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Governance and Audit Council

Mandate

The Governance and Audit Council (GAC) provides evaluation and monitoring of governance structure and processes.

Reporting Structure

The GAC reports to the Board. 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the creation and implementation of a second level review to validate that the processes for accreditation are followed
  • Ensure the creation and implementation of a second level review to validate that the processes for standards development are followed
  • Ensure the creation and implementation of an independent appeals process, and hear appeals
  • Develop recommendations on policies and processes for the Board, and implement as directed
  • Operate as a committee on governance for the Board
  • Ensure the creation and maintenance of a process for financial audits for the organization and councils
  • Ensure the creation and implementation of an annual process for accreditation and national standards development

Composition

  • 2 Board members (different categories)
  • 2 members at large
  • 1 registrar from a participating PPA
  • 1 audit professional
  • Executive Director or designate, ex-officio (not voting)

Council Members

  • Iain McNab
  • Grant Lachmuth
  • Victoria Ritco
  • Kasz Leavitt
  • Jennifer Bertrand
  • David Zimmerman
  • Richard Stamper