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President / Chair

CBAA Communications, 4th March 2019
The Community Broadcasting Foundation is seeking its next President following the announced retirement of Peter Batchelor on June 30, 2019, who has been outstanding as President and Chair for the past six years.
  • National eminent role
  • Enabling the community broadcasting sector
  • Voluntary position

The dedicated Board of the Community Broadcasting Foundation provides direction for organisational objectives, policy and practice. Volunteer Board members dedicate their time and wealth of experience to enhance community media and the work of the organisation. It is estimated that the President’s time commitment will be up to one day per week over any year. The appointment is for a maximum of three 3-year terms.

The position requires national representation, stakeholder liaison across government, media, industry and NFP sectors, philanthropy awareness-raising, CEO appointment and succession planning and governance across the activities of the Community Broadcasting Foundation. The ideal profile will be an experienced Board Director or Chair, with exemplary negotiation and communication skills, who has a passion for and knowledge of the media, arts and the role of community media. A background in the public sector or political leadership, media, arts or philanthropy will equip you well for this national high-profile position.

Candidates will be considered by the Community Broadcasting Foundation and the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia.

For more information on the organisation visit:, and you can read a Q&A with outgoing Presindent, Peter Batchelor, here.

To apply – to apply or obtain an information pack please email using reference CBFpre0219, addressing your cover letter and resume to Jo Fisher, Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437.

Applications close 31 March, 2019.

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