The Committee

Samantha Faithfull

President - Samantha Faithfull

President's Duties:

  • To chair or facilitate monthly meetings for the executive.
  • Oversee and arrangerepresentation on committees, working parties or special interest groups we are invited to participate on. Ensure appropriate person in terms of expertise, knowledge or interest represents the society to gain the best possible outcomes for NUMs.
  • Facilitate or chair working parties to progress and develop the society's business plans as well as current and future goals.
  • Support the Executive Conference Organising Committee.
  • Represent the Society at functions or meetings to promote the society and NUM's point of view.
  • Work with the executive when requested to give a position statement on issues from the DOH or other health organizations be it clinical, professional or industrial.
  • Respond to individual members' issues and provide advice.
  • Correspond with the Minister of Health, the NSW Nurses' Association and other professional bodies on behalf of the members.
  • Support the Society's Country Vice President, raise the issues faced by rural and remote NUM's at various forums.
  • Support our Web Coordinator and Treasurer and together we oversee the secretarial work undertaken by the CoN for us.
  • Support the supper Sessions and their executive organiser to ensure members have updates on current issues facing health as well as providing an opportunity for networking with other members.
On a personal note I have found being President a professional challenge that has allowed me to grow and help progress the profession for NUMs, Nurses and Midwives.
Catherine Andrews – Vice President - City

Vice President (City) - Catherine Andrews

Vice President's Duties:

The Vice Presidents assist with the:-
  • execution of the presidential duties and
  • act in the absence of the president with all powers vested in the president by the rules of the Constitution.

One Vice-President is elected from the city and one from the country. They will alternate relieving the president, where practicable.

Jason Viney – Country Vice President

Vice President (Country) - Jason Viney

Vice President's Duties:

The Vice Presidents assist with the:-
  • execution of the presidential duties and
  • act in the absence of the president with all powers vested in the president by the rules of the Constitution.

One Vice-President is elected from the city and one from the country. They will alternate relieving the president, where practicable.

Ellen Villanueva – Secretary

Secretary - Ellen Villanueva

Secretary's Duties:

Responsibilities as the secretary of the NUM Society of NSW, is to:

  • Arrange meetings
  • Take and keep the minutes of all meetings and annual conference attended
  • Keep correspondence both inward and outward
  • Notify executive members of time, date and place of meetings
The secretary is also responsible in organising supper sessions involving:
  • Finding and inviting speakers
  • Confirm date, time and venue
  • Organise catering
Samina Munshi - Treasurer

Treasurer - Samina Munshi

Treasurer's Duties:

The treasurer is responsible for:
  • Keeping of accounts and other financial records
  • Issuing of receipts and the prompt banking of monies received
  • Maintenance of a register of members with details of the name, membership number, place of employment, home address, email address and date of joining the Society
  • The preparation and certification of progress reports and financial statements as directed by the Committee
  • The countersigning of cheques
  • Having the books in readiness and making all arrangements for audits as required or direct

The Constitution of the Nursing Unit Managers' Society of New South Wales (Inc.) February, 1995

Email

Being responsible for the membership database meant that the treasurer had the most up-to-date list of Email addresses. It naturally evolved that membership and committee mail groups were kept for the quick distribution of news and circulars.

Website

When the Website was developed, it followed on and became part of the general electronic communication attached to this position. Enquiries coming though the Website are directed to the treasurer, so that they can be easily re-directed to the appropriate person or people. Material to be posted on the Website is edited and arranged in a suitable format. It is then forwarded to our Web Master with suitable instructions regarding our intention and wishes for display.

John Krumins - Public Officer

Public Officer - John Krumins

   

  Assistant Public Officer - Dianne Ford


Christine McShane - Executive Member

Executive Member - Christine McShane

Gale Kane – Executive Member

Executive Member - Gail Kane

Karen Sherwood – Executive Member

Executive Member - Karen Sherwood



Executive Member - Avril Cornwall


Executive Member - Chris Bartho-Brown


Executive Member - Tracey Bray



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