IFIP Committee Job Charters
MANAGEMENT BOARD (AMB)
To monitor, in conjunction with the relevant Chairmen and Cognizant Officers,
the administrative aspects of all planned activities of TCs, WGs and other bodies
established by the General Assembly.
To monitor, in conjunction with the Treasurer, the financial aspects of TCs,
SGs and all WGs, and to review their submitted budget requests.
To receive requests for events from TC/SG Chairmen et al., and to
a) notify planned events,
b) approve IFIP technical sponsorship, and
c) approve IFIP financial support
in accordance with the authority and within limits set from time to time by
the General Assembly.
To consolidate, maintain and submit to the General Assembly appropriate reports
on events, including the IFIP Plan Report.
To develop and implement adequate procedures for monitoring events, processing
requests and delivering reports as defined in policies adopted by the General
To propose formulations of new policies, or amendments to existing policies,
for activity management considered appropriate to strengthen the overall aims
To submit requests for proposed budget items and to report the use of approved
budget items for which approval authority has been assigned to AMB.
formulate policies for the sound management of IFIP finances and to propose
such policies to the appropriate IFIP body for approval. Policy areas of interest
include, but are not limited to, the following:
- dues, royalties and conference surpluses
- grants and loans
- cash management
issue guidelines and/or to establish procedures as necessary to carry out approved
analyze and evaluate IFIP's financial condition as necessary to ensure that
policies are being followed, and to propose changes in policy when appropriate.
encourage and facilitate the use of external financing support for IFIP activities.
review IFIP's dues structure at no less than 3-year intervals, and to propose
changes in a timely manner for General Assembly approval.
propose the amount to be set aside each year for the IFIP Development Fund.
for NCs are available from the IFIP Secretariat. (Supplement 9 of the Standing
maintain and supervise the IFIP Publications Policy;
the Policy and the reasons behind it;
liaison with the General Assembly, President, Secretariat, TCs and WGs;
the publishers performance against plans and budget;
with publishers to promote IFIP publications to member societies using IFIP
records on planned books, published books, royalties due and received, sales-end
a close link with the Marketing Committee with the objective of exploring new
ways to increase market penetration for IFIP publications;
responsibility for co-operation with AMB to ensure balance amongst IFIP publications
with respect to technical areas covered, publications quality and revenue production.
all publications, in particular:
- IFIP Conference Proceedings
- IFIP special publications
- IFIP Book Series
- IFIP Working Papers
- IFIP Journals including Electronic Journals
AND BYLAWS COMMITTEE (SBC)
Statutes and Bylaws Committee is responsible for overseeing all operations concerning
the IFIP Statutes and Bylaws and the IFIP Standing Orders.
and assistance to ensure that all IFIP operations conform with the IFIP Statutes
preparation of Standing Orders - covering operational procedures, finances,
reports, documents, etc. - for the administrative assistance of all Chairmen
of Technical Committees, Specialist Groups, Working Groups, Standing and Ad
the assistance of the IFIP Secretariat, SBC issues revised editions of the Statutes
and Bylaws and the Standing Orders when appropriate.
co-operation with other Standing Committees, SBC is responsible for ensuring
that all IFIP activities are set up and carried out in accordance with the Aims
of IFIP. SBC therefore evaluates projects and proposals and recommends necessary
amendments to the IFIP Statutes and Bylaws and the IFIP Standing Orders.
regarding changes to the IFIP Statutes and Bylaws must be submitted to the General
Assembly for approval.
to the IFIP Standing Orders must be submitted to the Executive Board for approval