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VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE

Please note that the offical e-mail address for the Premier Gold Group for any communication is only is ........@premiergold.ch and it

is not permitted for Premier Gold to send any emails from any other e-mail address.

VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE

Please note that the offical e-mail address for the Premier Gold Group for any communication is only is ........@premiergold.ch and it

is not permitted for Premier Gold to send any emails from any other e-mail address.

VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE

Please note that the offical e-mail address for the Premier Gold Group for any communication is only is ........@premiergold.ch and it

is not permitted for Premier Gold to send any emails from any other e-mail address.

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Premier Gold Group Committees

Premier Gold Group’s main board of directors has established group committees to assist in discharging its group duties and responsibilities. The committees as displayed, each has its own mandates and operates within its set mandates. Each committee submits weekly reports to the Executive Committee on matters that require final approval. The Executive Committee submits a detailed monthly report to the group’s main board of directors. These committees meet as frequently as possible to avoid unnecessary delays on final conclusions of outstanding matters. The established committees are as follows:  

Group Board Committees

  •  Executive Committee

  • The Executive Committee comprises of four executive directors, the group executive chairman Dr. Allan Le Roux is also the chairman of this committee. The duties and responsibilities of the Executive Committee is to ensure executive decisions with various committees that affect the day-to-day operations comply with group corporate governance and remains responsible decision making. The Executive Committee does not operate as a rubber stamp of decisions made by other committees, but ensure that all decisions made remain to the benefit of the group, its shareholders, employees, investors and stakeholders.   

  • Fund Development Committee

  • The Fund Development Committee’s role is to ensure the board develops a diverse revenue stream through the integration of the organization’s fund development strategy by raising awareness on marketing, and service delivery activities. To accomplish this, its responsibilities are:

    • Working with staff to create and implement/develop new programs and incorporate a series of appropriate fund strategies, such as funding grants, special events, direct mail approach, product investment sales, and service contracts;

    • Working with staff to identify potential new markets and their needs, how to meet those needs with current or new products/services/programs, and how to promote/sell these programs;

    • Working with staff to identify, cultivate, and develop various sources of new strategies of support; and

    • Developing guidelines that ensure stakeholders are acknowledged appropriately, fund development efforts are cost-effective, and the group ethical code of practices are followed.

  • Board Development Committee

  • The board development committee is tasked with the responsibility of developing new committee structures and recommend members to serve on these committees. The Board Development Committee is responsible for the general affairs and conduct of all committee structures in the group with the following responsibilities:

    • Preparing priorities for each committee and its composition;

    • Meeting with prospective committee members and recommending candidates to these committees;

    • Recommending a slate of officers to each committee;

    • Conducting orientation sessions for new committee members and organizing training sessions for the entire committee structures; and

    • Suggesting new/prepare non-committee individuals for committee membership.

  • Temporary Committees

  • Temporary committees are convened only on a temporary basis to address a specific, single event or issue. These ad-hoc committees, meets for a few months and once the task is completed the committee is disbanded. Temporary committees and their designated tasks include:

  • Site Committee: work with staff to evaluate the existing location and consider a move to a different location, review a new lease, or weigh the feasibility of purchasing a building;

  • Special Events Committee: co-ordinate the board's assignments on a particular event, such as an annual dinner;

  • CEO Transition or Search Committee: seek a new executive director, including recommended guidelines and a search process to the board and take steps to help the new executive succeed;

  • Merger Committee: pursue a possible merger and bring information and recommendations back to the group main board of directors;

  • Planning Committee: lead a strategic planning venture and the planning committee consist of both board and staff members;

  • Special Issue Committee: investigate an unusual problem or opportunity. Setting up a Special Issue Committee to research the situation and report back to the executive management committee to ensure decisions are based on adequate information.

 

Group Finance Committee

The Group’s Finance Committee oversees the fiscal financial affairs of the group and all finance committee structures in all subsidiaries by ensuring the proper systems, procedures and controls are in place. Its tasks are:

  • Developing appropriate procedures for budget preparations (such as meaningful involvement by program directors), reviewing budgets initially prepared by staff, and commenting on consistency between the budget and the group's plans and strategies;

  • Reporting to the group’s main board any financial irregularities, concerns, opportunities;

  • Recommending financial guidelines to the group’s main board;

  • Working with staff to design financial reports and ensure reports are accurate and timely;

  • Working with all sub-credit committees;

  • Overseeing short and long-term private loan agreements, and working in-conjunction with the group investment program committee;

  • Recommend selection of the auditor, working with the group audit committee;

  • Review the terms and conditions of major grants and contracts; and

  • Advising the executive management committee on financial priorities and information systems.

 

Group Audit Committee

The Audit Committee encompasses interviewing auditors, reviewing investment strategies, take-over bids, recommending selection of auditors to the executive management committee, receiving the auditor's report, meeting with the auditors, and responding to the auditor's recommendations.

 

Group Public Policy Committee

The Public Policy Committee stays informed on all relevant matters and brings proposals to the table for the executive management committee on all group organizational activities. Public Policy Committee is also responsible to draft a written position on related and pending matters, and is involved with welfare funding, or propose and join a coalition between the group and communities.  

 

Group Human Resources Committee

The functions of the Group Human Resources Committee include drafting and/or revising personnel policies for the group’s main board approval. The responsibilities of the Group’s Human Resources Committee are;

§  Reviewing Group and company benefits;

§  Reviewing salary market related grading structures in the group;

§  Annual reviewing process of salary structures;

§  Reviewing job descriptions;

§  Reviewing various employee policies;

§  Establishes committees from various grievances.

 

Group Governance Committee

The Group Governance Committee’s role is to look after the general affairs of the committees by ensuring group processes, structures and roles are effective and by equipping each committee member with proper tools and motivation to carry out his and her responsibilities. These responsibilities include:

  • Developing appropriate procedures for budget preparations (such as meaningful involvement by program directors), reviewing budgets initially prepared by staff, and commenting on consistency between the budget and the group's plans;

  • Assess the committees current composition and identify priorities for each committee’s composition;

  • Recruit and cultivate prospective committee members;

  • Recommend candidates to the committees;

  • Recommend a slate of officers to the committees;

  • Conduct orientation sessions for new committee members;

  • Organize training sessions for the entire committee structure;

  • Suggest new, non-committee individuals for committee membership;

  • Develop job descriptions for committee members;

  • Assure the group main board regularly engages in self-assessment;

  • Assure the group main board regularly engages in strategic planning; and

  • Develop and apply guidelines for ensuring ethical behavior and resolving ethical conflicts.

 

Group Investment Program Committee

The Group Investments Program Committee comprises of board members who are most familiar with the approaches and operations of the group's investment programs and this committee's most common responsibilities are:  

  • Overseeing new Investment program development, and monitoring and assessing existing Investment programs;

  • Initiating and guiding Investment program evaluations; and

  • Facilitating discussions about Investment program priorities for the group.

 

Group Community Development Committee

The Group Community Development Committee’s role is to ensure the group builds strong and strategic relationships with stakeholders through the integration of the group’s education, public relations, and public policy activities. It achieves this by:

  • Working with staff to develop a community relations plan that identifies formal and informal mechanisms to dialogue with the community;

  • Working with staff to develop key messages articulated to stakeholders;

  • Promoting the group’s services to the community;

  • Serving as a conduit for communicating with various media outlets;

  • Working with staff to draft policy positions to share with elected officials;

  • Developing criteria to identify and select collaborative partners; and

  • Evaluating stakeholder relationships.

 

 

 

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