Articles written by Sabine Phillips
Sabine represents health, aged and disability care clients in areas such as risk management, inquiries and investigations, dispute resolution, coronial inquests and policy review and development. She also undertakes corporate and clinical governance reviews and facilitation of board planning. She is a board member of Uniting AgeWell, a FAICD, a Fellow of the College of Nursing, and an Associate Fellow of the College of Health Service Executives. Sabine was nominated by peers as “Best Lawyer” in the 2017 Awards in the category of Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law.
Passion and Professionalism: Legal Duties of a Volunteer Board
Identify what you’re missing… and then work out how to get it! Effective not-for-profit boards possess a winning combination of passion and professionalism. It is crucial that all board members understand the personal legal responsibilities they assume when they become a director of a board. Regardless of their connection to the cause, a person should not accept a directorship or remain as director without the appropriate skills and competence to perform their role.