OutLine is looking for dedicated members of our community to serve as members of our governance Board.
Our Board members:
Help set and guide the strategic direction of OutLine, and the work of the General Manager.
Ensure the organisation is governed well, to meet its legal and financial obligations.
Attend and actively participate in monthly Board meetings by video (Zoom) and occasional meetings in person.
Contribute to decision-making between meetings by email.
OutLine's Board is elected at our Annual General Meeting, normally for a term of two years. This year, we are electing one Co-Chairperson, one Treasurer, and two General Board Members. At least one of these positions must be filled by a Māori member.
Note that all nominees must also be full or life members of OutLine - sign up for membership here.
Call for nominations
In accordance with the terms of the OutLine Aotearoa Incorporated constitution (view here), the Secretary of OutLine calls for nominations to the positions of Co-Chairperson, Treasurer and General Board Member for the organisation, to be voted on by the membership at the upcoming AGM, 6-8pm 29th June 2022.
From section 5 of the consititution:
(i) Nominations in writing for any position on the Board must be
received by the Board or its agent/s in the form prescribed seven
days prior to the Annual General Meeting and each nomination
must be supported by two full members and accepted in writing
by the nominee.
(j) If no written nominations are received for any Officeholder
position by the deadline seven days prior to the Annual General
Meeting, those members at the Annual General Meeting may
elect the un-nominated position from those eligible
members present at the meeting. If fewer written nominations for
General Member positions are received than exist vacancies,
those members at the Annual General Meeting may elect such
members of the Board from those eligible members present at
All applications must be received by the organisation prior to 6pm, Wednesday 22nd June.