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Board of Directors



AHIS Board of Directors is appointed by the Managing Director to regulate the schools operations and ensure that the school is working towards achieving the mission and vision of the school. The Board is charged with furthering the school’s mission and ensuring the school’s success. The Board is involved in long range issues (rather than day to day operations) and in “big picture” planning and budgeting or budget approval. The Board’s core activity is planning, and the Board’s primary constituency is not today's students but the students of the future. The responsibility of the Board is to oversee the general overall effectiveness and monitoring of all the school operations and to follow up on the development of the School Wide Improvement Plan (SWIP) and achievement of school goals. The Board is also responsible for overseeing the adherence of the school to the rules and regulations as well as follow up on the directives of Ministry of Education. The Board evaluates the performance of the school and quality of standards undertaken by its leadership team. The Board sets the budget of the school and acquisition of resources to support the school’s operation. Board objectives and policies are formulated to ensure consistency and sustainability of practices taking into consideration stakeholders input when deemed necessary. It is the role of the School Board to provide strategic guidance for the School and to effectively oversee and review the School’s management.

Major Duties of BOD

1. Provide Continuity for the organization by ensuring its adherence to the mission and vision and to represent the organization’s point of view and provide advice.
2. The Chair will select and appoint a Director of Development to whom responsibility for the administration of the organization is delegated which includes but not limited to:  short and long term planning and implementation, managing the organization to ensure its adherence to policies, offer administrative guidance.
3. Govern the organization by board policies and objectives formulated and agreed upon by the chair of the board including assigning priorities and ensuring the capacity of the organization to carry out its duties by continually reviewing its work
4. Acquire sufficient resources for the organization’s operations
5. Enhance the organization’s public image



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