Australian Orthopaedic Trauma Society AOTS
The Australian Orthopaedic Associations corporate structure is one of a public company limited by guarantee. AOA is governed by a Board of Directors elected by Fellows of the Association. The Board of Directors appoints a Chief Executive Officer to implement the strategy and manage the operations of the organisation. The Board of Directors key performance roles are strategy formulation and policy making. The Boards key compliance roles are to provide accountability and monitor and supervise the organisation. The compliance and performance roles are approved by the Board and are worked through, and with, the Chief Executive Officer. AOA is a national organisation with seven state/territory branches. The Association is headquartered in Sydney and has 15 full-time staff. In addition, AOA employs three staff to provide full support to the AOA National Joint Replacement Registry, based in Adelaide, and has staff support in other states assisting with local education and technology initiatives. A large number of AOA members provide input in voluntary positions on committees or working groups. Many of its members also belong to various subspecialty groups.