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SOAS Standing Orders: Annex VI: Estates and Infrastructure Committee

Annex VI Estates & Infrastructure Committee

Estates & Infrastructure Committee is a sub-committee of Resources & Planning Committee.  It is required to report to Resources & Planning committee on a regular basis.   It also has a responsibility to liaise with other committees and to keep them informed as necessary.

(i) The membership of Estates & Infrastructure Committee will comprise
Chair:
A lay member of Governing Body
Ex-officio Members:
Registrar & Secretary
Director of Estates & Facilities
Director of Finance & Planning
Director of Library & Information Services
Other Members:
2 lay members appointed by Governing Body
A Pro-Director
1 Dean nominated by the Pro-Director who is a member of the Committee
1 member of academic staff nominated by each Faculty
1 full member of the Students' Union nominated by the Students' Union Executive Committee

(ii) The Registrar & Secretary will nominate a Secretary.  The Committee will normally hold three ordinary meetings per annum.

(iii) Estates & Infrastructure Committee will have the following terms of reference.

(a)  To consider strategic planning and policy development matters relating to the School’s estate and infrastructure, to include its IT infrastructure, and to make recommendations to Resources & Planning Committee, Executive Board and other committees as appropriate;

(b)  To oversee the development of an Estates and Infrastructure Strategy in the context of the School’s Vision and Strategy for the Centennial and the School’s other sub-strategies;

(c)  To monitor the overall delivery of the Estates and Infrastructure Strategy;

(d)  To review the Estates and Infrastructure Strategy on an annual basis and recommend changes as appropriate;

(e)  To ensure that the Estates and Infrastructure Strategy contains Performance Indicators and targets and to periodically monitor their delivery;

(f)  To make periodic reports to Resources & Planning Committee regarding the delivery or otherwise of the PIs and targets set in the Estates and Infrastructure Strategy;

(g)  To make an annual report to Resources & Planning Committee regarding the overall delivery of the Estates and Infrastructure Strategy.