The Board plays a key role in ensuring that the mission of Witmore is upheld and that management is effectively directing the ongoing operations of the organisation in accordance with the strategic plan. The role of the Board is to exercise good governance focusing on expanding the organisation's resources and to minimise any risks that might prevent the organisation from achieving its objectives.
Witmore Board members are dedicated volunteers nominated at the Annual General Meeting, held on the third Tuesday of each October.
Key aspects of the Board’s responsibilities include:
An important function of the Board is overseeing financial issues such as investments, financial controls, annual audits, annual budgets, financial statements and fundraising activities. All these must be viewed in the light of potential risk.
Board meetings are held on-site at Witmore Limited, 45 Magpie Street, Singleton, on the third Thursday of each month at 5:15pm.