Independent Centres’ Representative
Iain Hood, Cambridge Access Centre
Representation and Role Summaries
The Executive Committee consists of Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer and five regional representatives. The regional representatives are Managers of member Centres. Additional members may be elected to the Committee and appropriate persons may be co-opted onto the Executive for specific tasks as required. The Chair and Vice Chair normally will be Assessment Centre Managers, although other appropriate persons may be proposed for election or co-option.
Each of NNAC’s regions elects a representative to the Executive prior to the Annual General Meeting.
Nominations for the three Officers of Chair, Vice Chair and Treasurer are made to the Administrative Centre on the nomination forms supplied prior to the Annual General Meeting (AGM). In the event of there being more than one nomination for an office, a postal, electronic or other alternative confidential ballot will be conducted and the outcome announced at the AGM.
- Deputises for the Chair as required and agreed by the Executive and between the two officers.
- Arranges Executive meetings, including booking of venues.
- Compiles agendas in liaison with Executive and membership as appropriate.
- Takes notes in meetings, produces Minutes for circulation to Executive and to the Membership.
- Maintains log of actions agreed and follows up as appropriate.
- Produces and sends out membership fee invoices.
- Liaises with Treasurer regarding payments and follows up as required.
- Monitors Admin mailbox and responds as required.
- Liaises with webmaster regarding additions and amendments to NNAC website.
- Maintains appropriate administrative records relating to centres and assessors.
- Arranges and organises the AGM, including the booking of the venue; invitation to guest speakers; the production and collation of papers and the distribution of these at the AGM.
- Developing and maintaining understanding of the centres in the region to ensure representation is across membership, acknowledging range of models of service delivery.
- Willingness to visit and report to Executive on potential new centres.
- Willingness to represent NNAC at stakeholder meetings and telephone conferences etcetera if required.
- Commitment to development and maintenance of regional support networks and consortia for activities including assessor registration, training and assessment observations for quality assurance.
Purpose – Liaison and Networking
(Summarised extract from HERA Role Profile Statements 2010)
Initiates, develops or leads (and participates in) networks which are external to the Institution/organisation; maintains relationships over time; establishes (and maintains) communication channels and thus:
- advances the profession or subject;
- influences external developments;
- generates benefits for the institution/organisation in order to influence events or decisions;
- undertakes active collaboration to pursue a shared interest;
- ensures dissemination of information;
- builds relationships and contacts to facilitate future exchange of information.