The role of the IAHA Student Representative Committee (SRC) is to advise the IAHA Board of Directors on issues and strategies affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health students in order to meet our core priorities in the current IAHA Strategic Plan.
The SRC aims to build leadership and governance capacity and actively engage students into decision making for IAHA and to:
- assist allied health students in gaining leadership and governance skills and experience.
- advise the IAHA Board about student issues and concerns.
- advise the IAHA Board on how IAHA can assist student members in their journey to become allied health professionals.
- give students a greater voice in decision making roles within the allied health sector.
- provide an opportunity for students to actively participate and lead student focused initiatives.
More information of the SRC including the Terms of Reference. Nominees are strongly encouraged to read and consider this information when considering whether to nominate and in preparing their nomination.
Membership and key details
The SRC is made up of up to nine (9) Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Members. We aim to ensure the IAHA SRC includes:
- A mix of allied health disciplines by the SRC at their first meeting – with no more than two (2) members from any one (1) Allied Health discipline.
- Members from across Australia, to the extent possible.
SRC membership is decided by the IAHA Board of Directors.
The term of office on the SRC is one year.
The SRC shall meet at least 4 times a year with a minimum of one meeting face to face and participate in a compulsory induction process.
To be eligible a nominee must be an IAHA Full member (student) or an all Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Associate member (student). SRC membership is limited to one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Associate Member.
Applications/nominations must be in writing (through this electronic form).
Nominations for the 2018 SRC must be received by 5pm (AWST) 29 November 2017.