11. How is the Sheltered Foundation structured?

The President of the Sheltered Foundation is the President of the Institut Pasteur as of right. The President may not be removed. The President chairs the Management Committee and Executive Committee.

Management Committee of the Sheltered Foundation
The Management Committee is composed of Pasteur Network directors or equivalent functions who are members of the Institut Pasteur International Network and founders of the Sheltered Foundation.

Executive Committee of the Sheltered Foundation
The Executive Committee of the Sheltered Foundation has ten (10) members broken down as follows:

  • The Chair of the Bureau, as of right the Director General of the Institut Pasteur;
  • One Vice-Chair, as of right President of the Association;
  • Two designated representatives per geographical region, excluding the region of the President of the Association, namely seven (7) representatives;
  • As of right, a representative of the Institut Pasteur, appointed by the Bureau of its Board of Directors.

With the exception of the two members as of right and the Vice-Chair, the members of the Executive Committee are appointed for two years. They may be renewed for one further term and may be removed with just cause by a two-thirds majority of the Executive Committee; any member subject to proposed removal may not take part in the vote.

Executive Director
The President of the Sheltered Foundation appoints an Executive Director on the advice of the Executive Committee.

Strategy Committee of the main patrons and contributors
A Strategy Committee may be created by the Executive Committee. It is composed of the main patrons and contributors. It advises the Executive Committee through its opinions and recommendations.

As the Sheltered Foundation does not have a legal personality, it cannot have any employees. Any personnel dedicated to the Sheltered Foundation will be assigned or recruited by the founders or seconded by the umbrella foundation and be charged to the Sheltered Foundation at actual cost.

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