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COMMITTEE MANDATES

Public Relations/Communications Committee

  The role of the Public Relations/Communications Committee is:
  • To review all written documents and packages created by The Children’s Bridge and make recommendations.
  • To update and create advertisements to promote The Children’s Bridge.
  • To make recommendations on how to promote The Children’s Bridge activities and events using different forms of media.
  • To communicate a consistent message to all stakeholders, clients, prospective clients, government, and media in order to leverage pre and post adoption support services.
  • To report on the above matters to the Board of Directors regularly.
Revised: 2013/06/04


Finance Committee

  The role of the Finance Committee is:
  • To review the budget for the agency and to oversee the adherence to the budget.
  • To review the activity in the Trust Accounts and ensure that the guideline for investment and expenditure of Trust Fund monies have been followed.
  • To define long term obligations and establish a Contingency Fund amount and an investment strategy based on these obligations.
  • To consider requests from the Board of Directors, the Operation Manager or the Executive Director to examine matters of a financial nature related to the agency.
  • To report on the above matters to the Board of Directors regularly.
Revised: 2013/06/04


Governance Committee

  The role of the Governance Committee is:
  • To make recommendations to the Board of Directors on Policies and Procedures.
  • To determine and make recommendations to the Board of Directors on terms and conditions of employment for The Children’s Bridge staff.
  • To review the Governance model and The Children’s Bridge By-law.
  • To oversee the Annual General Meeting and The Children’s Bridge By-laws.
  • To advise and guide the Executive Director on all staff matters relating to staff reviews, hiring/firing, and grievances.
Revised: 2013/02/16


Program Committee

  The role of the Program Committee is:
  • To provide updates, information, support and recommendations for adoption programs and pre and post adoption services for The Children’s Bridge, in conjunction with staff, to the Board of Directors.
  • To receive updates from the Executive Director, with input from Program Managers, on a monthly basis.
  • To liaise with MCYS and/or other provincial governments and central authorities as required in order to provide input regarding key issues and policies, programs and decisions.
Revised: 2013/08/11