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Chair: Dan Paquin
The mandate of the Finance Committee is to regularly evaluate the present financial status of the organization, to plan and consult with the Executive Director and Finance Manager, and report to the Board of Directors.
Chair: Teresa Radford
The Fundraising Committee will initiate and carry out fundraising activities which will support the operations of PCL and the Board's objectives. The Fundraising Committee will report to the Board of Directors at its meetings and at other times as required.
GOVERNANCE AND BOARD PROCESS
Chair: Tim Flannery
The Governance and Board Process Committee Mandate is to work with the Board of Directors and the Standing Committees to ensure Parents for Community Living's Bylaws are consistent with our incorporating documents and to ensure all actions or powers exercised are in compliance with our Letters Patent and any applicable legislation. We will be responsible for soliciting and recruiting candidates for the Board of Directors as per the current PCL Bylaws.
The Governance and Board Process Committee receives and responds to governance issues such as: Risk Assessment, Liability, Auditing, Due Diligence, Board Policies and Procedures, Board Orientation, Development, and Evaluation.
HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE
Chair: Darren Becks
The mandate of the Human Resources Committee is to be a resource and support source for the Manager of Residential Services and the Board of Directors of PCL in matters pertaining to Human Resources issues. Specifically, the committee will:make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding any changes in personnel policies and procedures; review job descriptions for management positions on an "as needed" basis; make recommendations to the Finance committee on Human Relations and technical support needs issues that have a financial impact for PCL; ensure that an adequate compensation package and a cost efficient benefits package is provided for employees of PCL, commensurate with available funding; research Human Resources issues, as required, from time to time; serve as intermediary between the Board of Directors and employees, in the conflict resolution process, where the conflict was not satisfactorily resolved following due process; perform performance appraisals for the executive director; perform Board of Directors' performance appraisal, as required; serve in a recruitment and selection capacity for senior management positions (for executive level position, committee will make a recommendation to the Board of Directors; for Senior level employees, the committee will make the decision).
PARENTS AND MEMBERS COMMITTEE
Chair: Ed Koenig and Teresa Radford
The mandate of the Parents and Members Committee is to act as advocates for individuals of PCL Homes and programs, to serve as a resource group for PCL management, support providers and Board of Directors as well as for other parents and members and to act as guardians of the PCL philosophy, vision and mission. The committee will always act in the best interests of the individuals of PCL Homes and programs and PCL in general.