Serve on Council

Nominations for the 2018-19 council are now open!

You are invited to nominate for the 2017-18 council. To nominate simply fill out the form at the bottom of this page by Sunday 30 July. You are welcome to nominate for:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Councillor


To find out more about the roles and responsibilities, see our constitution. For more information about governing a non-profit association visit Consumer Affairs Victoria or the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

Art Education Victoria is governed by a council of elected volunteers

Each year, the members of Art Education Victoria elect a new council at the annual general meeting. A councillor may be co-opted throughout the year if a position is vacant. Councillors must be a member of Art Education Victoria.

As a councillor you will help Art Education Victoria reach its strategic goals

Serving on council is a great way to grow yourself professionally while making a valuable contribution to the art education community. As a councillor you will work collaboratively to help Art Education Victoria reach its strategic goals. You will oversee the good governance and financial sustainability of the organisation.

As a councillor you will broaden your understanding of the current state and priorities of art education in Victoria. You will develop your professional networks as you help strengthen Art Education Victoria’s partnerships with the education and arts communities. 

You will contribute to work that drives excellence in visual arts education. You will assist in planning, implementing, and evaluating Art Education Victoria’s products and programming, while exploring future growth opportunities.

During your time on council, you will be empowered to become a leader in the arts, education and not-for-profit sectors as you build networks and capabilities through professional development and board experience.

Come and be part of a leading organisation that has been serving Victorians for over sixty years, and contribute your vision for a more aesthetic and creative Victoria.

Other benefits of being on council include:

  • free/at cost attendance at professional development programs
  • discounted attendance at Art Education Victoria conferences
  • a profile on our website


We’re looking for diverse skills and perspectives

Council is made up of people from art education, museums and galleries, creative industries, business, government and beyond. We strive to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and are seeking to better represent the early years, special needs, art therapy, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education, and school leadership.

Councillors are expected to volunteer their time and skills

A 2017-18 council induction day will take place soon after the annual general meeting. There are four governance meetings a year which councillors are expected to attend in person or online. Ad-hoc meetings and committees may be organised to deliver specific projects. Councillors have the opportunity to lead at least one project throughout the year.

Nominate for the 2018-19 council by filling out the form below by Sunday 30 July. 

Please note that a list of nominees will be circulated to members before the annual general meeting. We will not disclose your email address or phone number.