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Board Secretary

The Reily Foundation

Essential skills/attributes/selection criteria:

Administration and Corporate Governance:

  • Support the Board of Directors in fulfilling their governance responsibilities by organizing and facilitating board meetings, including preparing agendas, collating relevant documents, and recording accurate minutes.

  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and internal policies, and maintain up-to-date knowledge of corporate governance best practices.

  • Advise the Board on matters of corporate governance and provide guidance on compliance and regulatory requirements.

Legal Compliance and Documentation:

  • Maintain an accurate and comprehensive record of the organization's legal documents, including articles of incorporation, bylaws, board resolutions, and contracts.

  • Monitor changes in laws and regulations that affect the organization and ensure compliance with legal and statutory requirements.

  • Coordinate with external legal counsel, as necessary, to address legal matters and ensure the organization's interests are protected.

Communication and Information Management:

  • Facilitate effective communication between the Board, executive team, and external stakeholders, ensuring timely dissemination of information and documentation.

  • Prepare and distribute board meeting materials, reports, and resolutions to directors and relevant stakeholders.

  • Manage the organization's corporate records and document management system, ensuring confidentiality, accuracy, and accessibility of information.

Ethics and Risk Management:

  • Promote a culture of ethical conduct and integrity within the organization, ensuring compliance with ethical standards and promoting transparency and accountability.

  • Assist in the identification and management of organisational risks, including maintaining an effective risk management framework and coordinating insurance coverage.

Board Support and Development:

  • Support the recruitment, onboarding, and orientation of new Board members, ensuring they understand their roles and responsibilities.

  • Provide guidance and support to the Board on matters of governance, legal compliance, and best practices.

  • Coordinate training opportunities for Board members to enhance their knowledge and skills in corporate governance.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.