The MAV Finance Committee seeks a suitably qualified independent financially skilled member

The Mathematical Association of Victoria (The MAV) is an innovative membership driven association. Through its programs and services, The MAV promotes the importance of mathematics to society. Our Association has over 1400 members from all sectors of education including individuals, schools, universities and other institutions, providing membership benefits to a growing community in excess of 13500 mathematics educators. The MAV has been an active not-for-profit professional Association for more than 100 years.

The MAV supports its members by working with experts including leading education academics and researchers, education consultants, exemplary classroom teachers, the Victorian Department of Education, The Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA), and various industry partners to provide services in the interests of members and the wider community. This highly respected, proactive professional association fosters the promotion of mathematics education.

The MAV’s core services include:

  • Membership
  • Professional Learning
  • Professional Advice
  • In-school consulting
  • Annual Conference
  • Primary Conference
  • Student focussed activities
  • Newsletters and journals
  • Publications
  • Advocacy and representation

The MAV is an Affiliate of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT).

Core Statement: Valuing mathematics in society.
Mission Statement: The MAV is a membership driven association which provides a voice, leadership and professional support for mathematical education.

The Association was established in 1906, incorporated in 1971 and is governed by an elected Council, and employs a staff of nine people to run its operations in Brunswick.

The MAV has for the first time set up a Finance Committee, to help maintain strong overall financial management. Working with the CEO, the Committee will review and advise the Board (Council) on the financial management and financial sustainability of the Association. It will make recommendations on such things as accounting systems and process, budgeting, forecasting, investments and various other related areas.
The Committee is seeking a person who can join the committee with financial expertise as per the following selection criteria.

1 suitably qualified independent person, appointed for their specialist skills, expertise or knowledge, and ideally a non-member with no personal connection to the Association Board. Preferably with accounting skills or experience.

This a is voluntary position.

Read the Terms of Reference for the Committee.

If you are interested please send an expression of interest including a CV to Peter Saffin, CEO.

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Peter Batchelor

Peter is the Webmaster of the Mathematical Association of Victoria. A long, long time ago he was a Primary teacher and then taught computer subjects and Mathematics to Year 10 before becoming a lecturer at RMIT and then working with subject associations to develop their web presence.

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