SOUTH ASIA REGIONAL ANTI-DOPING ORGANIZATION
Regional Anti-Doping Organization Board
Terms of Reference
The following Terms of Reference have been compiled for use by South Asia Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO) Board to provide a general overview and to assist its members in their work.
To provide voluntary expert advise to the South Asia Regional Anti-Doping Organization with respect to approving yearly budgets and strategic plans as well as promoting the objectives of the RADO.
Objectives Key Activities
The Chairperson plays a critical role on the RADO Board, leading both assemblies in their supervision of the activities of the RADO and its oversight of the administration. The Chairman works with senior management in promoting effective relations and upholding a positive image with all stakeholders and within the public community.
The Chairperson shall report outcomes of decisions made by the RADO Board to the RADO Management.
Composition of the RADO Board
The RADO Board is made up of five (5) members; each member on the RADO Board shall be designated representing the interest of the Sporting Movement and Governments. One Chairperson will be designated from the Board
A country will not have more than one member per country represented on the RADO Board. The members of the RADO Board will be representatives from the following South Asia Countries:
The Director General shall be in attendance at the RADO Board meetings but will not carry a vote.
Appointments and assignment of terms
In each individual country the Government and National Olympic Committee are responsible for appointing one representative to the RADO Board. The representative shall have the endorsement of the Government and the National Olympic Committee in their respective countries.
Conditions for countries to hold a seat on the RADO Board include:
Each member of the RADO Board term shall be four (4) years. Such a term can be extended for additional terms as long as the Board member maintains the endorsement from both the National Olympic Committee (sport movement) and Government.
Should the board member voluntarily resign during his/her term the National Olympic Committee and Government reserve the right to nominate a new member to the Board for the remainder of the term.
The Chair of the Board shall be a standing member of the RADO Board and will be nominated by the Board on a rotational basis. A chair cannot serve a second term until the rotation is complete.
The Chair of the RADO Board term shall be four (4) years
Each country on the RADO Board shall have one vote in which a simple majority will be required to pass a motion.
The RADO Board shall meet at least once annually.