What is a Management Committee?
A community based children’s service is governed by a voluntary management committee or board. Services that are managed by the community are more able to:
make decisions which reflect their community and its culture
be well connected to their community
be responsive to their community
adjust service delivery quickly
develop social capital by building connections, relationships and networks for families
contribute to the development of capable, healthy communities.
Members of the committee/board are elected by members of the organisation at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). The committee/board’s role is to govern the organisation for the following twelve months.
The committee/board is ultimately responsible for meeting the organisation’s legal obligations and ensuring its on-going viability.
Source: CCSA - Community Connections Services Australia