About the corporation Forum for Directors of Indigenous Organisations ICN: Established in 2012, the Forum for Directors of Indigenous Organisations (FDIO) is an independent, not for profit charitable trust that prepares, supports and advises Boards, Directors and Executives of Aboriginal organisations to practice effective, culturally informed governance. FDIO is focussed on raising the bar of governance by nurturing the skills and competencies of people in the boardroom of organisations that have a vital link to closing the gap and having an impact on the ground for their people. Projects include facilitating a program of thought leadership events, supporting nomination processes and disseminating tips & tools to members. Read more corporation information About the person we're looking for Noongar and Independent Director RolesNoongar Boodja Trust Do you have an interest in the future of Australia’s Noongar Nation and possess high level governance skills, board experience and technical expertise? The Noongar Nominations Committee is calling for Expressions of Interest for expert roles on the Investment Committee and Noongar Advisory Company of the Noongar Boodja Trust. BackgroundThe South West Native Title Settlement between Noongar People and the WA Government is the largest and most significant native title settlement in Australia. The Noongar Boodja Trust will hold up to $1.3B worth of assets for Noongar People. The RolesIf you are a leader with a heart for the Noongar community and experience in governance, the Noongar Nominations Committee invites you to nominate for the following positions: Investment Committee DirectorsThe Investment Committee requires: two (2) independent property experts; and two (2) independent investment experts members with expertise in investment. The Investment Committee will guide and review the investment decisions of the Trustee. When the Noongar Corporations Committee (NCC) is established the NCC will nominate two (2) Noongar members to the Investment Committee Noongar Advisory CompanyThe Noongar Advisory Company requires:two (2) Independent Directors; and two (2) Noongar Directors. This Company will transition to the Noongar Trustee in 12 years’ time. It will advise the Trustee in managing Noongar assets and play a significant role in fostering mutual respect and co-operation, building relationships between the Noongar Community, and the Trustee. For more informationVisit www.fdio.com.au/noongar to download an Expression of Interest packs and the Noongar Boodja Community Guide for more information about eligibility and criteria for available positions. Potential candidates are welcome to expand their understanding of the Noongar Boodja Trust Governance Structure by attending a presentation. The presentation will be followed by a panel question and answer session. Interstate candidates can participate by webinar. Details of the session will be provided at www.fdio.com.au/noongar. Applications close 26 February 2021 Skills/experience Business strategy & developmentFinancial & accountingHeritage & cultureLegalNative titleReal estate & property management Gender The preferred gender is: Female or Male Director's cultural experience The potential director does have previous cultural experience/knowledge Directorship experience Previous directorship experience required. Clearances A police clearance certificate or similar clearance will be required.We will consider the nature, severity and age of any previous or pending criminal convictions. (Excluding traffic violations.) About the position - Vacancies, Noongar Boodja Trust, NOONGAR & INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS Term of appointment other with no probation period Rights The corporation's rule book has the same rights for independent directors as member directors. Meetings and engagement Frequency of directors meetings: Every month Usual timing: During the day Meetings are usually held in: Perth Directors may also be required for: engagements between meetings Director's remuneration This position is Paid Travel expenses The members of the corporation have agreed to contribute to travel expenses when a director travels for corporation business.