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Board Membership

Call for nominations: Community appointment

Two vacancies exist for community appointment to the South West Development Commission’s Board of Management.

The Commission’s role is to co-ordinate and promote economic development in the South West Region. Its aims include maximising job creation, broadening local economies, identifying the need for infrastructure services, providing information and advice to business and ensuring access to government services.

The 6 member board, which meets bi-monthly, sets policy and makes decisions about a broad range of economic development projects and initiatives involving the Commission.

People may nominate themselves or others; organisations may also make nominations. People nominated as a prospective member should possess interest and knowledge relevant to regional communities. Relevant fields of involvement could include business and industry; employment, education and training; tourism and recreation.

Applicants will be assessed on their ability to make a significant contribution to a board of management, together with a demonstrated involvement in either the economic or social development of the region. The term of appointment will be between one to three years.

Nomination forms and further information can be obtained by contacting Colette Fitzgerald, Executive Officer on 9792 2006 / 0429 851 593 or

Nominations close at 5pm – 15 November 2019.

Written nominations, with relevant details, should be marked “Private and Confidential” and submitted to:

Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC
Minister for Regional Development
C/- South West Development Commission
PO Box 2000