Board Nominations

AORA is currently calling for nominations for members to join the AORA Board of Directors. 


Board Members help to shape the strategy and goals of AORA and promote the industry and the beneficial use of organic material. 

You can self nominate or be nominated by another AORA Member.  If you nominate someone, please ensure they are able to meet the following criteria.

Board Requirements

  • Must be an AORA Processing or National Processing Member
  • Must have the time and interest to serve on the Board 
    • Typically, this is no more than 1 day a month.  Board meetings are a mixture of online (Zoom) and face-to-face meetings but are predominantly held online monthly and usually for no more than two hours.  Any face-to-face board meetings that require travel will be reimbursed
    • There are regular emails from the Chair / Directors / National Executive Officer and/or National Coordinator which may require timely consideration and responses.
    • May be required to serve on a Board sub-committee (ie. finance committee, sponsorship committee, technical committee etc). 
  • Note the following:

    34.1 There must be at least four Directors and a maximum of nine Directors and no more than one third of the Directors shall be from the same state or territory of Australia.

    34.2 Regardless of the number of Directors at any time, a majority of the Directors shall be Representatives of Processing Members.

    35.1 Where the number of nominations by Processing Members for directors is:

    (a) equal to, or less than, the number of vacancies for directors, all nominees shall be appointed directors of the Company;

    (b) greater than the number of vacancies for directors, all Members entitled to vote shall vote at a general meeting to elect directors of the Company from such nominated natural persons.

    35.4 Each director appointment under this clause 35 shall be subject to the satisfaction of the requirements of the Corporations Act in relation to the consent and eligibility of directors.


Nomination deadline: 5pm AEDST Friday 29 September 2023

Please submit via email to [email protected]

(You will receive receipt of nomination.  Please contact Alex on 0434 625 472 if you do not receive within 48 hours.)