2016 Annual Report - Page 10

Governance Organisational information Community Support Frankston is a notfor-profit Incorporated Association. It is an income tax exempt charity and has deductible gift recipient status. The Board of Management consists of volunteers and is accountable to CSF members for the performance and outcomes of the organisation. Two full-time and two part-time employed staff provide leadership, direction and support to enable our volunteers provide the best-possible service to the Frankston community. Role of the Board of Management The Board of Management is responsible for setting the strategic direction for CSF, establishing its policies and for ensuring that risks are adequately managed. The board meets monthly and comprises nine members plus a co-opted and an exofficio member. It has both administrative and policymaking roles and is accountable to financial members of the agency, to bodies from which the organisation receives funding and to the community. Eleven meetings were held during 2015 2016. 10 Board Members and Positions CHAIR: Susan Smith Susan is a local Chartered Accountant specialising in small business accounting and tax. She has a keen community spirit and became a board member in 2010. She commenced as Chair in 2013. Meetings attended: 10/11 VICE-CHAIR: David Triplow APM (to October 2015) David, a previous councillor and mayor of the City of Frankston and a retired Chief Superintendent of Victoria Police, was a member of the CSF board from 2000 to 2015. Meetings attended: 2/3 MEMBER: Anthony Glenwright Anthony is Product Development Manager for a technology company and is responsible for design, planning and management of software products. He has been a member of the board since 1998. Meetings attended: 11/11 MEMBER: Noreen Kam \ (from December 2015) Noreen is a partner in a local transport company and has a background in supply chain & logistics, having previously worked in management roles with various private multinational organisations. She joined the board in 2015. Meetings attended: 5/7 The measure of a community is how it treats its most vulnerable members