COMMUNITIES COMMITTEE – SOUTH ASIA (CC-SA)
The Communities Committee – South Asia (CC-SA) has been set up to support community activities in the region; to facilitate effective communication between communities in the region and the sharing of best practice on community matters.
The CCSA supports all IET communities in the region, whether geographical, technical, demographic (e.g. age related) or otherwise.
Key activities of the CC-SA include:
- Coordinate the planning of community activities in the region and advise the Communities Resourcing Committee on allocation of resourcing to the region.
- Agree and monitor community KPIs with the Communities Resourcing Committee and promote remedial action where required.
- Allocate funding and other resources to communities in the region (total regional fund allocated to the region by the Communities Resourcing Committee).
Supporting activities of the CC-SA include:
- Build and maintain excellent relationships with all communities in the region (local, technical and otherwise).
- Proactively review the programme of communities' activities to highlight gaps in coverage to the communities.
- Enable an integrated approach between communities in the region (e.g. between Local Networks and Technical and Professional Networks).
- Identify required community tools and facilities.
- Reinvigorate existing communities activities in the region where required.
- Make recommendations to the Communities Resourcing Committee regarding the creation, closure, merger or re-focus of Local Networks, Technical and Professional Networks and other formal communities.
- Ensure that the needs of Young Professionals in region are reflected in the portfolio of communities' activities in the region.
- Increase member participation in other 'non-community' IET activities (eg submissions to IET journals, school fairs, candidates for prizes).
- Increase membership and registration in region.
- Identify individuals in the region to act as thought leaders and ambassadors for the IET.
- Encourage more members to volunteer.
- Recommend nominees for IET Boards and Committees.
- Ensure that volunteers are well motivated and equipped to deliver the IET Plan.
- Resolve difficult community issues.
- Collaborate with local professional bodies and other relevant organisations on communities' activities as appropriate.
- Ensure that all activities are appropriate, in accordance with the Royal Charter and Bye-laws and the Regulations of the IET, and uphold the highest standards of ethical and professional behaviour.
IET CC-SA Chairman: Mr Mustafa Wajid
Past Chairman: Mr Prakash Nayak