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Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is convened and independently chaired by the IAVE National Volunteer Centre Representative Board member. Currently, the person holding this position is Wendy Osborne.

The Steering Committee has six members, 1 member from each of the six IAVE regions (Africa; Arab Nations; Asia Pacific; Europe; Latin America; North America). The Steering Committee members are appointed by the IAVE Board.

The members of the Steering Committee are:

The chair of the Steering Committee is  Wendy Osborne OBE, Chief Executive Volunteer Now, N Ireland, UK.

Steering Committee Role:

  • To promote the IAVE National Volunteer Center Global Network.
  • To review membership applications for the National Volunteer Centre Global Network and make recommendations for acceptance/non acceptance of membership to the IAVE Board.
  • To recommend to the IAVE Board an annual action plan to promote, support and develop the Global Network.
  • To provide 6 monthly monitoring and review of agreed annual action plan  and report on outcomes that achieve the purpose of the Network .
  • To agree and support implementation of an annual Communications Plan.
  • To facilitate/broker/link opportunities to harness and develop the influence, capacity and leadership of organizations at a national level to promote and support volunteering worldwide.