In addition to his teaching and research activities Dr. Chanane has assumed the following charges
President of the Pedagogical Council of the Algerian National Institute of Electricity and Electronics (INELEC) , Boumerdes, Algeria from 1991 to 1994. This Council is the highest authority in the Institute dealing with matters related to pedagogy, curriculum design, faculty advancement, graduate admissions and some other issues. The recommendations of the Council relating to the above matters are needed by both Ministries, Higher Education and Industry.
At KFUPM, he has been a member of the University-wide Faculty Affairs Committee and a member of its Faculty Evaluation subcommittee (for two consecutive terms 1998-1999 and 1999-2000).
Member of several Promotion Committees (to the ranks of Associate and Professor) at KFUPM, Saudi Arabia and abroad.