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AAP announces Overseas structure

Organization Structure for AAP Overseas National Teams

On the behalf of Dr. Kumar Vishwas (Convenor of AAP Overseas), Team Overseas announces the official structure for AAP Volunteers' teams located overseas.

Aam Aadmi Party has organized its Indian supporters who live in foreign countries as AAP Overseas Teams.

Each country team is lead by a Convenor, for example the Canada team will be lead by the AAP Overseas Canada Convenor. The Convenor will work with a team of six other persons – Secretary, Treasurer, Fundraising Convenor, Outreach Convenor, Media Convenor, Social Media Convenor. In smaller countries the team size is reduced. The roles and responsibilities are defined hereafter. Within a country, depending on the size of the country, there are zonal, state and/or city teams that will mimic the same structure.

AAP Overseas Teams include Indian citizens only, also called NRIs. They do not include Indian origin persons who are citizens of foreign countries.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

Convenor

Will be the official representative of the organization.

Will lead the team and ensure that they fulfill their responsibilities and targets.

Will coordinate with the AAP Overseas Team in India and ensure adherence to core values and principles.

Will run campaigns to promote AAP and to support activities in India.

Will be the authorized representative for media communication.

Will take disciplinary action against in coordination with the national team and Overseas India team against person/s who violate AAP principles or deliberately act against direct instructions of the organization.

 

Secretary

Will be the authorized signatory.

Will be responsible for building the organization in the country by creating zonal/state/city wise team structures.

Will ensure adherence to core values and principles of AAP.

Will run campaigns to promote AAP and to support activities in India.

Will create a grievance redressal cell to resolve any issues between volunteers.

Will take disciplinary action against in coordination with the national team and Overseas India team against person/s who violate AAP principles or deliberately act against direct instructions of the organization.

 

Treasurer

Will be the authorized signatory for financial affairs.

Will audit all expenses and be accountable for the same.

Will be responsible for all financial transactions like donations and expenses.

Will ensure that all funds are donated by Indian citizens through legitimate transactions.

Will take disciplinary action against in coordination with the national team and Overseas India team against person/s who violate AAP principles or deliberately act against direct instructions of the organization.

 

Fund Raising Convenor

Will promote AAP to generate funds for AAP India.

Will run campaigns, activities and events to crowdsource funds.

Will ensure that all funds are donated by Indian citizens through legitimate transactions.

 

Outreach Convenor

Will be responsible for create a team to promote AAP in different communities and professional groups.

 

Media Convenor

Will liaise with the media to promote AAP activities in the country as well as in India.

Will be responsible for press releases.

Will be the authorized representative for media communication.

Will create a panel of spokespersons who will be authorized to represent the party’s stance on local TV channels and radio stations.

 

Social Media Convenor

Will promote all AAP activities in the country as well as in India on Social Media.

Will lead a team to create and manage accounts on all Social Media platforms.

Will ensure adherence to core values and principles of AAP on Social Media.

 

Note : Comprehensive structure of AAP Overseas National Team including names and contact information will soon be made available on the website link : .

 

Sincerely,

Preeti Sharma Menon, Co-Convenor

Adarsh Shastri, Co-Convenor

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