Best Practices Governance

  • WAPO should ensure that it follows the key rules for Best Practice governance
  • WAPO should review our documentation and incorporate any elements of best practice document below
  • WAPO should have a robust documentation and reporting system and allocate roles and responsibilities to the Board
  • WAPO should document their governance framework and set expectations and Board members held to account
  • Governance documents and approach should be included on the website for transparency to members and prospective members

Best Corporate Governance Practice – The Five Golden Rules

  1. Ethics: a clearly ethical basis to the business
  2. Align Business Goals: appropriate goals, arrived at through the creation of a suitable stakeholder decision making model
  3. Strategic management: an effective strategy process which incorporates stakeholder value
  4. Organisation: an organisation suitably structured to effect good corporate governance
  5. Reporting: reporting systems structured to provide transparency and accountability

Best Practice Governance Documents

Good Governance Guides

Governance for Good – the ACNC’s Guide for Charity Board Members

Good Governance Principles for Not for Profits – Australian Institute of Company Directors

WAPO Contacts

WAPO believes that the strength of a global network of national pituitary patient organizations will lead to improved diagnosis, treatment and care for pituitary and adrenal patients worldwide.