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FDCWA Executive Members and Sub Committees

Executive Members Details

Chairperson – DAWN STEPHENS 

(Cockburn Family Day Care Service)

The FDCWA Chairperson’s responsibilities:

  • Presides at all general meetings
  • Set the meeting agenda
  • Determine if a quorum is present at meetings
  • Ensure the agenda is adhered to and that all members have an opportunity to contribute to any discussion
  • Help the meeting come to an agreement
  • When decisions are made, clearly state to the meeting what the decision is and who will implement it
  • Act as the spokesperson for FDCWA Association
  • Each member is eligible for re election and executive positions can be held for a maximum of 3 years but the person can be renominated for that position again after 12 months.

Vice Chairperson – ANDREA HAROLD

(Bright Futures Children’s Services)

The Vice Chairperson’s responsibilities:

  • Chairs the meeting if the Chairperson is absent
  • Performs other roles in the absence of the Chairperson
  • Each member is eligible for re election and executive positions can be held for a maximum of 3 years but the person can be renominated for that position again after 12 months.

Secretary – LYNNE BROOKE

(Bright Futures Children’s Services)

The Secretary’s responsibilities:

  • Keeps the Minutes of all meetings
  • Keeps an attendance list of members present at all meeting
  • Ensures that, after approval of the Minutes as an accurate record, the Minutes are signed by the Chairperson of the meeting or the Chairperson of the next succeeding meeting
  • An Assistant Secretary may be appointed at any time at the discretion of the committee. An Assistant Secretary is not a member of the executive.
  • Each member is eligible for re election and executive positions can be held for a maximum of 3 years but the person can be renominated for that position again after 12 months.

Treasurer – GABRIELLE CROSSE

(Communicare Family Day Care Service)

The Treasurer’s responsibilities:

  • Ensures that all money due to the Association is collected and received and all payments authorised by the Association are made
  • Financial records and accounts are kept showing the financial affairs of the Association include full details of all receipts and expenditure connected with the activities of the Association
  • Financial records are kept in a manner that can be easily audited if required by the members or funding body
  • A Financial Report is presented at the Annual General Meeting of the Association
  • Each member is eligible for re election and executive positions can be held for a maximum of 3 years but the person can be renominated for that position again after 12 months.

Sub Committees

  • Training & Marketing Committee

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