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17 Nov 2020

Everyone I speak to lately is ready to say goodbye to 2020 and welcome new opportunities in 2021. If you’re looking to challenge yourself in 2021 joining the IABC Canberra Board could be just the thing!

Serving on the IABC Canberra Board helps grow your professional skills, build your personal network, and provides an opportunity to contribute to the communication profession not just in Canberra but across the world.

We are looking for experienced communication professionals who have diverse skills, value contribution and enjoy working collaboratively with peers. Our 2020 Board is made up of communication leaders from the public and private sector, who specialise in strategic communication, internal, stakeholder and leadership communication, organisational change communication, marketing, design and digital.

With approximately 80 local members, IABC Canberra is the leading professional communication association in the capital. Operating for over 13 years, we coordinate and manage a series of professional development events and networking opportunities throughout the year that keep our members engaged and connected.

At a personal level joining the IABC Canberra Board provides an opportunity to:

  • Contribute to the communication profession
  • Gain non-profit Board experience – understand the organisational dynamics, etiquette and governance of a Board
  • Grow your local and global network with leading communicators
  • Build your professional brand
  • Challenge yourself

To be eligible to nominate, you need to be a current IABC member. The positions and portfolios that are available for nomination include:

  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Director of Memberships
  • Director of Member Communication
  • Director of Digital Communication
  • Director of Events
  • Director of Professional Development
  • Director of Student Engagement
  • Board Member

To nominate, simply complete the nomination form and send it through to If you’d like to know more email to

Board nominations close at COB Wednesday, 13 January 2021. The Board will be formally confirmed at our AGM in late January 2021.

Amanda Dennett

President, IABC Canberra

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