The role of a Board Member is to:
o Provide strategic direction for the YJB in fulfilling its statutory function to provide independent advice on, and monitoring and scrutiny of, the youth justice system;
o Engage with stakeholders across the youth justice system to meet the organisation’s corporate aims;
o Scrutinise and challenge the YJB executive; and
o Act as an Ambassador for the YJB in promoting a distinct Youth Justice system countrywide.