Committees of the Board

In addition to being governed by the Board of Directors, certain functions of The Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators are guided by Committees, as instituted by the Board.

2018-2019 Standing Committees:

Accreditation

Mandate:

  1. Determine the technical and professional competencies required to become a Member.
  2. Advise the Board of Directors on the experience requirements required to become a Member.
  3. Advise the Board of Directors on other policy matters related to the requirements of becoming a Member.
  4. Recommend to the Board of Directors the admission of new Members.
  5. Consider other matters and initiatives related to admission to membership and accreditation

Members:

  • Alex Lourie, Chair
  • Matt Badger
  • Yoram Beck
  • Corinne Larkin
  • Scott Lawritsen
  • Mitchell Orenstein
  • Charlene Rodenhiser
  • Christine Sawchuk
  • Isabel Natale

Composition:

  • A minimum of three Directors, including the Chair of the Education Committee
  • A minimum of three Members who are not Directors
  • Institute:
    • Director, Education and Accreditation
    • Registrar and Manager, Education

Audit & Finance

Mandate:

  1. Review the annual financial statements of the Institute and make recommendation to the Board of Directors regarding their approval.
  2. Meet with external auditor to review audit and audit findings.
  3. Review as to the performance and the terms of engagement of the Institute’s external auditor and make recommendation to the Board of Directors regarding their re-appointment.
  4. Review the annual budget and make recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Members:

  • Scott Lawritsen, Chair
  • Michael Cockayne
  • Karim Jamal
  • Jason Maltais
  • Doug McPhee
  • Lucas Terpkosh
  • Mary Jane Andrews
  • Bob Boulton
  • Deborah Hanlon

Composition:

  • A minimum of three Directors, including the Treasurer
  • A minimum of one Member who is not a Director
  • Institute:
    • President and CEO
    • Executive Vice President and COO
    • Manager, Administration and Events

Term: 

June to May


Awards & Recognition

Mandate:

  1. Evaluate award nominations in light of the criteria established for each award
  2. Make recommendation to the Board of Directors concerning each award recipient

Members:

Committee membership is not made public.

Composition:

  • One Director who serves as Chair (responsible to ensure compliance with related Institute guidelines and procedures – reports to Board but does not participate in committee decisions concerning selection)
  • A minimum of three Members who are not Directors, appointed by Board Chair
  • Institute: 
    • President and CEO
    • Manager, Business Systems and Compliance

Term: 

June to May

FCBV/LIFE Membership Sub-committee

Mandate:

  1. Evaluate nominations in light of the criteria established.
  2. Make recommendation for award of FCBV or Life Membership honourary designations.

Members:

Committee membership is not made public.

Composition:

  • Sub-committee Chair appointed by Board Chair. 
  • Sub-committee Chair appoints four additional committee members.
  • All sub-committee members must be FCBVs. 
  • Identity, other than the Chair, not known to Board of Directors. 
  • Institute:
    • President and CEO
    • Manager, Business Systems and Compliance

Term: 

June to May

Board of Examiners

Mandate:

  1. To set the MQE and advise the Board of Directors of the candidates who have obtained a passing mark on the MQE.
  2. Maintain the overall quality of the MQE process.
  3. Oversee the MQE development process, in accordance with the MQE Competence Framework.
  4. Oversee the MQE evaluation process.
  5. Review and approve the final results of the MQE.
  6. Report the final results of the MQE to the Board of Directors.
  7. Report annually on the overall MQE process.
  8. Recommend improvements to the MQE development or evaluation processes.
  9. Develop test bank question(s)

Members:

Committee membership is not made public.

Composition:

  • Board of Examiners Chair, who is not a Director, appointed by the Board Chair
  • A minimum of one Director
  • A minimum of six Members, who are not Directors (generally representative of the major practice segments)
  • Institute:
    • Director, Education and Accreditation

Term:

One calendar year, to follow a complete MQE cycle.

Conduct & Discipline

Mandate:

  1. Conduct the disciplinary process.
  2. Report to the Board of Directors on the number and status of complaints/charges.

Members:

Committee membership is not made public.

Composition:

  • Chair, who may be a Director, but is not required to be
  • Four Members who are not Directors
  • Institute: 
    • Executive Vice President and COO
    • Director, Professional Practice

Term: 

June to May

Continuing Professional Development

Mandate:

  1. Advise the Board of Directors on related policy matters.
  2. Oversight of development and delivery of CPD.
  3. Identify and secure potential speakers for webinars and seminars.
  4. Oversight of CPD compliance.
  5. Monitor and support local Workshops.
  6. Approve content for publishing in the Journal of Business Valuation.
  7. Approve the Ian Campbell Research Award.

Members:

  • Charlene Rodenhiser, Chair
  • Heather Bennett
  • Anish Chopra
  • Rick Davies
  • Vincent Gervais
  • Bobby Hinduja
  • Stephen Kertzman
  • Gord McFarlane
  • Doug McPhee
  • Jim Muccilli
  • Federica Nazzani
  • Brian Pettipas
  • Judith Roth (Compliance)
  • Deborah Hanlon (Events)

Composition:

  • A minimum of three Directors
  • A minimum of three Members who are not Directors
  • Institute: 
    • Manager, Business Systems and Compliance
    • Manager, Administration and Events

Term: 

June to May

Education

Mandate:

  1. Determine the core competencies to be covered by the Program of Studies.
  2. Oversight of program of studies.

Members:

  • Derek Sanders, Chair
  • Olivia Aylon
  • Anish Chopra
  • Anne David
  • Neil DeGray
  • Michael Devonshire 
  • Karim Jamal
  • Keith Jensen
  • Steven Kertzman
  • Camilo Lento
  • Mike Yuwza
  • Timothy Zimmerman
  • Christine Sawchuk
  • Isabel Natale

Composition:

  • A minimum of three Directors
  • A minimum of three Members who are not Directors
  • Institute:
    • Director, Education and Accreditation
    • Registrar & Manager, Education

Term: 

June to May

Executive

Mandate:

  1. Provide counsel to the Chair of the Board and the President and CEO on emerging, time-sensitive and significant issues arising between Board meetings.

Members:

  • Paul Gill, Chair
  • Bill Armitage, Vice Chair
  • Sue Loomer, Past Chair
  • Mary Jane Andrews
  • Bob Boulton

Composition:

  • Chair
  • Vice-Chair
  • Past Chair
  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • Institute: 
    • Executive Vice President and COO
    • President and CEO

Term: 

June to May

Liaison

Mandate:

  1. Foster and promote alliances with related organizations to enhance the objectives of the Institute.

Members:

  • Bill Armitage, Chair
  • Cameron McInnis
  • Mary Jane Andrews
  • Bob Boulton
  • Christine Sawchuk
  • Kathy Richards
  • Catalina Miranda

Composition:

  • A minimum of one Director as Chair
  • Institute:
    • President and CEO
    • Executive Vice President and COO
    • Director, Education and Accreditation
    • Director, Strategic Marketing
    • Director, Professional Practice

Term: 

June to May

Marketing and Communications

Mandate:

  1. Oversight of marketing and communications activities in support of the promotion of the profession through approval of the operational plan.

Members:

  • Anish Chopra, Chair
  • Jared Behr
  • Howard Johnson
  • Luc Lafontaine
  • Dennis Leung
  • Paul Levine
  • Derek Sanders
  • Kathy Richards
  • Bob Boulton

Composition:

  • A minimum of three Directors
  • A minimum of three Members who are not Directors
  • Institute
    • Director, Marketing and Communications
    • Executive Vice President and COO

Term: 

June to May

Nomination

Mandate:

  1. Nominate suitable candidates for election to the Board of Directors (other than Regional Directors).
  2. Nominate Officers of the Institute.

Members:

  • Sue Loomer, Chair
  • Bill Armitage
  • Paul Gill
  • Richard Ginsberg
  • Mary Jane Andrews
  • Bob Boulton

Composition:

  • A minimum of five persons, including:
    • Immediate Past Chair as Chair
    • Chair
    • Vice-Chair
    • Immediate Previous Past Chair
    • President and CEO
    • Institute: 
      • Executive Vice President and COO

Term: 

June to May


Professional Practice and Standards

Mandate:

  1. Monitor and propose amendments to:
    1. Code of Ethics,
    2. Practice Standards,
    3. Practice Guidelines.
  2. Monitor emerging issues and identify professional practice matters that require research or policy direction.
  3. Monitor practice standards of other Valuation Professional Organizations and standard setters.

Members:

  • Doug McPhee, Chair
  • Spencer Cotton
  • Trevor Hood
  • Alex Lourie
  • Cameron McInnis
  • Dominic Pharand
  • Bob Boulton
  • Catalina Miranda

Composition:

  • A minimum of three Directors
  • A minimum of two Members who are not Directors
  • Institute:
    • Executive Vice President and COO
    • Director, Professional Practice

Term: 

June to May

 

Strategic Planning

Mandate:

  1. Plan and conduct the Strategic Planning Session.

Members:

  • Bill Armitage, Chair
  • Mary Jane Andrews

Composition:

  • Vice-Chair
  • Institute: President and CEO

Term: 

June to May

Task Forces

Task forces are established at the discretion of a committee or the Board of Directors, when specialized knowledge and experience is required, or when the scope of work is beyond the capacity of the committee

Workshops

Atlantic

  • Jonathan Gallant
  • Craig Maloney
  • Lloyd Compton
  • Leslie Hawco

BC

  • Jared Behr
  • Sarah Lloyd
  • Jennifer Cartwright
  • Sean Duke

Montreal

  • Catherine Tremblay
  • Simon Gaudreault
  • Alana Geller
  • Marika Viens
  • Lara Pereira
  • Marie-Josée Fournier

Quebec

  • Sebastian Roy

Toronto

  • Richard Davies
  • Steven Hacker
  • Trevor Hood
  • Dennis Leung
  • Helen Norris
  • Martin Pont