Board Committees

Audit and Risk

  • Composed of members of the Board of Trustees with accounting, finance and audit background and expertise and training as prescribed by the Corporate Governance Committee and the Board
  • Ensures that accounting and reporting practices of the Association are in accordance with all legal requirements and generally accepted accounting principles
  • Assists the Board of Trustees in assessing the different types of risks to which the Association is exposed

Corporate Governance and Advocacy

  • Composed of members of the Board of Trustees
  • Represents the Board in discharging its responsibility relating to issues around the Association’s governance principles and guidelines, provided, that the Corporate Governance Committee does not have decision-making authority, unless such authority is expressly delegated by the Board

Finance and Investment

  • Composed of members of the Board of Trustees
  • Provides financial oversight for the Association
  • Responsible for areas of Association such as but not limited to, budgeting and financial planning, financial reporting, and (the creation and monitoring of internal controls) and accountability policies
  • Monitors the Association’s adherence to its approved annual budget, set long-range financial goals for the Association while also funding strategies to achieve them, and present all financial goals and proposals to the Board of Trustees for its approval

Standing Committees


  • Plans and coordinates the conduct of courses, seminars, workshops, conferences, conventions, training modules and events of the Association, in furtherance of its vision and mission


  • Assists the Board in the establishment, embedding, and oversight of values, the ethical policy framework and ensuring and monitoring the overall ethical health of the Association and compliance with professional and ethical standards

  • Oversees efforts to foster a culture of ethics and appropriate conduct within the organization


  • Receives, reviews, evaluates and processes all proposals for membership to the Association and shall, thereafter, submit their recommendations to the Board of Trustees for final approval.
  • Officially invites for membership those who have been approved by the Board for acceptance to membership in the Association
  • Recommends to the Board the suspension, expulsion, and/or termination of membership of any member in accordance with the provisions of the Association’s By-Laws and the rules and regulations of the Association. For this purpose, it may require the Treasurer to submit, from time to time, a list of those who are delinquent in the payment of annual dues and/or other assessments.
  • Performs such other duties and functions as may be conferred by the Board of Trustees in connection with the status of membership in the Association

Nomination and Election

  • Responsible for the review and evaluation of the qualifications of all persons nominated to the Board and other appointments that require Board approval
  • Conducts regular assessments on the Board’s effectiveness in directing the process of renewing and replacing Board members
  • Performs such duties and functions relative to the conduct of the elections
  • Ensures fairness, credibility and be barred from participating in the election
  • Submits the Rules for Election, solicits nominees and acceptance of the nominees


  • Provides strategic goals and oversight for educational opportunities to members and the general public, consistent with the vision and mission of the Association
  • Determines the relevant topics that cater to the needs of the membership and identify or develop resources and delivery modalities to address those needs.

Public Relations and Communications

  • Responsible for the Association’s publicity in all aspects of the media. It shall be obligated to liaise with the various standing and board committees of the Association, in order to support and assist the same in the promotion of their activities


  • Responsible in identifying the areas and issues which requires examination by the Association, and for the organization of the initiative for such needed field of research
  • In general, the Research Committee is responsible for developing and supporting the development of research on various issues relating to shareholders’ rights

Shareholder Relations and Representation

  • Prepares guidelines for the information and enlightenment of shareholders, in their relationship with investee companies

  • The Committee will not be a party to shareholders’ disputes.


  • Oversees the conceptualization of SharePHIL’s annual flagship event and related preparations