Meet the communities team, the volunteers at the heart of the governance structure and the staff that support IET communities around the world.
The Communities Resourcing Committee (CRC) is the Governance group that oversees the work of all the communities in the IET including local and technical communities.
The CRC is a committee of IET members responsible for community development strategy, the allocation of resources to communities and reviewing the performance of communities. This group meets physically and virtually throughout the year.
Communities Committees Chairs
CC - Europe, Middle East and Africa
CC - Asia Pacific
CC - United Kingdom
CC - Americas
CC - South Asia
|Kafil Ahmed||Yang Hao||David Dean|
|Karla Smith||Lee Wood|
Young Professionals CC Chair
Head of Communities
The Head of Communities leads the communities staff team that supports the IET’s local and technical networks all around the world.
This role ensures that the work of the staff team and the focus of the volunteers is aligned to the IET’s strategic priorities. This role also sits on the Communities Resourcing Committee (CRC) as the Senior Staff Member, and works very closely to guide the five regional Communities Committees (CCs) these are the governance groups responsible for allocating resources to the IET's communities, as well as helping to lead the Young Professionals Community Committee (YPCC) that also reports to the CRC.
Communities Resourcing Coordinator, CRC Secretary
Young Professionals Engagement Manager
The Communities Resourcing Coordinator has oversight of the processes and policies that relate to communities funding and operations throughout the world. The Communities Resourcing Coordinator is also the Secretary for the CRC.
The Young Professionals Engagement Manager supports the Young Professionals Community Committee and aims to raise the profile of YP activities around the world and improve YPs’ experience with the IET.
Communities Development Manager
The Communities Development Manager manages, oversees and develops the IET community portfolio including managing and directing the team of Communities Relationship Managers.
The Communities Relationship Managers (CRMs) work closely with volunteers to develop IET communities.
CRMs offer strategic development support to new and existing groups as well as acting as a key liaison point for the IET and facilitating engagement with the wider IET. The CRM team provide help with planning and budgeting, volunteer recruitment, engagement with other institutions, and help to identify opportunities for communities.
Communities Support Manager
The Community Support Manager oversees the support of the range of activities delivered by the IET’s volunteer communities.
|Directing the work of the Communities Support team, it ensures that the staff team provides high quality end-to-end support to volunteers to plan, deliver and promote their activities.|
The Communities Support Executives are a multi-skilled team providing communities volunteers with practical support, training and guidance in the areas of marketing, activity logistics and online.
Communities Communications Manager
The Communities Communications Manager manages a small team specialising in marketing communications with, about, and on behalf of communities' volunteers.
A core focus is to ensure that communities volunteers are aware of the IET's products, services and volunteer support resources and equipped to be IET ambassadors.
Responsible for implementing marketing communications campaigns to raise awareness of activities, support volunteers to be ambassadors for the IET, and train and support staff and volunteers to deliver excellent communications to promote communities’ activities.