Governance

Our Organisational Structure

Girl Guides Western Australia is an autonomous organisation which manages its affairs based on the Girl Guides Western Australia Constitution with accepted practices and policies set out in Guide Lines. Guide Lines details the requirements of the organisation and incorporates policy, rules of Girl Guides Australia and WAGGGS. The Girl Guides Western Australia State Council directs the general policy of the Association, providing vision and policy decisions.

Our Board

Our board is fundamental to us pursuing our mission of, empowering girls and young women to discover their potential as leaders of their world.

Chairperson: Yvonne Power
Deputy Chairperson: Kristina Nilsson
Treasurer: Richard Harris

Board Members:
Katrina Lane
Jasmine Paine
Claire Veen
Kim Richardson
Laura Ives Hicks
Rhiannon Manning
Paula Dunn

Board Recruitment

Would you like to be involved in the vision and policy body for Girl Guides Western Australia?  If the answer is yes, please think about nominating for a vacancy on the Board.

The Board is the vision and policy setting body with responsibility for directing the general policy and general supervision of the affairs of Girl Guides Western Australia.  The Board has the overall responsibility for the governance of the organisation. 

To succeed in the role, candidates will need to:

  • Be prepared for and attend meetings;

  • Be prepared to ask questions to expand your knowledge or for clarification

  • Be prepared to make decisions with due care and diligence

  • Be prepared to learn about the Governance of GGWA

If you are interested in the above positions, please apply as follows:

  • For members of the Association - submit a Nomination for a State Appointment form, signed by another Adult Member of the Association.

  • For interested members of the public – submit your resume and cover letter.  

Applications should either be sent by email to  [email protected], delivered by post to PO Box 780, Victoria Park WA 6979,  or delivered in person to Guide House located at 265 Great Eastern Hwy Belmont WA 6104

Nominations close Friday, 27 May 2022.

For more information on application details please click here.

Constitution

By-Laws

These Organisational By-Laws were adopted by the Board on 20 June, 2018 and are currently in use.
Girl Guides WA By-Laws
(Adobe PDF File)

Strategic Goals

Our current Strategic Objectives are detailed in the graphic below.