Board Subcommittees

Our subcommittees provide advice to the Board.

Board Subcommittees

MAC (Membership & Communications) Committee

This committee provides advice to the Board on attracting and retaining a broad membership base and communicating effectively about Committee’s work.

Chair: Bill Mundy (Community member). Members: Phillip Lee (Ray White Ballarat), John Fitzgibbon (Radio 3BA), Tony Stone (co-opted member), Gerard FitzGerald (Committee for Ballarat), Michael Poulton (CEO, Committee for Ballarat), Adele Nairn (Committee for Ballarat), Brenton Thomas (Committee for Ballarat), Gayle Adams (Committee for Ballarat, Secretariat Support) .

FARM (Finance, Audit & Risk Management) Committee

This committee provides advice to the Board on all matters relating to finance, statutory reporting, audits and risk management to ensure Committee meets its responsibilities in these areas.

Chair: Luke Rieniets (Bendigo Bank). Members:  Stephen Byrne (BJT Legal), Graeme Dixon (FMP Group), Robert Hook (co-opted member), Jodie Perry (McCain Foods Aust Pty Ltd), Adrian Tinetti (Federation University Australia). Observers: Sandra Campbell (RSM),  Michael Poulton (CEO, Committee for Ballarat), Paula Vagg (RSM, Secretariat Support).

Governance Committee

This committee ensures that the Board is performing at optimal levels, engaging and involving its members and planning for leadership succession.

Chair: Vacant. Members: Dale Fraser (Ballarat Health Services), Paul O'Donohue (Central Highlands Water), Don Robinson (Harwood Andrews), Gayle Adams (Committee for Ballarat, Secretariat Support)

LBWR (Leadership Ballarat and Western Region) Committee

This committee oversees the strategic development of LBWR.

Chair: Nicole Roberts (LBWR11, Sovereign Hill). Members: Norman Prueter (LBWR12, Pyrenees Shire), Daryl Clifton (Community member), Liz Crothers (Bold Communication), Rachaele May (LBWR08, Agriculture Victoria),  Sharelle Knight (City of Ballarat), Jane Grimwood (LBWR10, Central Highlands Community House Network), John Frdelja (LBWR15, Central Highlands Water). Ex officio: Michael Poulton (CEO, Committee for Ballarat), Michelle Whyte (EO, LBWR).