Build strong, sustainable brigades: Strengthen leadership and goverance
Strong leadership and governance skills are key to us working together to deliver essential fire and emergency services in our local communities. Enhance vital life skills at an interactive 2.5 day UFBA Leadership and Governance Workshop.
“Providing members with a range of leadership development opportunities helps strengthen the skills of our firefighters which benefits the growth and wellbeing of brigades.” Bill Butzbach, UFBA Chief Executive Officer.
A UFBA Leadership and Governance Workshop is an ideal opportunity for you to:
- Learn from leading experts in the field—Damian D’Cruz and Jane Huria
- Develop new leadership and coaching techniques
- Gain valuable insights into the key elements of governance
- Strengthen your professional development
- Enhance skills that will benefit your personal life, career and fire and rescue services.
Damian D'Cruz and Jane Huria facilitate the workshops.
Damian from Mindspring Limited specialises in leadership workshops for sporting and not-for-profit organisations and has designed and facilitated adult learning since 1992. He has managed a number of leadership workshops for Sport New Zealand who describe him as a 'gifted facilitator'.
Jane from HSR Governance has extensive governance experience through serving on boards, working with boards and teaching governance both in New Zealand and internationally. Jane served on the UFBA Board from 2007 to 2009 as Chairman of the Board’s Remuneration and Governance Committee.
“I have learnt many new skills that I can use in my day to day Fire and Emergency NZ duties. This will help me grow as a leader and to develop the brigade to be better than it already is.” Ed Love, Southbridge Volunteer Fire Brigade
Applications for 2018 Workshops
The UFBA Leadership and Governance Workshops scheduled up to 30 June 2018 are now oversubscribed.
We will let members know when applications for new courses open.