Staff and the board of directors

Do you have a suitable induction program at your venue?In Queensland Clubs, each has a Board of Directors or Management Committee to administer the Club. Many clubs outline the relationship between staff members and the board in their induction program.

The responsibility of the Board of Directors or Management Committee is to formulate policy to ensure the goals of the club constitution are met, and represent the interests of the members.

The General Manager is employed by the Board of Directors or Management Committee, and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the club and the implementation of club policy. To achieve these goals, the General Manager employs a team of staff, of which you are one.

Board of Directors or Management Committee members represent the interests and requirements of club members, and are elected each year at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) by the members of the club.

The Board of Directors or Management Committee is responsible for developing policy, and overview of the operations of the club via the General Manager. The Board of Directors or Management Committee and individual members do not make operational decisions; these day-to-day decisions are the responsibility of the General Manager. The General Manager is held accountable for operational decisions, and the Board of Directors or Management Committee members do not interfere with

It is improper for staff to approach members of the Board of Directors or Management Committee in order to influence operational decisions made by the General

An effective induction program assists staff members maintain effective relationships with the Board of Directors or Management Committee.