Governance Review Committee Meetings

Based on Board policy, the terms of reference of the Governance Review Committee are:

  • To review current governance practice to ensure effective operation of the Board.
  • To confirm how the current governance policy structure is serving the College and explore ways to build on these strengths.
  • To assist the Board in fulfilling its governance oversight responsibilities.
  • To develop strategies to assist new Governors to develop advanced governance knowledge.
  • To develop an effective communication mechanism for the flow of information between Committees and the Board.
  • To review each By-law and each policy at least once every 5 years and more often where: (i) otherwise required by a review schedule prescribed in the policy, (ii) the By-law or policy is affected by new legislation, Directives or rules, or (iii) is otherwise appropriate.
  • To receive and review the President’s annual compliance report.
  • To plan annual Board retreat.

Regular meetings of Governance Review Committee are held by video conference.

Members of the public can request access to the meeting link by contacting Melissa Pringle, corporate and board secretary at or 905.721.2000 ext. 3292.

Scheduled meetings for 2023-2024:

  • September 20, 2023
  • November 15, 2023
  • January 17, 2024
  • March 25, 2024
  • May 22, 2024

Members of the Governance Review Committee for the 2023-2024 year are:

  • Elizabeth Cowie, Chair, Governance Review Committee
  • Nathan Wilson, Vice-Chair, Governance Review Committee
  • Ian Ball
  • Jeff Dornan
  • Kelly Doyle
  • Gail Johnson Morris, Board Chair
  • Don Lovisa, President