Call for Skate SA Board Member Applications

Published Thu 28 Dec 2023

Call for Board Member Applications Skate South Australia







Skate South Australia Inc. (Skate SA) is recruiting three Board positions. With the new direction at the National level (Skate Australia) and a focus on expanding and developing skating within the State it is an exciting time to roll on in and join the team.

Skate SA is the peak body for skating in South Australia, the eight clubs include the disciplines of roller derby, speed and artistic as well as Learn to Skate programs. South Australian skaters continuing to have success at national and international events.

Skate South Australia is affiliated with Skate Australia which is the National Sporting Organisation for skate sports and is recognised by the Australian Sports Commission, the Australian Olympic Committee and World Skate.

These three Board positions one (1) casual board vacancy, and two (2) appointed board vacancies will help shape the future of skate in South Australia. In a recent review of Skate South Australia’s Board of Management and affiliated clubs a number of specific skill sets have been identified that will assist in developing the strategic direction of the organisation and the development of its affiliated clubs and leagues.

We are looking for people with experience in the following areas:

  • Leadership

  • Governance

  • Marketing & communications

  • Finance

  • Coach development

  • Club development

  • Local government


  • It is not a requirement that you have experience within the skate disciplines

  • Ideally candidates will have at a minimum undertaken Sport Australia’s ‘The Start Line - Sport Governance Foundations2-hour, free online course, or similar

  • Board of Management meetings are held monthly and are currently a mix of in-person and online

  • This is a volunteer role

  • Board members are encouraged to attend skate events throughout the year

  • All enquiries should be sent to


Applications close at 5:00pm ACDT Friday 23rd February 2024.


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