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Board of Directors’ Meeting
June 7, 2023
9:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m. 
CIRA Offices – 979 Bank Street, 4th Floor

Directors attending : Liza Aboud, Colleen Arnold, Gwen Beauchemin, Don Bowman, Anne Butler, Andrew Escobar (Vice-Chair), Matt Gamble, Eric Hill, Jill Kowalchuk (Chair), Alourdes Sully, Samantha Ventresca, Michael Zahra

Advisors: Byron Holland, John Demco, Heather Dryden

Corporate Secretary: Brigitte LeBlanc-Lapointe

Regrets: None.

Guests: Sanita Alias, Albert Chang, Adam Eisner, Marc Fares, Jon Ferguson, Jane Fulford, Charles Noir, Deanna Young

1. Call to Order

1.1 Approval of Agenda   

1.2 Declaration of Conflict of Interest

2. In Camera Session 

3. Chair’s Remarks

3.1 Welcome from the Board Chair      

4. CEO’s Remarks 

4.1 Welcome from the President & CEO       

5. Consent Agenda

5.1 Approval of Minutes  

5.2 Statutory Obligations 

5.3 Q4/FY23 Financial Results

5.4 Q4/FY23 Risk Report

5.5 Management Report

5.6 Community Investment Report    

6. Committee Reports

6.1 Governance Committee Report

    • Guidelines for External Communication
    • Board Effectiveness Survey
    • Guidance to Nomination Committee

6.2 FAIR Committee Report     

6.3 Services Strategy Report

7. Other Business      

7.1 Policy Advocacy Update    

    • Bill C-26 

7.2 Action Item Register

7.2 Board Workplan

8. Next Meeting: June 28, 2023

9. In Camera Session 

10. Conclusion of Meeting