AFETT Board - 2012 to 2013 - and its Committees
Front Row - Francisca Jordan - Research & Public Advocacy Director, Lisa McDonald - Secretary, Lisa Beckles - Programmes Director
Back Row - , Alicia Fisher - Finance Director, Marlene Charles - President, Keisha Cruickshank - President Elect, Candice Gray-Bernard - Fund-Raising Director, Nassema Ali - Membership Director. (Missing - Communications Director Colleen Cameron)
The Continuing Theme for the 2012 to 2013 is Engagement, Empowerment and Transformation.
The new Board comprises:
President - Marlene S Charles - firstname.lastname@example.org
President Elect - Keisha Cruickshank - email@example.com
Secretary - Lisa McDonald - firstname.lastname@example.org
Research & Public Advocacy Director - Francisca Jordan - email@example.com
Fund Raising Director - Candice Gray-Bernard - firstname.lastname@example.org
Finance Director - Alicia Fisher - email@example.com
Membership Director - Nassema Ali - firstname.lastname@example.org
Programmes Director - Lisa Beckles - email@example.com
Communications Director - Colleen Cameron - firstname.lastname@example.org
AFETT is an organisation aimed at 'making women winners' and has as its mission - To build a community of women who support each other in becoming more effective in the business world, and develop and implement programmes to promote the enrichment, growth and advancement of our members.
AFETT also provides important mentoring to young professional women and female students.
The role of the Communications Committee is to preserve the image, reputation and presence of AFETT in relevant internal and external forums. They are responsible for managing and enhancing the communications tools used to reach AFETT’s internal and external customers, such as the website and Take Note, the weekly e-news bulletin. They are also charged with creating a historic archive of AFETT’s activities using appropriate media.
The Finance Committee is responsible for managing AFETT’s finances which includes maintaining records, preparing AFETT’s financial statements and coordinating all committee budgets.
Focusing on special events, the Fundraising Committee is responsible for raising money to drive the AFETT subcommittees and their projects. This Committee is about effective marketing and partnering with corporate citizens to build long-term relationships that are mutually beneficial.
The Membership Committee is responsible for the administration and processing of membership applications. Membership co-ordinates new member orientation, publishes the membership directory, and enhances the value for existing AFETT members by sourcing benefits for members.
With responsibility for hosting AFETT’s monthly meetings, the Programmes Committee seeks to ensure that it provides a forum for the discussion and presentation of activities relevant to AFETT’s members.
RESEARCH & PUBLIC ADVOCACY COMMITTEE
The Research and Public Advocacy committee is charged with keeping AFETT members up to date on relevant issues and events, formulating public statements to be made on behalf of AFETT, and for the co-ordination of research activities undertaken by or on behalf of AFETT.