Sub Commitees


There are four Sub Committees each reporting directly to the Board:

Finance Committee

The purpose of the Finance Committee is to ensure that the Guild meets approved income and expenditure targets, via the annual budget process and the monthly management accounts. The committee will also approve additional one off and capital expenditure. The members of the Committee are required to review and consider appropriate methods of overseeing the Guild’s financial activities. The Committee meets five times per year and the composition is as follows;

  • President ( Chair)
  • Sports Officer
  • 2 Trustees nominated by the Board of Trustees
  • 2 individuals of appropriate skills and expertise
  • Chief Executive and Finance Manager or nominees in an advisory capacity.

Finance Committee meeting dates for 2018/19

  • Thursday 11thOctober 2018
  • Thursday 29th November 2018
  • Thursday 14th February 2019
  • Thursday 18th April 2019
  • Thursday 13th June 2019

HR Committee

The purpose of the HR Committee is to ensure that the human resources of the Guild are working effectively to deliver the organisation’s strategy and policy. The Committee meets five times per year and the composition is as follows;

  • Welfare and Community Officer (Chair)
  • International Officer
  • 2 Trustees nominated by the Board of Trustees
  • 2 individuals of appropriate skills and expertise
  • Chief Executive and HR Manager or nominees in an advisory capacity.

HR Committee meeting dates for 2018/19

  • Wednesday 3rd October 2018
  • Wednesday 5th December 2018
  • Wednesday 6th February 2019
  • Wednesday 3rd April 2019
  • Wednesday 5th June 2019

Audit & Risk Committee

The purpose of the Audit & Risk Committee is to ensure that the Guild complies with all relevant laws and regulations and that an internal system of accountability is formally set up. The members of the Committee are required to review and consider appropriate methods of controlling the Guild’s activities, financial and otherwise. The Committee meets 3 times per year and the composition is as follows;

  • President (Chair)
  • 3 Trustees nominated by the Board of Trustees
  • 2 individuals of appropriate skills and expertise
  • Chief Executive and Finance Manager or nominees in an advisory capacity.

Audit & Risk Committee meeting dates for 2018/19

  • Thursday 18thOctober 2018
  • Thursday 31st January 2019
  • Thursday 30th May 2019

Appointments Panel

The role of the Appointments Panel is to appoint Student and External Trustees. The Appointments Panel is also responsible for the Trustees’ induction, support and development. The Panel meets as and when required and the composition is as follows;

  • President;
  • Chair of the Trustees;
  • 2 representatives of the University of Birmingham;
  • 2 Full Members of the Guild elected in a cross campus ballot
  • 3 members of the Guild Officer Group who are not Trustees; and
  • Postgraduate Officer; and
  • Chief Executive or nominee shall be in attendance in an advisory capacity.

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