SIGBI President’s February 2018 Blog

Empower Today, Enable Tomorrow

Di Hill (left) and Johanna Raffan (right), SIGBI Directors Without Portfolio, have written the February 2018 Blog on behalf of President Susan.

Did you Know?

We are Directors without Portfolio, what a strange title for a member of the Federation Management Board and yet not having a Portfolio is very important.

It means that we are involved with every aspect of the Board’s work and sit on a wide range of committees and working parties including Board and Committee Structures, Venue for the SI Convention in 2023, Growth Plan, General Data Protection Regulations, Commercial Feasibility – in addition to undertaking work in our own right.


The DWPs’ role is to hold the Board to account on behalf of the members and to assist in the development of strategy and policy for the Federation. A vital part of our remit is to act as a conduit between the Board and Federation Councillors, and hence to Regions and Clubs.  Along with all other Directors we are elected to serve SIGBI and to promote the Vision and Mission of Soroptimist International.



Best wishes

Di Hill, Johnna Raffan
Directors Without Portfolio

Read previous SIGBI President Blogs:

This year, various Members of the FMB are writing the monthly blogs to give a more varied feel to the work of the FMB: