PMSA Board

The PMSA is run by a Board of Directors which comprises up to 13 Board members. Up to five Board members are each appointed by the Presbyterian Church and the Uniting Church and up to three are directly appointed by the PMSA Board. Each Board member is a volunteer and holds office for three years. Board members are eligible for re-appointment up to a maximum period of nine years.

Board Skills Matrix

The following defines the PMSA’s Board Skills Matrix which outlines the capabilities and experience that the PMSA Board requires and the number of Board members required with specific skills area experience. The Board Skills Matrix is reviewed annually to ensure the Board has a balance of capabilities and experience.

A Board member is defined as an expert when they have significant experience and / or qualifications in the defined skills area. Many Board members have a working knowledge in several defined skills areas, but are not considered experts. They support those expert Board members.

NOTES
# an understanding of and an ability to apply the Christian Worldview to the organisation.
^ 10 years or more board experience and relevant governance qualifications.
* this includes Information Communications Technology (ICT).
~ senior business leaders with high-ranking executive titles e.g. Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive Officer.

Skills AreaNumber of Experts Required
Christian Worldview #2
Education2
Legal1
Governance ^5
Finance / Accounting3
Risk1
Strategy6
Information Management *2
C-suite ~3
Human Resources / Employment Relations1
Marketing / Communications1
Property1
Morgan Parker
LLB, GAICD
Peter Barker
BCom, MBA, FCPA, MAICD
Dr Bridget Cullen
BA (magna cum laude); JD, LLB, MA, PhD, Grad Cert (Urb&Reg Plan)
Margaret Berry
BA, MSc, MEd (Leadership), MAICD
Jim Demack
LLB, LLM, A.MUS.A, GAICD
Wayne Knapp
PG Cert (Applied Mgt), PG Dip (Bus Admin), PG Cert (Bus Admin)
Jane Madden
BCom, LLM, FICA
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