A new local institute working party known as the Local Institute Operations Group will replace the Local Institute Finance Working Party, the Local Institute Assessment and Funding Panel and the Diversity Champions to further streamline activity and relationships with the regional membership team.
The Local Institute Operations Group (LIOG), made up of local institute volunteers, will be chaired by Clair Brand (Royal Tunbridge Wells) and will review and offer guidance in relation to projects, processes and initiatives that are developed and rolled out by the CII’s regional membership team to aid and promote the CII’s local institute network.
The role will involve, the following:
To review the results of the annual local institute assessments and, recommend to the Board the distribution of allocated ordinary grant funding and local institute reserves using the agreed funding model.
To review and recommend to the Board any special grant applications received from the local institute network.
To review and report to the Board annually on the local institute assessment criteria and, where required, evolve these to reinforce and measure best practice, making such recommendations as it sees fit.
To provide feedback and guidance on the development of local institute projects, best practice, process and protocol developed to aid the local institute network and develop the local membership proposition.
To provide updates to the Executive Management Team on local institute projects, best practice, process and protocol developed to aid the local institute network and develop the local membership proposition.
To ensure that
all proposed initiatives are compliant with the CII’s diversity and inclusion policies.
Other members of the LIOG include Helen Wilcox (Nottingham), Paul Exton (Sheffield), James Peace (London) and Colin McFarlin (Sussex).