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Board Secretary

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The Board Secretary is a key voluntary executive Board position within HikeWest. It is a valued and very satisfying role. Duties:

  • maintain up-to-date registers of Board members and HikeWest members;
  • monitor and coordinate HikeWest Board correspondence of the Association in liaison with the Executive Officer;
  • coordinate the scheduling of meetings and the distribution of meeting agenda and papers;
  • participate in Board meetings and record and distribute concise, accurate minutes of Board meetings & AGM;
  • have strong familiarity with HikeWest’s governing documents (Rules and Bylaws), internal policies and procedures, and ensure i) they are observed by the Board and committees; and ii) they are updated when appropriate and remain compliant;
  • ensure all documents, records and registers of the Association, other than those under the responsibility of the Treasurer, are kept in safe custody and are easily retrievable.


  • Preferably prior Board or committee experience (corporate or not-for-profit);
  • Proficiency in relevant computer skills, including use of MS Word;
  • Relevant organisational skills;
  • Prior active interest in bushwalking / hiking is not a prerequisite, but would be useful; the Secretary also contributes where possible in Board discussions and decisions on matters of importance to bushwalking and bushwalkers in WA.
You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.