General Information


  • The Board of Trustees has the sole and exclusive authority to create committees, commissions, task forces, and/or work groups (all referred to collectively as committees) with the Terms of Reference to be approved by the Board.
  • A Trustee or any five (5) regular CanCham members may propose the creation of the committee. A proposal, including proposed Terms of Reference is to submitted in writing to and be reviewed by the Executive Committee, to recommend to the Board final approval as proposed or as amended by the Executive Committee.
  • With the exception of the Executive Committee, the Chairs of all committees are to be approved by the Board.
  • With the exception of the Executive Committee, committees do not have delegated or final decision-making authority.
  • The conclusion, advise, and/or recommendations of the committees are to be based on consensus as determined by the Chair.
  • The Chair reports the conclusion, advise, and/or recommendations of the committees to the Executive Committee, to the President, or to the Executive Director as may have authority for the specific issue.