Board Committees & Taskforces 2018-2019

The Board appoints a number of committees and task forces to carry out its responsibilities and achieve its annual objectives and goals. Committees and task forces 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 2018-2019 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, Barry Knaggs chairs the Committee in 2018-2019.

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 2018-2019

Amie Pollack, Board Chair
Ngo Thi Quynh Hoa, Board Vice Chair
Barry Knaggs, 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. 

Karin Fock has chaired the Committee since August 2017.


Members of the Committee on Directors 2018-2019

Nguyen Van Hieu, Committee Chair
Amie Pollack, Board Chair
Ngo Thi Quynh Hoa, Board Vice Chair
Jane McGee, Head of School
Maeve O’Donovan, Recorder-Board Administrator

Fundraising Task Force

The Fundraising Task Force will commence in Semester 2. The Task Force will work to define and recommend the strategic direction and conditions for Future Fundraising at UNIS Hanoi.

Michelle Dinh-Jones will chair the Task Force in 2018-2019.

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