The vice president on a local institute council supports the work of the overall council, offering help and advice. The role works to raise the profile and act as ambassador for the local institute across the region.
Remember, the role of the local institute is primarily to adopt the objectives of the CII, as defined in its Charter and Bye-laws, for the benefit of your local members, prospective members, and the local insurance and financial services community.
Consequently, the vice president should develop a close working relationship with the CII and also with the Regional Membership Manager for the region.
- To offer advice and support the work of the local institute in order to develop the local proposition for the benefit of CII and PFS members.
- To foster relationships between the local institute, neighbouring institutes and the CII.
- To act as an ambassador for the local institute within the wider insurance and financial planning advice profession.
NB: The Council may nominate to an AGM for election as an honorary life vice-president any CII Member who, in the opinion of the Council, has given exemplary service to that Institute on a local or national basis. Please note honorary life vice-presidents are not required to retire annually, are not subject to re-election.