Governance
The National Board is the governing body of Royal Life Saving Society - Australia comprising of the President and Directors.

Organisation Status

Royal Life Saving Society - Australia is a public benevolent institution (PBI) and is a Public Company Limited by Guarantee. ABN: 71 008 594 616

National Board of Directors

The National Board is the governing body of Royal Life Saving Society - Australia comprising of the President and Directors.

Each State and Territory Member Organisation elects a Director to represent them.

The National President and Deputy President are elected from the National Board membership to serve a one year term of office.

The National Board is responsible for the transparent, accountable governance of the Society and for policy making and setting strategic direction.

Patron

His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd)
Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia

Board Members

President Dr Mitchell Hartman
Australian Capital Territory Paul Reynolds
New South Wales James Whiteside
Northern TerritoryJames Sheridan
Queensland Rod Welford
South Australia David Dewar
Tasmania Pene Snashall
Victoria Mark Scott ESM
Western AustraliaDr Erica Davison

Independent Directors

Dr Mitchell Hartman
Alexandra Ash
Professor Richard Franklin

Chief Executive OfficerJustin Scarr (Company Secretary)

Constitution

RLSSA-Constitution-with-accepted-amendments-25-October-2014.

National Advisers

Education and Training Dr Shayne Baker OAM
Medical Professor John Pearn AO RFD
SportGeoff Grey

State and Territory Member Organisation Executive

Australian Capital Territory Cherry Bailey
New South Wales Michael Ilinsky
Northern Territory Annette (Floss) Roberts
Queensland Paul Barry
South Australia Jayne Minear
Tasmania Karina Siggins
Victoria Catherine Greaves
Western Australia Peter Leaversuch
A water-loving nation free from drowning.
Our Vision
Royal Life Saving Society – Australia Commemorates 125 Year of Lifesaving
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