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Shed Leaders Session

TUESDAY 20 OCTOBER 2015 | 9.00AM - 12.30PM

The success of the Men’s Shed movement and AMSA is due to people who volunteer to help run the Sheds and take care of their members.

To say thank you, AMSA have added an exclusive session to the conference program just for leaders. The leadership session will be held on Tuesday 20 October 2015. 

The session will be held with our special guest John Peacock, General Manager of Associations Forum who is one of Australia’s most experienced advisors to associations and charities and is a thought leader for the not-for-profit sector.

The interactive session will cover many practical aspects of effective governance of incorporated associations including responsibilities and management.  Places for this special session are strictly limited. We encourage leaders to register ASAP! 

John Peacock

 

John Peacock, General Manager of Associations Forum Pty Ltd, is one of Australia’s most experienced advisors to associations and charities and is a thought leader for the not-for-profit sector. John, with a BCom (University of NSW), has senior management and Directorship experience in a variety of not-for-profit organisations.
John commenced his career as a professional association manager in 1989 at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and became CEO of a medium sized legal association within 10 years.
Since 2000, John has trained and consulted to hundreds of associations and charities, large and small, on strategic, governance, board effectiveness, operations, restructuring and financial issues. As well as engagement on specific projects, John’s business undertakes whole-of-organisation reviews of associations and charities.
John’s operational specialisation is developing plans that can be translated into actions, budgets and job descriptions. His change specialisation is in the field of mergers of associations.
In 2008, John responded to the Australian Senate Inquiry into NFP Regulation, in 2009 he wrote submissions to the Productivity Commission regarding their Inquiry into the Not-for-Profit sector and in 2012 he wrote submissions to Australian Treasury on the proposed Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission. In 2014, he drafted a submission in the Royal Commission on Trade Unions.
John has led the expansion of Associations Forum beyond Australia with conferences, training and consulting. Since 2009, he has spoken at association training events in New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, The Philippines, India, USA, South Africa and China.
John Peacock strongly believes that the freedom to associate is a core foundation of democracy. Strong and well-governed associations and charities support their members or their cause, are independent of government and bureaucracy, plus generate jobs for employees and income for suppliers. John welcomes the opportunity to discuss how associations & charities are improving the world – and how to run your organisation to meet its potential.

For further information please contact the Secretariat: DC Conferences Pty Ltd

Suite 103, Lvl 1, 3-5 West Street, North Sydney NSW 2060 | PO Box 637, North Sydney NSW 2059 | P: 612 9954 4400 | F: 612 9954 0666 | E: amsa2015@dcconferences.com.au

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