National Parks Association of Queensland Inc
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Join the NPAQ Council
The National Parks Association of Queensland Inc. (NPAQ) promotes the preservation,
As a member of the Council, you will be directly involved in:
The positions are honorary.
Nomination forms should be submitted to the Secretary by close of business Friday 25 January 2019.
NPAQ Council position description
Your duties as a Council member will include:
To regularly attend and actively participate in Councilmeetings, possible Executive meetings and the work of the Association.
To advance the Association’s purpose and act in its best interests.
To review strategy and contribute to annual operation plans through constructive planning.
To apply financial and accounting literacy to the preparation of annual budgets and review
To maintain general familiarity with the legal responsibilities of a Council member.
To apply good interpersonal skills, including working as part of a group, to communicate
personal points of view frankly and tactfully, and to listen to and respect other points of
To apply any special skills or experience that you bring to the position, including:
Previous experience in the not for profit sector.
Suitable skills, experience and motivation to undertake duties(see above).
Skill sets in the areas of marketing, communications, fundraising, government engagement
or governance are particularly desirable.
Candidates will add to the compositional diversity of the Council in skills, experience, age,
gender, cultural or regional background.
Council meetings are held once per month, generally on the third Monday of the month, except for January. The Executive meets twice per month, generally the second and last Tuesday of each month (there is a break over Christmas and New Year).
Attendance is in person at the NPAQ offices at Milton, or via Skype depending on the practicality. Between meetings, interaction occurs through various committees and by email.
The various committees meet at times convenient to the committee members.
These appointments are being made by Council under Rule 17 to fill casual vacancies until the next Annual General Meeting in September 2019. Appointees are then eligible for election in accordance with the Rules of NPAQ.
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