Expressions of interest for ACLCA National Chair position

The ‘ACLCA National Committee’ is collectively formed from two (2) representatives from each of ACLCA’s State Chapters:  WA; SA; QLD; NSW and VIC.  Each ‘ACLCA State Chapter’ is supported by an ‘Executive Officer’ (EO).

The key objectives of ‘ACLCA National’ are to, through regular meetings and associated communications:

  • Promote national alignment of State Chapters in relation to contaminated land matters, especially those that are relevant to our consulting industry
  • Provide an opportunity for knowledge sharing and collaboration between the State Chapters
  • Facilitate continuing professional development (CPD) across the contaminated land industry and, in turn, promote best environmental consulting practice.

A key role in supporting achieving the above objectives is the ‘ACLCA National Chair’, which is, in turn, supported by a ‘National Secretariat’ (the Secretariat).

Whilst further information is outlined in the attached Position Description (PD), the role of ACLCA National Chair is important for the effective functioning of ACLCA National Committee and being a central point of liaison with industry bodies, such as ALGA, CRC CARE and EIANZ where national engagement is of benefit to the ACLCA State Chapters and their associated member companies, in addition to promoting at a national level, the role and expertise of member companies in the industry, amongst others.

Commensurate with normal orderly governance processes, expressions of interest (EOI) are requested from eligible and suitably experienced individuals from member companies of ACLCA State Chapters for the role of ACLCA National Chair.  The appointment term comprises two (2) years, on a calendar year basis, i.e., 1 January 2025 to 31 December 2026, with an option for an extension of the term by one (1) year.

Eligibility criteria for the ACLCA National Chair role are as follows:

  • Currently employed by a company which is a member of at least one ACLCA State Chapter
  • Preferably have previously held a position on a State Chapter executive committee
  • Still have an active involvement in State Chapter activities
  • NOT currently an office bearer in any State Chapter.

EOI in the ACLCA National role, including written responses to the duties/eligibility criteria of the Position Description, in addition to general suitability for the position and provision of a full CV, are to be sent via email to the ACLCA National Secretariat at: by Close of Business (COB) Friday 31 May 2024 for consideration by the ACLCA State Chapter representatives at the next ACLCA National Committee meeting.