Founded in 1948, The Australian and New Zealand Association (ANZA) has a long history of welcoming newcomers to Singapore and supporting our members with a range of sports, events, tours, interest groups, networking and volunteering opportunities.
ANZA is a diverse and inclusive association. Our 7000+ members value our strong sense of community and connection, especially if they’re expats living away from home and loved ones. ANZA’s membership is made up of a wide range of nationalities – everyone is welcome.
The 2021 ANZA Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 22 March and we are calling for nominations for the following positions. You can nominate here by Friday 26 February.
Executive Committee Positions
The President of ANZA is a volunteer role that provides vision and strategic leadership to the Association. The President takes responsibility for specific key functions of the Association, and ensures that the needs of members are met in accordance with the constitution of the Association and the laws of the Republic of Singapore. The President is expected to prepare a monthly report and chair the monthly Executive Committee meeting, as well as write a monthly column for ANZA magazine. The President is also expected to attend various functions on behalf of ANZA.
The Vice President of ANZA is a volunteer role that provides executive-level support to the President and to take responsibility for certain specific key functions of the Association. The Vice President is expected to attend the monthly Executive meeting and chair meetings in the absence of the President.
The Executive Secretary of ANZA is a volunteer role that provides administrative support to the President, Vice President and Executive Treasurer, and takes responsibility for certain specific key functions of the ANZA Executive Committee. The Executive Secretary is expected to take minutes at the monthly Executive Committee meetings, receive and respond to correspondence, maintain ANZA records, and assist in a regular review of operational and administrative management of the ANZA Executive Committee.
The Executive Treasurer of ANZA is a volunteer role that maintains and is responsible for all financial aspects of the ANZA Executive Committee, whilst having contact with all treasurers within ANZA. The Executive Treasurer will ensure that all ANZA accounts are available for presentation to the Executive Committee’s nominated auditor and are presented at the Annual General Meeting. The Executive Treasurer is expected to attend and present a report at the monthly Executive Committee meeting of the financial activities within ANZA.
The Membership Secretary is a volunteer role that coordinates various activities concerning membership, including membership marketing and membership drives. The Membership Secretary is expected to prepare a report and attend the monthly Executive Committee meeting.
COMMUNITY SERVICE COORDINATOR
The Community Service Coordinator (CSC) of ANZA is a volunteer role, responsible for developing and profiling ANZA’s contribution towards the local community through volunteerism and general fundraising, in accordance and compliance with local regulations. The CSC will also research new trends and keep abreast of the current market in terms of volunteer opportunities and fundraising development. The CSC will visit and review a range of charitable associations, participate in the review and selection of nominated charities, and devise effective fund-raising opportunities. The CSC will liaise closely with the ANZA General Manager and events team to ensure functions and fund-raising events are organised and publicised effectively.
The Sporting Coordinators are volunteer roles. They provide support to all ANZA sporting groups. The Coordinator will take responsibility for communicating with these groups and with the Executive Committee of ANZA and for providing a free flow of information to all concerned. The Coordinator would be required to facilitate and chair meetings of the ANZA Sports Committee leaders on a regular basis and to attend, wherever possible, individual sporting groups’ meetings, as requested. The Coordinator is expected to report to and attend the monthly Executive Committee meeting.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER (SIX POSITIONS)
These positions are volunteer roles. The role of an Executive Committee member is to provide executive level support to the President, Vice President and Executive Committee as well as take responsibility for certain specific key functions of the association. Executive Committee Members shall be elected from ANZA members and are expected to attend the monthly Executive Committee meeting.
The Executive Committee is elected at the Annual General Meeting each year. Click here for details of the 2021 AGM and registration.