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MOHANDES Mission

MISSION

Highlights of the MOHANDES mission are as follows:

a – To attract, organize, inform, devise and support members and the Iranian Canadian Engineering Community at large to achieve their desired standing in the Engineering and business community in Canada.

b – To ensure that the full cycle of Immigration/Integration of Iranian engineers to Canada is well understood, observed, monitored and measured and remedial action is taken on timely basis.

c – To encourage members to pursue higher level of formal and informal education and promote professional activities through seminars, workshops, events and volunteer work.

d – To provide networking opportunities in order to promote professional and cultural relations with other professional individuals and organizations and promote business opportunities.

e – To encourage and support students of engineering disciplines, innovations and new engineering frontiers and recognize outstanding academics, engineers, students and entrepreneurs.

f – To maintain and promote higher moral, ethical and professional standards by encouraging volunteer and humanitarian activities through promoting Iranian cultural, engineering and architectural history and to participate and host cultural, recreational and sports activities

g – To establish mechanisms for acquiring budget and fundraising to enable MOHANDES to deliver its desired services. 

h – To expand activities of MOHANDES by establishment of local chapters, subsidiaries and confederation with similar organizations.

GENERAL STRUCTURE

Organizational structure of MOHANDES consists of

1) General Assembly  

2) Board of Directors

3) Board of Trustees

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COMMITTEES (BOD)

In order to fulfil its duties, the Board of Directors shall appoint the following standing committees every year and other ad-hoc committees as needed.  These committees shall function within the guidelines illustrated herein or established by the BOD and shall report to the BOD periodically about their activities.

29 – 1) Operational committee is comprised of four members. Treasurer of BOD shall always be a member of the operational committee. Three other members are appointed by the BOD.

29 – 2) Professional and scientific committee is comprised of three members, one of which who would be the chair of committee, shall be member of BOD.

29 – 3) Financial committee is comprised of three members, one of which shall be the treasurer of BOD.

29 – 4) Outreach committee is comprised of three members, one of which who would be the chair of committee, shall be member of BOD.

29 – 5) Special interests committee is comprised of heads of its special interests groups, one member of the operational committee and one member of BOD who will be chair of the committee.

29 – 6) Policy and long-term planning committee is comprised of three members, one of which who would be the chair of committee, shall be member of BOD.

29 – 7) Enforcement and disciplinary committee is comprised of three members, one of which who would be the chair of committee, shall be member of BOD.

Clicking on each box of related committee will have the short responsibility of each group:

OPERATIONAL COMMITTEE

The operational committee is formed to carry out the day-to-day operations of MOHANDES through forming other subordinate committees namely membership committee, fiscal committee, communications committee, sports-recreational committee, events-fundraising committee, publications committee, business development committee, young leaders committee, students committee and other standing or ad-hoc committees if necessary.

PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Main objectives of the committee are as follows:

a – To promote professional, scientific activities within MOHANDES.

b – To be in touch and interact with similar sub-groups working under SIGs.

c – To establish connections with scientists, professors and researchers outside MOHANDES.

d – To establish guidelines for activities of similar sub-groups working under SIGs.

e – To establish connections with similar scientific, professional organizations.

f – To arrange for MOHANDES members to give scientific, professional lectures in universities and relevant government technical departments.

OUTREACH COMMITTEE

Main objectives of the committee are as follows:

a – To manage and promote MOHANDES mandate by reaching out and pronouncing its vision, mission and objectives.

b – To be in touch and interact with universities, outside organizations and any entity that has potential resources to serve MOHANDES objectives.

c – To establish connections with scientific circles and science-based industries.

d – To establish connection with entrepreneurs, investors, government agencies and donners to serve MOHANDES objectives.

e – To interact and set guidelines for relevant sub-committees under operational committee and SIGs such as publications, social media and news releases.

SPECIAL INTERESTS COMMITTEE (SIC)

Special interests committee (SIC) manages several special interest groups (SIG) namely Agricultural Environmental engineering group, Architecture group, Civil engineering group, Electrical and Computer engineering group, Materials, Mining and Chemical engineering group, Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace engineering group and special interdisciplinary group.

POLICY AND LONG-TERM PLANNING COMMITTEE

Main objectives of the committee are as follows:

a – To collect members’ feedback on MOHANDES policies, organization and management.

b – To review vision, mission and constitution of MOHANDES and propose modifications if necessary.

 c – To answer questions regarding constitution and its interpretation.

 d – To set short term (3 year), mid-term (7 year) and long-term goals for MOHANDES.

 e – To monitor hot demand jobs, areas of innovative research and explore new horizons in the profession.

ENFORCEMENT AND DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE

Main objectives of the committee are as follows:

a – To enforce MOHANDES constitution, minutes of meeting of General Assembly, bylaws passed by the BOD and special comments by BOT.

b – Any case brought up to the committee shall be treated fairly and diligently and the defendant shall be offered oral and written defence opportunity.

c – The committee will decide one or a composition of the following:

I – The case is dismissed.

II – A written condemnation letter registered with MOHANDES and submitted to the defendant.

III – Monetary penalty.

IV – Suspension of membership from any MOHANDES internal body or from MOHANDES altogether.

V – Forwarding the case to relevant legal authority

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2 comments

  1. Reza Farahmand

    Hello there
    I received a message from system that my membership is suspended due to unpaid membership due. In fact I did e-transfer to kanoon email on July 2nd. Currently I even can’t login.
    Regards
    Reza Farahmand

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