Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is pleased to announce that Expressions of Interest for positions on SMA’s State Councils are now open.

State Councils are a vibrant and vital part of SMA. As a member of an SMA State Council, you will gain an opportunity to make a difference in your local SMA community, have a direct input into the national SMA community and represent your profession.

The responsibilities of SMA State Councillors include:

⦁ Attendance of 3-4 face-to-face meetings per year
⦁ Provide information and advice to the State Manager and the National Board on issues of strategic importance to SMA;
⦁ Advise on industry trends, opportunities and threats and communicate this advice to the State Manager and the National Board as appropriate;
⦁ Help inform their State Manager on policy direction and priorities for strategic action;
⦁ Act as a communication link with industry stakeholders in their state or territory;
⦁ Assist in raising and maintaining the public profile of SMA amongst stakeholders in its state or territory, including its profile with relevant State and Territory governments;
⦁ Support the State Manager to implement in their state or territory, initiatives that support the vision and mission of SMA;
⦁ Approve use of State Council Reserve funds in accordance with Clause 45 of the Constitution and SMA’s budget and financial reporting policies, and to not unreasonably withhold any approval;
⦁ Act in good faith to ensure the maintenance and enhancement of SMA’s standards, quality and reputation for the collective and mutual benefit of all Members; and
⦁ At all times act on behalf of and in the interest of the Members and SMA.

All professional members are encouraged to apply.

To download an Expression of Interest form, please click here.

To apply, please send your completed Expression of Interest form to your relevant state contact (details in Expression of Interest form) by Wednesday 31st July 2019 no later than 5pm AEST.