Bulletin to members at Legal Aid – Vacancies on Departmental Committee – June 2015
This newsletter invites members to apply for a number of vacancies on the PSA Legal Aid NSW Departmental Committee. All PSA members will benefit from a broad spectrum of interests being represented on the committee; therefore we encourage members to get involved.
About Legal Aid NSW Departmental Committee
The PSA Departmental Committee is a democratically elected committee of union members at Legal Aid NSW. Elections for the committee are held every two years and each year the committee elects a sub-committee to deal with issues between meetings.
The PSA Departmental Committee meets every two months at Head Office, generally on a Thursday between 1pm and 4pm.
The committee develops positions on issues affecting PSA members. It is an important advisory body to the representatives to the Legal Aid NSW Peak Consultative Committee and the PSA governing body, Central Council.
PSA Departmental committee members are released from duty to attend these meetings which are planned 12 months in advance at the beginning of each year.
Legal Support Officers, Grants Officers, FDR Conference Organisers are especially encouraged to nominate.
The PSA Departmental Committee members and vacancies are:
Head Office Committee Members
Kirsten Cameron – Secretary
Metropolitan Committee Members (includes offices in greater Sydney plus Wollongong, Gosford and Newcastle)
Lachlan Cumming – Newcastle
Matthew Turner – Wollongong
John Moratelli – Phillip Street (Chair)
Sarah Ibrahim – Fairfield
Regional Committee Members (includes Dubbo, Wagga Wagga, Tamworth, Nowra, Orange, Port Macquarie, Coffs and Lismore)
Sharlene Naismith – Nowra
To nominate for the PSA Departmental Committee you will need 2 other PSA members to support your nomination. The nomination form is on the reverse side of the PDF version of this bulletin.