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Investigations Officers & Independent Tribunal Members

Seeking Expressions of Interest

THE EDFL is seeking expressions of interest for Investigations Officers and Independent Tribunal Members.

Women play a key role in the administration and governance of the EDFL in a broad range of roles within our affiliated Clubs, through to members of the League’s Board of Management.

One of the EDFL's values, as expressed in our Strategic Plan, is ‘we will create an inclusive, safe and diverse environment’.

EDFL Chairman, Bernie Shinners, has appealed to women within the League to consider these roles.

“Presently the League has only one female, Penny Godsell, on our Tribunal Panel and we should have more,” he said.

“Certainly at least enough to have a full panel of three female members to sit on any reports arising from female football competitions, but this is not intended to restrict where female members may serve.”

Many women have the skills and experience required for these vital roles.

Can you listen with an open mind?

Can you impartially consider the information presented?

Can you make independent judgements from presented facts?

Do you have experience dealing with customer complaints, or in implementing workplace policies and procedures?

If you would like to know more about these roles, please email CEO Ian Kyte at to arrange a casual and confidential chat.

You may be more suited than you think!

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