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 melissa.pringle@durhamcollege.ca or 905.721.2000 ext. 3292.

Scheduled meetings for 2022-2023:

Members of the Governance Review Committee for 2021-2023 are:

  • Elizabeth Cowie, Chair, Governance Review Committee
  • Nathan Wilson, Vice-Chair, Governance Review Committee
  • Melissa Bosomworth
  • Gail Johnson Morris
  • Jerry Ouellette
  • Dwight Townsend
  • Gary Rose, Chair of the Board
  • Don Lovisa, President