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Governance and Ethics Committee
 

Mandate

 
Composition: The Governance and Ethics Committee shall be comprised of the same members who are elected to the Executive Committee.

Meetings: The Committee shall meet a minimum of three (3) times during the school year.

 

General Mandate (Article 193.1EA)

The Governance and Ethics Committee shall, among other things, assist the commissioners, if necessary, in selecting persons whose competence and qualifications are considered to be useful for the administration of the school board for the purposes of co-optation under paragraph 3 of section 143, and in developing and updating the code of ethics and professional conduct provided for in section 175.1.

The following elements are also included in the mandate:

In terms of the Composition of the Council of Commissioners: (Article 143 EA)
  
  • To assist commissioners in selecting persons (co-opted commissioners) whose competence and qualifications are considered to be useful for the administration of the school board.
  • To draft the profile of a co-opted commissioner.

In terms of the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct for Commissioners: (Article 175.1 EA)
  
To make recommendations to Council on the following:                                
  • Development of the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Changes, corrections or clarifications to be made to the Code of Ethics
  • Appointment of the person responsible for applying the Code of Ethics
  • Remuneration to be paid to the person responsible for applying the Code of Ethics
  • Report on matters related to the Code of Ethics as required by the Education Act or as mandated by Council.
  • Promote the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and its principles at Council level.

In terms of Professional Development: (Article 177.3 EA)
  
To make recommendations to Council on the following:                                
  • Topics of interest to council members
  • Schedule of professional development activities
  • Contents of toolkit for new commissioners
  • Other….

As well as any other topics that Council may mandate it to review.
In terms of the Complaint Examination Procedure: (Article 220.2 EA)
  
To make recommendations to Council on the following:                               
  • The development and periodic review of the Complaints By-Law.
  • The appointment of the Student Ombudsman.
  • The remuneration to be paid to the Student Ombudsman.

 

Members 

 

Lesley LIewelyn Cuffling (Chair)
Dawn Smith
Charles Horrell

Patrick Michaud
Christopher Craig

 

Contact Us 

 

Lesley Llewelyn Cuffling

Chair- Governance and Ethics Committee

E-mail: lllewelyn@rsb.qc.ca

 

 

John McLaren

Secretary General
Tel.:  450 672-4010 ext. 5350
Fax: 450 465-8809

Email: JMcLaren@rsb.qc.ca

 




  

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