Advisory Group on RIG Development

IFOMPT Advisory Group on Membership Development
Composition
Duncan Reid (Chair), Laura Finucane (EC), Jan Pool, Karen Beeton, Chris Showalter, Ren Mendoza, Michalis Efstathiou, Lorrie Maffey, Nicola Mok, and Ingrid du Toit (Executive Director).
Purpose
To facilitate the growth of IFOMPT across the world by providing assistance and resources to potential new members and by facilitating the evolution of membership from RIG status to AMO status to full MO status.
2020-2024 Charges
Objective 1: Proactively search for groups eligible for membership (South America, Asia, Africa, Baltic States) and future RIGs and approach them with an offer to assist them in becoming part of IFOMPT.
Objective 2: Assist current and prospective RIGs and AMOs in their process of preparing to progress to MO status including assisting with organisational arrangements and support of curriculum development to support transition to AMO/MO status.
Objective 3: Develop resources to support the development of RIGs and AMOs.
Objective 4: Develop the policy guidelines including criteria and the route to membership for AMOs.
Communication and Reporting
The advisory group chair will be responsible for ensuring effective communication between the advisory group and the EC.
Working Methods
The advisory group will work remotely using email, video conferencing, online meeting platforms, or any other technology as needed to enable fair and reasonable consideration of any matters. All documents will be available to members in electronic format, information contained in documents is confidential to IFOMPT staff, the advisory group, and the EC.
Conflict of Interest
Members of the advisory group will comply with IFOMPT’s conflict of interest policy, and any other relevant policies, at all times. Members will declare any matters that may create a true or perceived conflict of interest or bias at the start of each meeting and at other times as required by policies.
Limitation on Powers
The advisory group cannot invite further individuals onto the task force without the specific agreement of the EC.

IFOMPT December 2020