The Board of Baptist World Aid Australia is responsible for the governance of the organisation.
Board members serve in a voluntary capacity. Some of their responsibilities include:
- setting the strategic direction for Transform Aid International and Baptist World Aid Australia,
- reviewing the performance of the organisation against targets,
- assessing the performance of the CEO
- approving the annual budget and serving on governance committees.
Read Baptist World Aid Australia and Transform Aid International's Constitutions to find out more about the processes of the Board.
Transform Aid International's Board offers 18 month internships to people interested in gaining experience in governance. Interns contribute to Board meetings and complete a research project in an area of interest to the Board.
BAPTIST WORLD AID AUSTRALIA BOARD MEMBERS
MR MICK TURNBULL
Chair of the Board
Cert Business (RMIT); Grad. Dip Management (USQ)
Joining the Board in May 2011, Mick has 30 years experience in business and management, and is currently the Regional CEO for a large global logistics company. He is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, Member Company Directors Institute, Fellow Customs Brokers Council of Aust and Member Australian Institute of Export. Mick is also Chair and Director of Tabor Victoria, and Director of Business for Millenium Development (assisting business to support developing countries reach their millennium goals. Mick worships at Syndal Baptist Church, Melbourne.
MR PAUL OATES
Finance, Audit and Investment Committee
B. Commerce; Chartered Accountant
Paul has worked for many years as the Business Manager of Carey Baptist College and also has experience in auditing with the Deloitte group. He also serves on the Boards of Baplink (the Western Australia Baptist Union’s finance arm) and the Carey Community Baptist Church. Paul joined the Board in May 2009.
PASTOR DAVE ROWE
Treasurer; Finance, Audit and Investment Committee
B. Economics, Grad. Dip. Christian Ministry (Morling)
Dave joined the Board in 2010. Dave’s skills are in the area of Finance. Having formerly been Head of Treasury and Head of Risk Management for an international investment bank he is currently in the role of Senior Consultant with Noah’s Rule Risk Advisory, providing advice to financial service organisations and companies in developing and measuring risk frameworks. Dave also holds the role of Senior Pastor with Seaforth Baptist Church (NSW).