Board Selection, Recruitment and Training
The board of directors are appointed on the strength of their knowledge, skills, expertise and experience in order to create a balanced mix of board members with diverse expertise and backgrounds.
Board members should comprise members who possess suitable:
- Personal attributes like integrity, maturity, confidence and high standards of excellence;
- Core skills or competencies like accounting, finance, legal, human resources, business and management, strategic planning, leadership, fundraising, communications and relevant sectoral knowledge (such as health and social services); and
- Commitment necessary to govern the Lodge effectively.
Board members, where necessary, are to develop the relevant skills and competencies and to keep abreast of relevant laws and regulatory requirements. Board members may take on relevant training where there is a need to develop various skills and competences that contribute to the development of the Lodge.
The board of directors conducts a self-evaluation annually. It measures how effective it has been in leading AHL towards the desired performance and good governance. The MC shall further compete a Governance Evaluation Checklist (GEC) as per submitted on the Charity Portal.