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From left: Front row Carol and David Malcolm. Back row Vicky Mead (Volunteer Services), Julie Misfud (Metro South PCW and the Malcolms’ carer), Alison Little (Director Anglicare Service Enablement and Strategy) and Libby Scheinpflug (Manager Volunteer Services)
2014 Volunteer Manager Networking Event
Friday 19 September 2014 6pm until 7.30pm
Kurrawa Surf Club, Old Burleigh Rd, Broadbeach
(The club is an easy 10 minute walk from the conference centre and serves reasonably priced meals if you choose to stay after drinks for dinner. *Please call the venue directly to make a booking for dinner)
Join Better Impact’s Tony Goodrow & Andy Fryar, AAMoV Board Members Karen Buenger, Marg Joiner and Megan Cassar, as well as other AAMoV members and volunteer managers in a casual networking environment. Meet practitioners from around the world, share ideas, learn something new and form new professional relationships.
Please contact the AAMoV Board if you are planning to attend the IAVE Conference so we can arrange to meet up with you.
From left: Karen Buenger (President), Lucy Camp (Board Member), Melanie White (Vice-President), Tony McArthur (Treasurer), Grant Morgan (Board Member), Megan Cassar (Communications Officer), Vanita Schwarz (Memberships Officer). Skype on iPad: Alison Marshall (Secretary)
2014 Strategic Planning Weekend
On the 1st and 2nd of March 2014 the AAMoV Board came together in Adelaide for a weekend of strategic planning and direction setting for the next 12 months. There were plenty of new faces, with 6 of the 12 Members having recently been elected to the Board in November 2013. These include:
Megan Cassar, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator at Oxfam Australia (Victoria, AU)
Vanita Schwarz, Volunteer Development Officer at City of Marion (South Australia, AU)
Heidi Quinn, Senior Community Engagement Advisor at Department of Conservation (Wellington, NZ)
Grant Morgan, Project Administration Officer at Newcastle University Postgraduate Students Association (New South Wales, AU)
Sze-chung WAN, CPA, FCCA, FHKIoD, MHKIM, ACIArb, MBA, MEd(Counselling), LLB(China), BA (Hong Kong)
Lucy Camp, Volunteer Programme Manager at Royal Adelaide Show Division (South Australia, AU)
The Board analysed the results of the Member's survey which assisted in the decision making around what the Board will focus on in the coming months to ensure we are meeting our Member's expectations.