The Australian Institute of Company Directors Victoria Division's presence continues to grow in regional centres with close to 1,500 members distributed across the following regions:
We recognise the importance of supporting regional directors and members with a focus on delivering events and education courses locally and understanding local needs and issues through our Regional Committees.
We invite you to explore the benefits of membership with us and learn more about our focus in your region.
Company Directors Course
Our flagship course, the 5-day Company Directors Course, will continue to be offered regionally throughout 2013. Upcoming course dates are:
Company Directors Course
||19 August to 16 September 2013
|Company Directors Course
||30 September to 28 October 2013
Please note: the course runs 1 day over 5 consecutive weeks.
Scholarship Opportunities with the Australian Institute of Company Directors
Throughout the year, numerous scholarship and grant opportunities become available for both members and non-members to take advantage of. Primarily for the Company Directors Course, some of these opportunities include:
The Australian Scholarship Foundation
- 2 x Company Directors Course Scholarships – Australian Institute of Company Directors
- 2 x Foundations of Directorship Scholarships – Australian Institute of Company Directors
- Available for the Company Directors course only
Regional Development Australia
- Emerging Issues Funding Small Grants for Small Rural Communities Program Caring for our Community Action Grants
The Parliamentary Library
- Has numerous Federal and State based grants and scholarships listed throughout the year
- Emerging Issues Funding
- Small Grants for Small Rural Communities Program
- Caring for our Community Action Grants
The Victoria Division encourage those thinking of enrolling in our courses to look at these and other opportunities that may be available to you. Checking with your local Council, representative body or business groups are also recommended.
Please note that there are different funding rounds throughout the year and funding may not necessarily be available at all times.
Leaders' Luncheon Future of Directorship:2023
In February/March 2013 the Victoria Division will be launching the Future of Directorship:2023 luncheon series in regional centres. The guest speaker will explore what the social, economic, legislative and environmental landscape will look like in 5 to 10 years and what the likely issues directors are to face. Please refer to our Event calendar for booking information.
SME support for regional Victoria
At the Australian Institute of Company Directors, we understand that Australia's Small & Medium Enterprises (SME's) are Australia's future. As business owners, directors or board members of SME's, you may be looking to grow your business and we are committed to providing you with valuable resources to assist you to be the best director you can be.
We have developed 4 concise SME guides which we hope will assist you to take your business to the next level.
Our SME guides include:
Director nexus program
Director Nexus is a member subscription service which offer you, as a non executive director, the unique opportunity to connect with other directors. Director Nexus is a confidential forum for directors to access support, insights and advice from their peers. The Director Nexus program will provide participants with the support of their peers to encourage growth of their business and career. This is a program we encourage every director to undertake.
For further information please visit our Director Nexus page
To express an interest in your region or if you have any questions please contact Samantha Adams on 03 9245 4202 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsors and Corporate Supporter
The success of the Regional Victoria program would not be possible without the support of our Major Regional Sponsor and Corporate Supporter.
|Major Regional Sponsor
|| Corporate Supporter|
A wide range of sponsorship or corporate supporter packages are available, all of which can be tailored to suit the requirement of individual organisations. Please contact Larissa Vaughan on 03 9245 4200 for further information.
Regional Committee Members
Our regional committees are our connection with local communities and members. We have committees representing each key region and committee members with a range of business and industry backgrounds.
- Ed Coppe FAICD (Chair)
- Mark Edmonds FAICD
- Dr John Harte FAICD
- Michelle Heagney GAICD
- Clive Pugh GAICD
- Bill Winters MAICD
- Peta Clark MAICD
- Vicki Coltman MAICD
- Lesley Duffle GAICD
- Tony Ford MAICD
- Rob Knowles AO MAICD
- Jacinta Rivett GAICD
- Mike Stephens FAICD
- Marie Thornton FAICD
- Susana Yung MAICD (Chair)
- John Evans MAICD
- Ulf Ericson MAICD
- Graeme Menere FAICD
- Vincent O'Neill GAICD
- Anthony Putt FAICD
- Christine Sanger GAICD (Chair)
- Graeme Welsh FAICD
- Sue Clarke GAICD
- Jan Boynton FAICD
- Michael Langdon GAICD
- Pamela Macdonald GAICD
- Kevin Martin GAICD (Chair)
- Samantha Read GAICD
- Linda Veronese GAICD
- Damian Wells GAICD
- Susan Lloyd FAICD
- John Mitchell MAICD
- Joe Piper MAICD
- Philip Stone MAICD
- Joe Tantaro MAICD
- Peter Wallis FAICD
- Tim Weight FAICD (Chair)
- Jacinta Ermacora FAICD
- Gerogina Gubbins MAICD
- Marion Truman MAICD
- Rob Wallis GAICD (Chair)