Responsibilities of the International Council (IC) of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Association (IAA).
The roles and responsibilities of the IC are to:
- Supervise the operational functions of the International Award Foundation (IAF);
- Discuss and approve the agenda and arrangements for the Forum;
- Act on behalf of the International Award Association (IAA) between Forum meetings;
- Ensure that decisions made at the Forum are put into action;
- Accept qualified National Award Operators (NAOs) into provisional membership of the IAA.
The IC meets once a year, either at the Forum, International Gold Event (IGE) or at a specific IC meeting, depending on where we are in the three year cycle of events. The most recent IC meeting took place in Ghana in November 2018.
The International Council consists of the Trustees and the Secretary General of the International Award Foundation plus 12 regional representatives who were elected at Forum 2015 (three per region to represent the interests of national operators and independent centres in their region) and eight Emerging Leader Representatives who were elected at the IGE in 2017. The Rt Hon The Lord Boateng PC DL, UK is Chair of the IC.
12 regional representatives as elected in 2015:
Komi Abitor, National Chair, email@example.com
|Fabian Palmyre, National Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org|
Rochelle Josiah, National Chair, email@example.com
Archdeacon James Palacious, National Chairman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephen Smith, National Chairman, email@example.com
Lou Gizzarelli, National Chair, L.Gizzarelli@neopost.com
Peter Kaye, National Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sayeeful Islam, National Chairman, email@example.com
Karen Ross, National Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jiři Zrůst, National Chairman, email@example.com
Michael Pizzarello, National Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pascalle Cup, National Director, email@example.com
8 Emerging Leader Representatives elected in 2017:
Jones Viduku, firstname.lastname@example.org
Monica Murray, email@example.com
Jamar Odwin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Renece Willis-Bazil, Renece.email@example.com
Christopher Pang, Christopher1021994@hotmail.com
Tharindra Arumapperuma, firstname.lastname@example.org
James McClements, email@example.com
Michaela Musilova, firstname.lastname@example.org
International Foundation contacts:
John May email@example.com
Regional Director - Africa
Regional Director - Americas
David Clarke CVO ADC
Regional Director - Asia-Pacific
Regional Director -EMAS
The Foundation and International Council thank the outgoing Emerging Leader Representatives for their dedication and commitment to the development of the Award over the last three years.