Chief Executive Officer – Barb Shaw
“As the Chief Executive Officer of the organisation what I achieve is also dependant on the workforce. I have witnessed the passion, commitment and willingness demonstrated by many Anyinginyi staff that is inspirational and how they perform to put the organisation in good stead. I thank all of you for what you have contributed to making this organisation what it is.” Barb Shaw 2018
The CEO is responsible for:
- facilitating the strategic planning process for the Board of Directors as needed
- ensuring the Strategic Plan is effectively implemented and included in Business Plans and Job descriptions as appropriate
- ensuring the Board is provided with annual reports on performance in relation to the Strategic Plan
- ensuring the Strategic Plan is a ‘living document’ and available to all staff.
- ensuring the organisation works in a culturally responsive and appropriate manner
- working to strengthen the cultural practices of the organisation
- ensuring there are the means in place to enable quality and effective engagement with the community.
- supporting the Board by ensuring they receive informative, accurate and relevant information
- maintaining an action sheet on all actions agreed on by the Board.
HR and public relations
- implementing strategies to increase and develop the Aboriginal workforce
- ensuring Anyinginyi has a positive relationship with all sections of the community.
- ensuring the organisation’s management practices and processes are innovative and ensure stability for future operation.
- ensuring quality financial management including:
- reports to the Board
- unqualified audit reports
- acceptable annual results
- authorised expenditure per approved delegations.
- the effective management of Executive Managers including their regular performance reviews.
- ensuring the culture of the organisation is in accordance with “Our Guiding Principles” in the Strategic Plan.
Policy, Research, Governance and Special Projects Officer – Heather Burton
This role ensures high-level coordination and support to the Board and CEO to meet corporation good governance and management accountabilities, policy and research integrity.
This position is responsible for identifying issues impacting on Aboriginal Health and working with the Board and CEO to develop solutions. They provide policy advice through submissions and relevant documentation to both governments and key stakeholders.
Their goal is to strengthen Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation’s capability to more effectively develop and formulate policy themes, research development and good governance practices. This role must apply the Anyinginyi Cultural Framework and adhere to community-specific protocols in all aspects of development, formulation and design work.