Recently back from the AIATSIS National Native Title conference hosted by the Yawuru people on their traditional lands in Broome, we have been discussing the many excellent sessions and their impact.
Next FDIO Event - (AIATSIS Conference Presentation)
Raising the Bar: Setting and achieving new standards for Directors of Indigenous organisations.
Traditional Owner and Independent Directors of Indigenous organisations face a unique set of challenges. They need to balance cultural and corporate governance obligations, operate within a complex legislative and regulatory framework and are often exposed to harsh scrutiny from family and community.
Aboriginal corporations as employers - A practical workshop on understanding obligations and managing your workforce
So you're considering a role as an Independent Director of an Indigenous organisation?
Good governance skills are a given.
But there are other things you need if you want to make a difference.
Jolleen Hicks of Aboriginal Insights will be in Perth on 18 & 19 April 2018, to deliver two half day workshops on engaging with Aboriginal communities.
See here for more details.
Being a CEO of an Indigenous organisation is a privilege yet it brings with it a unique set of responsibilities, opportunities and challenges, including the need to balance corporate and cultural governance obligations.
This is 'not your average CEO position'.
INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS on ABORIGINAL BOARDS
In August 2017, in front of 50+ audience members, two Traditional Owner directors (Kimberley Slattery and Patrick Jacobs, the former CEO from KMAC, Amanda Wheeler and an experienced Independent Director, Mar Knox talked about what it takes to be a valuable Independent Director on a Traditional Owner board.
WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A VALUABLE INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR ON A TRADITIONAL OWNER BOARD?
FIND OUT at the Information Session and Launch
of the 2017 Refresh of the
Karratha and Perth - Tools and Templates Workshop (May/June 2017)