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Long Range Planning Advisory Group

The Long Range Planning Group consists of the Vice President, acting as Chair, and four other members of the Academy, each appointed by the Chair for a maximum 2-year term. The President is ex-officio.
Group members should collectively offer:
• a knowledge of the Academy, its mission, values and members;
• backgrounds in strategic planning, adult education, university administration and familiarity with present technology;
• the ability to assess relevant research, such as demographic trends and financial concerns, that could have a potential impact on the Academy.

Terms of Reference
1. To advise the Board by providing information on and analysis of current and
potential future challenges and to research any items the Board identifies.
2. To monitor and report to the Board regarding the Academy's internal (fulfillment of goals and objectives) and external (e.g. potential membership sources, university connections, or competing complementary lifelong learning organizations, research findings on aging and learning, relevant technology issues, etc.) environment identifying issues, risks, opportunities that might impact on the Academy.


The Group Chair will report to the Board twice a year (late November and late
March) and other times as required. Copies of the report will be distributed to
all Board members at least two weeks prior to presentation