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​​​​​CFA Society Singapore Terms of Reference for Committ​ees

  1. CFA Society Singapore’s vision and mission are “Inspiring the investment community to be trusted professionals valued by society” and “To lead the investment community by setting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society” respectively.​
  2. ​​To further the mission and vision of the Society, each committee shall be managed in accordance with the Society’s Constitution, approved Board of Directors policies & guidelines, as well as any other decisions approved by Regular Members at Meetings of Members or by the Board – known collectively as “CFA Society Singapore Approved Policies”.
  3. Based on Article VI Section 10 of the Society’s Constitution, the Board may elect from its own number or otherwise appoint such committees and delegate such committees such powers as the Board deems necessary. The same section provides that the President shall designate the Chairman of each such Committee.
  4. Each designated Committee Chairman shall appoint, subject to the approval of the Board, members to their Committees. Committee members shall concurrently be members of the Society unless otherwise noted in the Terms of Reference of the specific Committees.  All members of Committees shall unless otherwise determined by the Board hold office until the Annual General Meeting next following their appointment. Each Committee may work with individuals in various capacities as needed, independent of their Committee membership.
  5. The Board has approved each Committee to do all such acts and things as may be considered necessary or incidental to carry out its Mission and/or objectives.  Where external communications are required to be undertaken on behalf of CFA Society Singapore, the Chair of the committee will have the authority to do so.
  6. The Board will approve each Committee’s budget at the beginning of the financial year, and may on a case by case basis approve a supplemental budget during the year.
  7. All Committees shall adopt the Terms of Reference set out on this page and on the specific Terms of Reference for the respective Committees. Should the terms set out in this document differ from the Society's Constitution, the terms in the Constitution would take precedence.
  8. The following Terms of Reference defines the mission and/or objectives of the various committees not defined in the Constitution, its scope, processes and composition.
Approved by the Board of Directors on 1 August 2018​