Board of Directors
3MBS Fine Music Melbourne is a community radio station which is operated by the Music Broadcasting Society of Victoria Limited, a Company Limited by Guarantee. The Company is governed by a Board of Directors, each of whom is elected by the financial members of the Company Company for a two-year term. The 3MBS Board develops goals and policies that guide the work of all volunteers and staff at the station, and employs staff to undertake duties that will achieve such goals. The current Board includes members with expertise in finance, information technology, arts administration, marketing and law. The majority of the Board members are not involved in the broadcasting activities of the station, but rather are concerned with the station’s overall development and sustainability.
Adele Schonhardt (Chair)
Peter Mahler (Vice-Chair)
Liz O’Keeffe (Company Secretary)
Matthew Harper-Schmid (Treasurer)
Finance Audit and Risk Management Committee
The primary function of the Finance Audit and Risk Management Committee is to assist the Board of Directors to carry out its governance responsibilities with respect to financial reporting, budgeting, monitoring income and expenditure, risk management, and compliance with laws and regulations:
Matthew Harper-Schmid (Chairman)
The primary function of the Policy Committee is to assist the Board of Directors to carry out its governance responsibilities with respect to the Company’s legal and reporting obligations.
The Technical Committee provides advice to the Board on current and future technology-related issues, and on the prioritisation of expenditure on broadcast, recording and other related equipment. It assists the Board in overseeing the 3MBS broadcast and information technology policies, and in implementing systems and hardware updates.
Peter Mahler (Chair)
Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) Responsible Persons Group
The Music Broadcasting Society of Victoria Limited is a registered charity which is endorsed by the Australian Tax Office as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR). The Company is also listed on the government’s Register of Cultural Organisations (ROCO). The Company’s DGR Responsible Persons Group that is in charge of ensuring the organisation complies with Australian Taxation Office requirements for the operation of the fund.
Tim Hannah (Observer)