Board Committees & Taskforces 

The Board appoints a number of committees and taskforces to carry out its responsibilities and achieve its annual objectives and goals. Committees and taskforces bring together Board members, school employees and interested parents who can offer expertise and commitment to research, analyse and discuss the detail of a particular subject in order to bring thoughtful and clear proposals for Board consideration.

If you would like to join a Board Committee please contact the Board of Directors Administrator, Maeve O'Donovan  for more information.  

Below are the committees and task forces for 2019-2020 with their chairs.

Finance Committee

The purpose of the Finance Committee is to provide analysis and advice on financial matters related to the Board of Directors’ objective of maintaining a prudent financial management system. This is done while maintaining year-on-year cash budgetary surpluses, through a balanced budget, as to ensure funding for future growth and improvements and provide against unforeseen events.

Board Treasurer, Nguyen Van Hieu chairs the Committee in 2019-2020.

Executive Committee

The purpose of the Executive Committee is to;

  1. Assist the continuity of leadership by providing guidance and advice to the Board on the recruitment, and retention of Board, committee and task force members.
  2. Work with the Board Chair to plan and coordinate the work of the Board in order to promote effectiveness and efficiency.  
  3. Act in the place of the Board between Board meetings as expressly delegated by the Board.
  4. Serve as a sounding board for the Head of the School.

Members of the Executive Committee for 2019-2020

Amie Pollack, Board Chair
Ngo Thi Quynh Hoa, Board Vice Chair
Nguyen Van Hieu, Board Treasurer
Louis Vigneault Dubois, Board Secretary
Jane McGee, Head of School (ex-officio)
Maeve O’Donovan, Recorder-Board Administrator


Committee on Directors

The purpose of the Committee on Directors is to provide guidance to the Board on evaluation and recruitment tools, professional development of the Board as well as updating governance documentation when required. 

Ngo Thi Quynh Hoa chairs the committee for 2019-2020.

Members of the Committee on Directors 2019-2020

Ngo Thi Quynh Hoa, Committee Chair
Amie Pollack, Board Chair
Ngo Thi Quynh Hoa, Board Vice Chair
Jane McGee, Head of School
Maeve O’Donovan, Recorder-Board Administrator
Michelle Dinh-Jones, Parent Elected Board Member

Fundraising Task Force

The Fundraising Task Force continues in 2019-2020 and will work to define and recommend the strategic direction and conditions for Future Fundraising at UNIS Hanoi.

Michelle Dinh-Jones chairs the Task Force in 2019-2020.

Strategic Management Plan Task Force

The strategic management plan task force will work to define the new strategic plan to be launched in May 2020. The new plan will replace Strategy 2020 which will conclude at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Depending on the consultative phase consultants, community members as well as faculty and Board members will be involed in the review and defining work.

The Strategic Management Plan Task Force is chaired by Louis Vigneault Dubois.

  • United Nations International School of Hanoi
  • G9 Ciputra
  • Tay Ho
  • Hanoi, Vietnam
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