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Standing Committees and Zone Representatives

Zone Representative & Standing Committee Information

The Football West Zone Representatives and Standing Committee elections are now on. If you’re interested in joining this important group of people that shapes the way football is played in Western Australia, the roles of each group are described below with nomination forms and guideline documents beneath that.

The Role of Zone Representatives

Zone Representatives play an important role in football’s administration by liaising with club officials and providing feedback to Football West. Zone Representatives:

  • Uphold and promote the objectives of Football West;
  • Are invited to become members of the company and attend General Meetings of Football West;
  • Elect the Board of Football West;
  • Facilitate the implementation of Football West and FFA policy, programs and initiatives; and
  • Act as a conduit for the flow of information and issues of relevance from Football West to the clubs and from the clubs to Football West.

Zone Representatives are committed to working with Football West, Standing Committees and Clubs on matters of significance affecting football. In terms of a time commitment, Zone Representatives are likely to:

  • Spend 2-4 hours per month on football matters on an ongoing basis;
  • Attend the occasional special event with or on behalf of Football West;
  • Attend 3 or 4 Company Member meetings per year; and
  • Attend the Annual General Meeting (normally late March).

The Role of Standing Committees

Standing Committees are established to advise the Football West Board and Chief Executive Officer on matters relating to the particular are of football for which they have been established.

In addition, the Board or CEO may refer any matters relating to the competition to the Standing Committee for consideration and request that the Committee provide an opinion to the Board or CEO as appropriate on the matter referred.

The Chair of each Standing Committee is invited to become a member of the company and attend General Meetings of Football West and also elect the Board of Football West.

Like Zone Representatives, Standing Committees are committed to working with Football West, and Clubs on matters of significance affecting their particular area of the game. In terms of a time commitment, Standing Committee delegates are likely to:

  • Spend 2-4 hours per month on liaising with clubs and other Standing Committee Delegates on football matters on an ongoing basis;
  • Attend Standing Committee meetings which can be either monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly for about 1-2 hours per meeting;

The Chair of each Standing Committee would also:

  • Attend the occasional special event with Football West;
  • Attend 3 or 4 Company Member meetings per year; and
  • Attend the Annual General Meeting (normally late March).

If you would like to be nominated as a Zone Representative or for any of the Standing Committees, please read the relevant guidelines document and complete the relevant application form below.

Guideline Documents

Guidelines for Clubs

Guidelines for Referees

Guidelines for Coaches

Nomination Forms

Zone Representative Nomination Form

Competition Standing Committee Nomination Form (State League, Amateur/Social/Masters Leagues, Women’s Leagues, Junior Leagues)

Referees Nomination Form

Coaches Nomination Form

Football West By-Laws

By-Laws 1-11

Football West Zone Outline

Further Information

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Company Secretary Keith Wood on 0400 717 110 or via email at company.secretary@footballwest.com.au.