The Board’s primary role is one of stewardship and trusteeship on behalf of the members and the broader stakeholders of Sailing in Darwin, ensuring the Club remains viable and effective in the present and in the future. The Board is ultimately accountable for all organisation matters, including establishing the Club’s strategic direction and priorities in line with the Club’s Mission and Vision.
The Darwin Sailing Club Board Consists of 7 Board Members.
The Club Secretary is responsible for the documentation and communication of the activities of the Board, including preparing meeting agendas, controlling and distributing minutes, receiving and disseminating correspondence, and fulfilling the legal requirements of the Public Officer position.
The Darwin Sailing Club SAILING COMMITTEE, chaired by the Rear Commodore Sailing, performs 3 key functions under the Club's Constitution. These are the maintaining of the Club's list of Active Sailors, making rules binding on all members engaged in Club Sailing and finally, the organising and safe running all Club Sailing, Junior and Youth sailing events.
The Darwin Sailing Club TRAINING COMMITE, chaired by the Rear Commodore Training, again under the Club's Constitution, oversees the safe running of all matters relating to Club Training activities.
The Darwin Sailing Club Sailing Committee oversees the development of the annual social and competitive sailing program for the DSC, and Junior and Youth Development programs, in line with the Club’s goals and objectives identified by the DSC Board.
The Darwin Sailing Club has 5 Club Officers. DSC Officers are appointed by the DSC Board and each plays a distinct role in supporting the delivery of key services by providing guidance to DSC staff, through the General Manager, and by acting as a conduit between staff and the Board in their respective area of responsibility.
The Publicity Officer reviews and reports on marketing activities undertaken by Club personnel, and provides recommendations for potential marketing and promotional activities, aimed to increase Club usage by attracting new and retaining existing members