Sub Committees 2014 – 2016

VO Fund Board of Administrators

Members:

  • Mr. Nathan Farrugia (Chair)
  • Mr. Ian Azzopardi
  • Dr. Noel Camilleri
  • Ms. Claudia Taylor-East

Terms of reference:

The Purposes of the Foundation has been established by law to assist and support enrolled voluntary organisations through education, management support and financial grants in terms of Article 37(3) of the VOA. (refer to VO Fund Statute)


Training and Mentoring Sub-Committee

Members:

  • Mr. Edward Gruppetta (Chair)
  • Ms. Gertrude Buttigieg
  • Mr. Robert Farrugia
  • Ms. Gemma Sirol

Terms of reference:

As part of the MCVS objectives, the Training Sub-Committee shall support and help in the development of and voluntary organisations in Malta & Gozo through the provision of training and mentoring programmes.  These programmes shall address issues, but not only, related to capacity building and good governance.


Networking, PR and EU Relations

Members:

  • Ms. Claudia Taylor-East (Chair)
  • Dr. Noel Camilleri
  • Mr. Robert Farrugia
  • Ms. Gertrude Buttigieg

Terms of reference:

The Sub-Committee shall be responsible on behalf of the Council to stimulate co-operation and networking between voluntary organisations and to provide a platform from which to develop co-operation between voluntary organisations and the Government, work towards strengthening and, in some areas, establishing networking amongst Voluntary Organisations, supporting the setting up of platforms, and providing support and coordination in such cases.

The Sub Committee shall also be responsible to promote and inform the public on issues related to the Council and the voluntary sector in general. It shall also facilitate the participation of the Council in European for as well as in becoming a member of such European bodies working in the field of NGOs.


Consulting Sub-Committee to the Commissioner

Members:

  • Dr. Noel Camilleri (Chair)
  • Ms. Doris Bingley
  • Mr. Ian Azzopardi

Terms of reference:

According to Article 35(12) of the Voluntary Organisations Act, “the Council shall appoint a sub-committee composed of three members of the Council and which shall be consulted by the Commissioner in the cases referred to in article 7(3). The subcommittee shall have a quorum of two members and the written response of the two members agreeing or disagreeing to a recommended course of action shall suffice as an expression of the views of the committee.


‘Ad Hoc’ Committee to plan and launch the National Volunteer Award

Members:

  • Ms. Doris Bingley (Chair)
  • Ms. Gertrude Buttigieg
  • Ms. Claudia Taylor East

Terms of Reference:

Work towards the set up and preparation of the National Volunteer Award in conjunction with the Office of the President, preparing the general aims and procedures and setting the selection criteria.  Once the procedures are in place, prepare for official launch.