BOARD COMMITTEES AND TERMS OF REFERENCE (ToRs)

Currently the Board has five committees for the performance of its functions.  From time to time the Board may form ad hoc committees to tackle a specific task. The committees and their ToRs are listed below:

  1. Finance and Administration 
  • Development and overseeing implementation of the Board Human Resource Policies
  • Development and overseeing implementation of the Board Finance Policies
  • Development and overseeing implementation of the Board Procurement Policies
  • Board Project Management
  • Budgeting 
  • Overseeing any other administrative function

 

  1. Inquiries and Disciplinary Committee (IDC)
  • Guiding implementation of the Code of Professional Ethics.
  • Implementation in full part VI Section 34-37 of the VSVP Act.
  • Handling all disciplinary matters under the jurisdiction of KVB and giving recommendations to the Board on action to be taken on each case.
  • To propose the amendments or reviews to strengthen the VSVP Act and VSVP Regulations. 

 

  1.  Communication Partnership and Resource Mobilization (CPRM)
  • Resource mobilization for the Kenya Veterinary Board. 
  • Development of partnership with other players in the sector.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of the Communications Strategy of the Board.
  • Support development of communication materials.
  • Ensure visibility of the Board.
  • Recommend to the Board ways of managing communication to the veterinary professionals and general public as and when the need arises.
  1. Technical Committee on Education and Quality Assurance (TeCeQa)
  • Develop and Review evaluation tools for all Animal Health training institutions.
  • Develop and Review minimum curriculum content for the various cadres of Animal Health courses e.g. Certificate, Diploma, Degree, BVM etc.
  • Develop guidelines for setting up veterinary consultant colleges.
  • Recommend for accreditation or otherwise, institutions already training Animal Health courses or those yet to begin training.
  • Organize interviews or examinations for foreigners who want temporary permits or Kenyans who trained in Animal Health institutions not recognized by KVB.
  • Oversee Continuous Professional Development (CPD) matters.
  • Consider any other matter related to training in animal health.
  • Generally implement Part II Section 7 and Part IV Section 29 of VSVP Act. 
  • Any other function relevant to this committee

 

  1. Internal Audit and Risk Management Committee
  • Financial audit
  • Governance audit
  • Risk mitigation
  • Any other function relevant to audit and risk management