WAB Structure

STRUCTURE OF WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE AND BUSINESS IN SA INC. 2019

WAB is divided into four regions: There are 11 branches across South Australia including one online branch, with a total membership of about 250 rural women including Associate Members.

WAB Org Chart 2020

FOUR REGIONS

MALLEE                                                                       LIMESTONE COAST

Coonalpyn                                                                    Kalangadoo

Paringa                                                                         Lochaber

Yurgo                                                                            Padthaway

.                                                                                     Wirrega

CENTRAL                                                                     EYRE PENINSULA

Cunliffe                                                                          Charlton

Rosedale/Sandy Creek                                                WAB Online

ASSOCIATES – Branch nearest to the associate

SUPPORTERS 

SPONSORS 

MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

WAB Management Team

WAB is administered through the WAB Management Team which is made up of the State President and 4 Regional Coordinators representing the regions

PRESIDENT

Elected for a 2 year term

Honorarium $3000

  • Officially represents WAB – State Government departments, Federal Government where relevant, Agricultural organisations and women’s organisations e.g. National Council of Women
  • Spokesperson for Media
  • Chairperson for WAB Management meetings, and stores minutes (electronic and hard copy) of all meetings
  • Instigates a “Gathering” each year – supports the nominating branch for that particular year
  • Prepares Annual Report, arranges the audit of financial records.
  • Holds all WAB assets – WAB Computer, data projector and records.
  • President – to have her phone number, postal address on all correspondence and
  • Be the official contact point for all correspondence. The WAB Admin email address will be operated by the State President
  • Please note that there will not be a travel allowance due to the Honorarium of $3000
  • Receives new Membership Forms with payment and passes details to Membership Officer
  • Instigates, receives and records the following information from the Branches within their region
    • Branch Facilitator and/or Officer Bearer names
    • Branch member names and details, then forwarded to Membership Officer
TREASURER
  • Receives annual membership fees – and deposits fees into the nominated WAB account.
  • Receives state project funds
  • Receives Coins For Friendship collected by branches and confirms that money has been sent to International Officer
  • CO –ORDINATORS
  • Four – Mallee, Limestone Coast, Central and Eyre Peninsula
  • Elected for a two year term, (Initially there would be two coordinators elected for three years and two coordinators elected for two years – to maintain stability)
  • An honorarium will be offered – this will be a maximum of $1000.00 and not necessarily the same for each region as the number of branches and geographical distances differ between regions.
  • Is the first point of contact for all Branches within their region
  • Receives a CC of Branch Meeting reports ( which have been emailed to the WAB News Officer )
  • Shares between other co-ordinators the recording of the minutes of management meetings and emails draft copy to the State President.
WAB NEWS OFFICER
  • Receives Branch reports from all Branches (on meetings and activities)
  • Collates and produces the WAB News 5 editions a year (Verified by President or co-ordinators prior to release)
  • WAB News provided to Branches, associates and supporters etc via Email Only. Please note there will be no printed copies sent out to individual members.
  • Copies (electronic or hard copy) to be forwarded to all affiliates and archival records.
  • Forwards claim form for costs involved (with scanned receipts) to State President for reimbursement
MEMBERSHIP OFFICER
  • Instigates, receives and records the following information from the Branches within their region
    • Branch Facilitator and/or Officer Bearer names
    • Branch member names and contact details,
    • Receives details of new members from the treasurer for collation on data base of members
AWARDS OFFICER
  • Manages database of Awards
  • Issues Certificates & Badges – Nominations are sent in direct from Branches
  • Awards Officer forwards by post, Certificates/Badges to Branch or State President for signature and presentation
  • Forwards claim form for costs involved (with scanned receipts) to State President for reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL OFFICER

ASSOCIATED COUNTRY WOMEN OF THE WORLD (ACWW)

  • Issues membership invoices (email where possible) and receives fees to/from organisation, branch and individual members (Due by 30th November each year)
  • Forwards to ACWW.
  • Receives new ACWW membership forms from branches and individuals
  • Forwards to Branches any ACWW newsletters
  • Promotes the work of ACWW to all WAB Branches
  • Coins for Friendship – receives funds from Branches and sends the total to ACWW
  • Please note there is no honorarium from WAB for this position.
HISTORIAN
  • Holds and stores all WAB history
  • A point of reference for all WAB
WEBSITE OFFICER
  • Arranges the setting up of the WAB website
  • Ongoing maintenance of website
  • Uploads new information to website
FACEBOOK OFFICER  
  • Sets up the WAB Facebook page
  • Ongoing maintenance of Facebook page
  • Monitors entries on the Facebook page
  • Encourages members to use the Facebook page

BRANCHES

  • Collect WAB annual membership fees and forward to State Treasurer by direct debit (where possible)
  • Print branch copy of WAB News
  • Print branch copy of WAB Directory (if needed)
  • Forward nomination forms for awards for members to Awards Officer
  • Coins for Friendship money to International Officer by direct debit (where possible)
  • Forward to WAB Admin:
    • Branch Facilitator and/or Officer Bearer names
    • Branch member names and details (it is the branch’s responsibility to ensure correct information is sent)
    • Money raised for state project
    • Details of Coins For Friendship collected by branches and confirmation that money has been sent to International Officer
  • Forward monthly Branch Meeting Report to WAB News Officer and CC to Regional Co-ordinator with photos if possible
  • Forward New Branch Members form with payment to the treasurer (State President)