Equal Employment Opportunity Annual Report – 1996 Appendix 1

EEO Policy Committee Terms of Reference


To assist the Bank to achieve its aims for equal opportunity in employment.


  • To make recommendations to the Bank on EEO principles and policy.
  • To keep under examination the development of an appropriate EEO program for the Bank.
  • To monitor and report periodically to the Governor on EEO matters.


  • The Committee will comprise four members:

    – Chairperson – appointed by the Governor;

    – Head of Personnel Policy or Acting Head of Personnel Policy – ex-officio;

    – an officer nominated by the Reserve Bank Officers' Section of the Finance Sector Union; and

    – an officer nominated by the Bank.

  • The members nominated by the Section and the Bank may each have an alternate.
  • The Manager, Development Section, Personnel Policy Department, shall participate as a non-voting member in all meetings of the Committee.
  • The Committee may invite participation in discussions by staff or unions representing particular work areas or having particular expertise in the matters under consideration.



  • The Senior Development Officer (ex-officio) will act as Secretary to the Committee.


  • All members or their alternates must be present to constitute a quorum. The Chairperson must always be present.