ALA Director - Casual Vacancy

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ALA is calling for nominations to fill a Casual Director position. 

Following the 2021 AGM a Director position remained vacant. As such the ALA is calling for nominations to fill a Casual Director position. This position will hold the primary role as a Director to provide strategic direction to the sport of lacrosse and its stakeholders. This position assumes the overall responsibility for the governance of the operations of the ALA, in line with the organisations agreed strategic direction. However, the casual Director position will only hold a term length up to and including the conclusion of the next AGM (scheduled for April 2022).

We kindly ask any interested nominee to review and fill out the following documents, and submit the nomination forms via email to by the 3rd of June 2021.

It is important to note nominees require the support of a Member Association.

Nominations Documents:

To ensure ALA can fully fulfil its strategic vision, direction and responsibilities the ALA also welcomes nominations from individuals who may possess any of the below desirable skill sets:

  • Experience in the application of corporate governance principles in a commercial enterprise, not-for-profit enterprise or other regulated entity.
  • Ability to identify key risks to ALA in a wide range of areas including legal and regulatory compliance.
  • Experience in managing government relations and industry advocacy strategies.
  • Knowledge of and experience in marketing services to members and public promotion campaigns.
  • Experience in, or a thorough understanding of, communication with industry groups and/or end users through a range of relevant communication channels. Including social media channels.
  • A broad range of commercial/business experience, preferably in the small to medium enterprise context, in areas including communications, marketing, branding and business systems, practices and improvement.
  • Qualification and experience in legal practice with emphasis on:
    • Sports Industry
    • Not-for-Profit Associations
    • Employment law
    • Health & Safety legislation
  • Experience in building partnerships and knowledge of best practice in sourcing funds/grants via Sport Rec, LGA or from businesses.
  • Ability to draft and design grant/funding applications.