.  VUCA is a boutique advisory firm which helps organisations deal with critical challenges – particularly volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. David Spear was previously the State Director of the Australian Institute of Company Directors SA/NT and is a 2013 alumnus of the prestigious Harvard Business School Governance Program.


Target audience: new Board members

Delivery mode: face to face

Presenters: David Spear, VUCA



Due to current COVID-19 restrictions the AISSA is required to enforce set limits on the number of attendees for this event based on social distancing and maximum density rules.  To secure your place please complete the registration as attendance at the AISSA office without a confirmed place may result in being turned away if the event is at capacity.

There is no on-site parking available.  For parking options please refer to the parking map.  Tram stop #1 Greenhill Road is a 6-minute walk away.

For registration enquiries please contact Deb Virgo.


Registration for this event will incur a fee of $50.00 (GST exclusive) per participant. This fee is invoiced after the event and is payable even if you do not attend on the day as the AISSA will still incur costs. If notice of cancellation is received before 20/08/2021 the fee will be waived.