1. Objective of the Committee
Assist the Board in the formulation and implementation of the mentorship and Corporate Social responsibility strategies and initiatives.
Awak members are eligible to be members of the committee.
4. Meetings and Procedure
a. The role of the Mentoring Committee is to encourage Mentoring as an initiative for all members of AWAK. It aims to provide a platform where experiences can be shared on a one-to-one informal basis thus providing support to people at various stages in their careers.
The Committee, through the support of the Board, administers the Mentorship Scheme.
b. Corporate social responsibilities of the Association shall be formulated and implemented by this committee including management of the Education Scheme for secondary education.
6. Performance Review
The Committee shall, at least once a year, review its own performance, constitution and terms of reference to ensure it is operating at maximum effectiveness and recommend any changes it may consider necessary to the Board for approval
7. Reporting Procedures
8. Term of Service
Committee membership is voluntary for a renewable term of two (2) years.
9. Decision making by the Committee
Unless otherwise provided by the law, decisions of the Committee on any matter shall be by consensus. Where unanimous decision cannot be reached, a decision shall be by a majority of votes of the members present. In case of equality of votes, the Chairman or the person presiding over the meeting shall have a casting vote. Voting shall be by secret ballot or by a show of hands as the Committee may think fit.
Every member of the Committee shall take necessary measures to ensure independence, objectivity and impartiality in judgment, actions and soundness on all decisions. Every Committee member shall make reasonable effort to understand the operations of AWAK, attend all Committee meetings and AWAK functions as and when called upon.
10. Cessation of Membership to the Committee
A committee member can cease to be a member by natural attrition or can be removed if they fail to attend 4 consecutive meetings.
11. Review of TOR
These terms of reference shall be subjected to review by the Board.
The Committee may deal with any other matter referred to it by the Board.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD