Expressions of Interest invited to join the FRRR Board

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2024

FRRR is a national charitable foundation focused on increasing equity of opportunity in remote, rural and regional Australia. It adopts a partnership and leverage model of philanthropy, which harnesses the collective resources of philanthropy, business and governments to support rural communities to be vibrant, adaptive and sustainable. Established in 2000, to date FRRR has distributed more than $177M to over 14,000 projects across Australia.

The FRRR Board governs and oversees the work of FRRR. Its composition is informed by a Board skills and diversity matrix. Due to impending retirements, we are calling for expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join the Board.

Skills and experience sought

  • Contemporary Philanthropy: this could include experience in a family office, private foundation, or philanthropic advisory firm.
  • Local Government in a rural or remote setting at Councillor or Executive level.
  • Social impact measurement and ESG.
  • Public Relations / Communications.


  • FRRR seeks 50/50 male and female representation and is currently prioritising female candidates due to two impending retirements.
  • FRRR is committed to strengthening our work with First Nations communities, investing in the next generation of rural leaders, and supporting regional communities to adapt to disruption and future challenges including climate change and economic adjustments. We encourage interest from candidates with these backgrounds with lived experience in these areas.
    • Remuneration will be discussed with these candidates.

A full position description can be downloaded here.

How to register your interest

  1. Email a current CV and brief cover letter outlining your interest and relevant experience to [email protected].
  2. Contact the FRRR CEO Natalie Egleton for a confidential discussion, if required: [email protected] / 0409 685 768.
  3. Shortlisted candidates will meet with representatives of the Nominations Committee.
  4. Preferred candidates will be invited to observe a Board meeting, where both parties can make a final decision.

Closing date for Expressions of Interest

5pm AEST, Wednesday 31st July 2024