Maggie Stamoulis and Jo May from the Surrey Hills Community BankÂ® branch recently attended a ladies lunch at the Surrey Park sports pavilion hosted by the Surrey Park Football Club. The event was a fundraiser for the club and was enjoyed by many club ladies on a sunny winter day. The Surrey Hills Branch has a great relationship with the Football Club and we have recently provided funding toward the installation of the new electronic scoreboard.Read more
Audit and Governance Committee
The Audit and Governance Committee reviews (and where appropriate recommends changes to) the Companyâ€™s processes, personnel and systems, reviews. It reviews at least one written policy each month and examines internal audit reports.
The Finance Committee reviews, monitors and reports on:
- finance strategy and direction
- financial performance and reporting
- financial risk
- Company investments
- shareholdersâ€™ rights.
Community Investment and Marketing Committee
The Community Investment and Marketing Committee considers how:
- community investments can help Company growth
- community investments can position our branches as the local communityâ€™s primary choice for banking services
- we can promote these activities to the local community.
The committee can approve sponsorship and grant applications up to $15,000. The Board considers applications above this amount.
The Staff Committee creates and shares business success with employees and facilitates communications throughout the Company. It develops and monitors staffing policies that do not relate to banking procedures, and oversees staff remuneration processes. Bendigo Bank determines and monitors banking procedures, in accordance with the Franchise Agreement.
The Events Committee plans and coordinates Company events. The Company is serious about its role as a member of our local community, and participates in a range of community events, all requiring substantial coordination.
Youth Advisory Committee
The Youth Committee provides advice and guidance to the Board on issues that affect local youth and on ways to increase the banking effectiveness to the youth market.