Board Members are selected based on their skills, professional knowledge and experience. Each receives a comprehensive induction and are paired with an existing Board Member in their first year. The Board induction provides information about legal and financial responsibilities, information about Diabetes SA, the incidence and impact of diabetes in South Australia, key relationships, programs and services to support people living with and at risk of diabetes and our impact. 

The Board has responsibility for the overall governance, management and strategic direction of the Association and for delivering performance in accordance with the Strategic Plan.
The Board Charter and the Association's Constitution sets out these responsibilities.