Guide to Effective Committees (PDF)

Digital edition – PDF 

Are you working with a management committee or about to have new members join?

Managing an education and care service is undoubtedly complex. There is an increasing focus on the legal obligations of both management and staff. Many people are finding themselves involved in the management of a children's service with little support or guidance around sound management practices. 

CELA’s Guide to Effective Committees summarises the key information you need when it comes to working with or running an effective committee including:

  • How you will know what your role and obligations are
  • How the committee's management role differs from the nominated supervisor's management role 
  • The responsibilities of the president, chairperson, secretary, treasure and sub-committees
  • How to provide adequate introductory information and training for new committees
  • How the committee can become strong and purposeful
  • Guidance around conflicts of interest
  • A case study and exercise for committee members to better understand their roles, a checklist for new committee,  new committee member job descriptions and a comprehensive list of resources


PLEASE NOTE: After your purchase, you will find the link to download the PDF file on your confirmation email. Please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1800 157 818 if you have any questions. 

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