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Governance and Ethics Committee

Commissioners - Keith Eldridge (Chair), Wade Gifford (Vice-Chair), George Hayes (Secretary), Kerry Dickson, Kathy Mackenzie.

Members - Natascha Joncas (Director General), Margaret Ann Cooke (Secretary General)

Committee Type:

Standing Committee to the Board

Composition:

Five (5) Commissioners and the Director General. The term of office for the Commissioners on the Committee shall be for 2 years.

Committee Chair and Vice-Chair:

The Committee's Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary shall be chosen at the first meeting from among the Commissioner appointed to the Committee.

Quorum:

Quorum consists of three (3) of the five (5) Commissioner members of the Ethics and Governance Committee, along with the Director General.

Meeting Frequency:

At least six times a year on the Wednesday preceeding the Regular Board meetings. Times for these meetings will be determined by the Committee during the first meeting.

Meeting Access:

All Committee meetings are closed to the public. Commissioners may attend by VCN, telephone or in person.

Staff Support:

The Secretary General will coordinate the meetings and documents to the Committee and assist with preparation of meeting agendas.

Mandate:

The Governance and Ethics Committee shall provide recommendations to Council on matters such as:

  • Assisting the Council of Commissioners in the designation of co-opted members;
  • Developing, updating and overseeing the Rules of Internal Management of the Council of Commissioners and Executive Committee as well as updating the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct applicable to Cimmissioners;
  • Hiring and Evaluating the Director General;
  • Reviewing Governance policies.

Minutes

IDDescription
2018-12-05 Governance and Ethics Committee Meeting
2019-01-16 Governance and Ethics Committee Meeting
2019-02-13 Governance and Ethics Committee Meeting