APR Management Sub-Committee Meeting
The APR Management Sub-Committee Meeting met on 13th October at Yellow Ribbon Hotel, in Bangkok, Thailand. Sub-Committee Chairman Dr. Somboon Bunyasiri of Thailand chaired the meeting with Vice-Chairmen Neville Tomkins and Justine Kim from Australia and Korea, respectively. A total of 13 members from Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia with their YAMG, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore. Adviser and Regional Scout Committee member B.I. Nagarale from BS&G, India and Team Lead from APR Strategy Monitoring Team Malcolm Tan were also present. The Asia-Pacific Support Centre team was led by Regional Director JR C. Pangilinan, S. Prassanna Shrivastava- Director In-Charge for Management Sub-Committee, and Rosario Talaguit assisted in the meeting.
The members were oriented on the strategy monitoring tool StrategyConnect jointly by Ms. Luz Taray and S. Prassanna. This meeting also concentrated on the review of the tasks of this sub-committee as per the APR Plan. Major areas on which the committee made decision were the proposal on Membership Growth Strategy; projected membership from APR NSOs by 2023; finalizing of Guideline on Good Governance in NSO’s; future strategy in building capacity on Disaster Response Management; National Strategic Plan and implementation; and consultancy services.