Expressions of interests to co-opt a new board member to the NEMBC are now open. Nominations close 19 May 2015.
The National Ethnic & Multicultural broadcasters’ Council (NEMBC) would like to co-opt a new board member to ensure there is wide-ranging representation and the organisation can address the many diverse issues facing ethnic community broadcasting.
The NEMBC is seeking nominations from around Australia and to be considered for this position and the person should:
- Be an ethnic community broadcaster from a new or emerging community in Australia, in particular from African or Asian communities
- Be a member or willing to become a member of the NEMBC
- Be able to attend NEMBC Board meetings; there will be two board meetings this year one in August 22- 23 and before the NEMBC Conference on November 27.
The co-option to the board will be until the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in November 2015 and a new board will be elected and can decide on the continuation of the role.
The NEMBC (National Ethnic & Multicultural Broadcasters’ Council) is a national peak body that advocates for multiculturalism and supports multilingual community broadcasting around Australia.
The role of the NEMBC is to:
- Advocate for and support ethnic and multicultural community broadcasting
- Be a voice for multiculturalism in Australia
- Maintain and connect people with their ancestry, language and culture
- Counter racism in Australian society
- Contribute to media diversity in Australia
- Operate with integrity and in a manner that is ethical, professional, responsive and self-reliant
Nominations are now open and will close on the 19 May 2015.
Please send a letter of expression of interest to the NEMBC explaining why you would like to be a board member of the NEMBC and tell us about yourself and include a resume.
For more information call (03) 9486 9549 or email firstname.lastname@example.org