Djarragun College Limited
The College is owned and operated by Djarragun College Limited, which complies with the Corporations Act 2001 and the requirements of ASIC. The Constitution sets out the objects of the company and contains provisions about membership, general meetings, voting, the appointment of directors, the powers and duties of directors, audits, accounts and many other matters.
Members do not have an economic interest in the assets or operating surplus of the company or the College and are not entitled to any dividends or other payments. Any and all surplus must be applied for the benefit of the College.
The Board of Djarragun College Limited
The business and enterprise of Djarragun College Limited is overseen by a Board of Directors.
The Constitution permits there to be up to ten directors, and contains provisions for the appointment and removal of directors. Directors are elected by members of the Company. Directors may also be nominated by the Board.
Currently there are six directors on the Board.
The Role of the Board
The role of the Board is to oversee the management and business of the company, and in particular to:
- appoint the Principal and Company Secretary and monitor performance;
- establish the vision and strategic direction of the College;
- support the College Executive and management in the implementation of that vision and strategic direction;
- ensure that the resources necessary for the achievement of those goals are available.
How the Board Operates
The Board meets approximately once per school term and works closely to support the College Executive and management.
An amount of the Board’s work is conducted through the directors in standing committees and interim working groups, according to the issues at hand.
Board of Directors:
Dr Stephen Codrington (Chair)
Richie Ah Mat
Executive Principal: Dr Michael Barton
Company Secretary: Andrea Van Dorssen