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.

2017-2018 Standing Committees:

Accreditation

Mandate:

  1. Advise the Board of Directors on related policy matters (including areas of appropriate technical and professional competencies and experience).
  2. Approve MQE and its development.
  3. Review and approve the final results of the MQE.
  4. Recommend to the Board of Directors the admission of new Members.
  5. Consider other matters related to admission to membership.

Members:

Committee membership is not made public.

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
    • Registrar and Manager, Education

Term: 

The calendar year, to follow a complete MQE cycle.

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 auditor to review audit and audit findings.
  3. Provide an annual review as to the performance and the terms of engagement of the Institute’s external auditor and make recommendation to the Board of Directors:
  4. Monitors the financial plan performance.

Members:

  • Scott Lawritsen, Chair
  • Bill Armitage
  • Michael Cockayne
  • Karim Jamal
  • Jason Maltais
  • 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. Advise the Board of Directors on policy matters related to Awards.
  2. Evaluate award nominations in light of the criteria established for each award.
  3. 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

Conduct & Discipline

Mandate:

  1. Conduct the disciplinary process defined by the By-laws.
  2. Report to the Board of Directors on activities (Report will not include names or details of a complaint).

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

Term: 

June to May

Continuing Professional Development

Mandate:

  1. Advise the Board of Directors on related policy matters.Oversight of development and delivery of continuing professional development content through seminars, webinars and conferences.
  2. Oversight of development and delivery of CPD.
  3. Oversight of CPD compliance.
  4. Monitor and support local Workshops.
  5. Review submissions for suitability of content for publishing in the following publications:
    1. Journal of Business Valuation,
    2. Valuation Law Review,
    3. Casebook.
  6. Approve the Ian Campbell Research Award.

Members:

  • Charlene Rodenhiser, Chair
  • Heather Bennett
  • Vincent Gervais
  • Tony Gogan
  • Jason Jack
  • Stephen Kertzman
  • Peter Klein
  • Prem Lobo
  • Julie Martel
  • Doug McPhee
  • Federica Nazzani
  • Hussein Poonjani
  • Judith Snider
  • David Vert
  • Doug Welsh
  • Christine Sawchuk (Policy)
  • Judith Roth (Compliance)
  • Deborah Hanlon (Events)

Composition:

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

Term: 

June to May

Education

Mandate:

  1. Advise the Board of Directors on related policy matters.
  2. Determine the core competencies to be covered by the Program of Studies.
  3. Oversight of education related matters.

Members:

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

Composition:

  • A minimum of three Directors
  • A minimum of three Members who are not Directors
  • Institute:
    • Director, Education
    • Executive Vice President and COO
    • Registrar & Manager, Education

Term: 

June to May

Executive

Mandate:

  1. Set Board of Director meeting agendas.
  2. Provide counsel to President and CEO as required.

Members:

  • Sue Loomer, Chair
  • Paul Gill, Vice Chair
  • Bill Armitage, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Richard Ginsberg, 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 professional organizations and regulators to enhance the objectives of the Institute and its Members.

Members:

  • Doug McPhee, Chair
  • Mary Jane Andrews
  • Bob Boulton
  • Christine Sawchuk
  • Kathy Richards

Composition:

  • Director as Chair
  • Institute:
    • President and CEO
    • Executive Vice President and COO
    • Director, Education
    • Director, Strategic Marketing

Term: 

June to May

Marketing and Communications

Mandate:

  1. Advise the Board of Directors on related policy matters.
  2. Oversight of marketing and communications activities in support of the promotion of the profession through approval of the operational plan.
  3. Oversight of communications activities with Members and Registered Students.

Members:

  • Julie Martel, Chair
  • Jared Behr
  • Anish Chopra
  • Dennis Leung
  • Paul Levine
  • Derek Sanders
  • Judith Snider
  • Kathy Richards
  • Bob Boulton

Composition:

  • A minimum of three Directors
  • A minimum of three Members who are not Directors
  • Institute
    • Manager, 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:

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

Composition:

  • Not less than 5 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. Review, 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:

  • Bill Armitage, Chair
  • Spencer Cotton
  • Paul Gill
  • Trevor Hood
  • Scott Lawritsen
  • Thomas Lee
  • Alex Lourie
  • Dominic Pharand
  • Catherine Tremblay
  • Bob Boulton
  • Christine Sawchuk

Composition:

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

Term: 

June to May

 

Strategic Planning

Mandate:

  1. To conduct the yearly Strategic Planning Session.
  2. Update the Strategic Plan.

Members:

  • Bill Armitage, Chair
  • Mary Jane Andrews

Composition:

  • The Secretary/Treasurer
  • 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
  • Alana Geller
  • Marika Viens
  • Lara Pereira
  • Marie-Josée Fournier

Quebec

  • Sebastian Roy

Toronto

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