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RLI Governance

The RLI Steering Committee is a multi-stakeholder governance body that consists of 13 voting positions. The Steering Committee is responsible for the strategic guidance and direction of the RLI and reports to the RBA Board of Directors, including but not limited to:

  • The general management and direction of the RLI, including its goals and objectives;
  • Development and oversight of the organization’s strategic plan;
  • Approval of the annual operating budget;
  • Establishing membership dues amount;
  • Expulsion of Partner Members (companies not affiliated with the RBA);
  • Expulsion of Partner Associations, with the reserved right to assess, on a case-by-case basis, the admission of Partner Associations;
  • The decision to delegate tasks to committees and/or working groups and the oversight of these activities; and
  • The management, review, and modification of the operating procedures.

The members of the RLI Steering Committee are:

Business Seats:

  • Apple Inc.: Ashley Orbach
  • HP Inc: Annukka Dickens
  • Jabil Inc.: Graeme Elder
  • Nike: Cimarron Nix 
  • NXP Semiconductors: Eric-Paul Schat
  • PVH Corp: Meghna Sarma
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: Rebecca Westover

Stakeholder Seats:

  • Implementing Partner: International Organization for Migration, Philip Hunter, Senior Labour Migration Specialist
  • Non-Governmental Organization: International Justice Mission (IJM), Anna Pienaar, Global Director, Institutional Partnerships
  • Academic Community: Gale Raj-Reichart, Lecturer in Economic Geography, School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London
  • Socially Responsible Investor: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), David Schilling, Senior Program Director - Human Rights & Resources
  • Intergovernmental Organization: to be filled
  • Worker Rights-Based Organization: to be filled

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