Committees

Committees

Governance Committee

Eric Dillon, Chair, MBA, CSC, ICD.D
Committee members:
Cheryl Fraser, BSC, MES, ICD.D
David Losier, CPA, CGA, ICD.D
Glen Dyrda, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D
Shelley Williams, CPA, CA, ICD.D

The Governance Committee oversees the bank’s governance framework and practices. Its responsibilities include overseeing Board succession; nomination and election processes; director competency assessment and development; director compensation; director independence; evaluating Board, Committee and director effectiveness; and ensuring the bank maintains best governance practices.

Audit and Conduct Review Committee

Glen Dyrda, Chair, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D
Committee members:
Anne Gillespie, CPA, CA, ICD.D
Carol Poulsen, ICD.D
Eric Dillon, MBA, CSC, ICD.D
Tim Smart, CPA, CA, ICD.D, MBA

The Audit and Conduct Review Committee manages the external audit relationship, supervises the quality and integrity of the bank’s financial reporting and controls, oversees the effectiveness of the internal audit function, and oversees standards of business conduct and ethics for directors, senior management and employees.

Human Resources and Compensation Committee

Shelley Williams, Chair, CPA, CA, ICD.D
Committee members:
Anne Gillespie, CPA, CA, ICD.D
Cary Ransome, MBA, PFP, ICD.D
Cheryl Fraser, BSC, MES, ICD.D
Michael Leonard, ICD.D

The Human Resources and Compensation Committee oversees the design and operation of the bank’s compensation programs to ensure alignment with strategy, risk appetite, and regulatory requirements. This encompasses all matters relating to the proper utilization of human resources within the bank, with a special focus on CEO, executive, and senior management succession, development, performance and compensation.

Risk Committee

Tim Smart, Chair, CPA, CA, ICD.D, MBA
Committee members:
Carol Poulsen, ICD.D
Cary Ransome, MBA, PFP, ICD.D
David Losier, CPA, CGA, ICD.D
Michael Leonard, ICD.D
Teresa Lee, LL.B, TEP, MTI

The Risk Committee assists the Board in overseeing enterprise risk management. This encompasses establishing risk management frameworks and corporate policies, monitoring the bank’s risk profile and exposures, overseeing controls and systems used to identify and mitigate risks, and ensuring adherence to risk appetite and policy.

Committee composition chart

  Risk Audit and conduct review Governance Human resources and compensation
Anne Gillespie,
CPA, CA, ICD.D
  x   x
Carol Poulsen x x    
Cary Ransome,
BSC, MES, ICD.D
x     x
Cheryl Fraser,
BSC, MES, ICD.D
    x  
David Losier,
CPA, CGA, ICD.D
x   x  
Eric Dillon,
MBA, CSC, ICD.D
  x Chair  
Glen Dyrda,
FCPA, FCA, ICD.D
  Chair x  
Lise de Moissac,
B. Mgmt., CPA, CA
       
Michael Leonard,
CD.D
x     x
Shelley Williams,
CPA, CA, ICD.D
    x Chair
Teresa Lee,
LL.B, TEP, MTI
x      
Tim Smart,
CPA, CA, MBA
Chair x