Committees and Commissions of the SSSC Board

Committees of the SSSC Board

Below is the list of current active committees and their membership of the SSSC Board. Committees of the SSSC are populated only by SSSC Members. 

Note: we repopulate our committees once a calendar year. That process is set to take place each September. Due to the recent changes in Board membership, some committees may have reduced membership and they will be repopulated soon.

​Finance Committee

The Finance Committee is a standing committee of the SSSC that deals with all relevant financial matters of the organization. The committee is responsible for reviewing and providing guidance on the organization’s financial matters. Specifically, the committee assures internal controls and financial analysis for the SSSC.

Areas of responsibility

  • Audit/Tax issues
  • Financial oversight of the Non-Profits
  • Financial oversight of KIIT
  • Policy creation and management of Investment/Endowment
  • Real property, intellectual property & other asset management
  • Interface with CCC regarding available funds

​Membership:

  • SS Guru Sangat Singh Khalsa
  • SS Sham Kaur Khalsa
  • SS Siri Vishnu Singh Khalsa
  • SS Viriam Singh Khalsa​

Communication Committee

Areas of responsibility

  • The function of the Sangat Communications Committee is to facilitate and promote the communication between SSSC, its constituents as well as the general community.
  • Draft, edit and release communications to the Sangat.

​Membership:

  • SS Gurujot Kaur Khalsa
  • SS Gurumeet Kaur Khalsa
  • SS Guru Sangat Singh Khalsa
  • SS Viriam Singh Khalsa

Steering Committee

Areas of responsibility

  • Provide a training ground for structured problem solving​
  • Design and utilize a prioritization system
  • Create a sorting system to organize topics and tasks by priority
  • Prepare the Face to Face meeting theme and topics

​Membership:

  • SS Guruka Singh Khalsa
  • SS Gurusangat Singh Khalsa
  • SS Sahaj Singh Khalsa
  • SS Viriam Singh Khalsa

Governance Committee

Areas of responsibility

  • Procedural assessment and recommended improvements at the SSSC level.
  • Board governance best practices, guidelines and policies.
  • Prioritization of governance issues that pertain to the SSSC and/or the organizations within our constituency.
  • The formation and population for the various Governance Commission groups.
  • Assessment of Governance Commission groups proposals and final recommendation to the SSSC Board.

​Membership:

  • SS Awtar Kaur Khalsa
  • SS Gurujot Kaur Khalsa
  • MS Guruka Singh Khalsa
  • SS Guru Prem Singh Khalsa
  • SS Sahaj Singh Khalsa​
  • SS Guru Sangat Singh Khalsa
  • SS Siri Pritam Kaur Khalsa
  • SS Viriam Singh Khalsa

Commissions of the SSSC Board

Below is a list of the current commissions and their memberships being led by the SSSC. Commissions are populated with Members of the SSSC along with others to be in service to the common agenda & goals of the mission of our Dharma.  (Legacy NP’s)

Legacy Resource Commission

Charter

A commission will be formed with the intent to review assets across the organization and to find that source of funding. ​

​Membership:

  • Ek Ong Kaar Kaur Michaud – SSSC Representative
  • SS Siri Vishnu Singh Khalsa​ – SSSC Representative

SSSC/KRI Collaboration Commission

Charter

Establish an advisory commission to the SSSC Governance Committee and/or KRI Board to explore possible changes to the relationship between KRI and the SSSC Board. 

Read Charter here

​Membership:

  • SS Ek Ong Kaar Khalsa Michaud
  • SS Guruprem Singh Khalsa
  • SS Gurusangat Singh Khalsa

Information and Communication Commission (I&C)

Charter

The Commission will distribute information and facilitate communication about:

  • The AOB report and its impact on our organizations.
  • Update all orgs on strategic actions across all areas. 
  • Form feedback loops between all parts of the organizations. 
Read Charter here

​Membership:

  • Ek Ong Kaar Kaur Michaud (SSSC Representative)
  • Gurujot Kaur Khalsa (SDI and SSSC Representative)
  • Guru Sangat Singh (SSSC Representative)
  • Sahaj Singh Khalsa (KIIT, CRT and Youth Response team Representative)
  • Viriam Singh Khalsa (SSSC Representative)

Compassionate Reconciliation Commission (CRC)

Charter

The Compassionate Reconciliation Commission will work with all the organizations and individuals to understand the needs and requests for reconciliation and healing. It will then create, and advocate for plans to be implemented. ​

Read Charter here

​Membership:

  • SS Awtar Kaur Khalsa (SSSC Representative)
  • SS Viriam Singh Khalsa (SSSC Representative)
  • SS Guruka Singh Khalsa (SSSC Representative)
  • SS Guruprem Singh Khalsa (SSSC Representative)
  • SS Guru Sangat Singh Khalsa (SSSC Representative)
  • Guruka Kaur (EPS Representative)
  • Guruprakash Kaur (KIIT Representative)
  • Hari Charn Kaur Khalsa (KRI Representative)
  • Pritpal Kaur Khalsa (3HO Representative)
  • Siri Sant Kaur Khalsa (3HO Europe Representative)
  • Gurujot Kaur Khalsa (SDI Representative)

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility Commission (IDEA)

Charter

To establish an advisory Commission to the SSSC to address and further the work regarding diversity, equity and inclusion in our organizations. This focus includes issues of anti-racism, decolonization, and anti-oppression across communities. 

Read Charter here

​Membership:

  • Guruprakash Khalsa (KIIT Representative)
  • Harisimrit Kaur (KIIT Representative)
  • Atma Chanan Kaur (KRI Representative)
  • Sada Bahar Kaur (SDI Representative)
  • Puranjot Kaur (3HO Representative)
  • Amanpreet Singh (SikhNet Representative)​
  • Adi Priya Kaurji (3HO Europe Representative)
  • Siri Sant Kaur (3HO Europe Representative)
  • Guruka Kaur (EPS Representative)
  • Siri Ved Kaur (EPS Representative)
  • Awtar Kaur (SSSC Representative)
  • Steph McCreary, Vedya Amrita Kaur, Sat Akal Kaur (facilitators)

Human Rights Commission

Charter

To identify and focus on global Human Rights issues that are relevant to the 3HO/Sikh Dharma community and advise the SSSC and its affiliates about those issues. Identify other organizations that are working on these same human rights issues and collaborate with them. The Commission will sit under SSSC.

Read Charter here

​Membership:

  • Hari Charn Kaur (KRI)
  • Sham Kaur Khalsa (SSSC)
  • Satwant Singh (SSSSC)
  • Guru Raj Kaur Khalsa (SDI)
  • Sada Bahar Kaur Khalsa (Khalsa Council)
  • Jivan Joti Kaur Khalsa (Sangat Member)
  • Kartar Singh Khalsa (ODC)
  • Simran Jeet Singh (3HO)
  • Siri Sant Kaur (3HO Europe)
  • Ek Ong Kaar Kaur Michaud (SikhNet)
  • Sat Akal Kaur (Facilitator)