NDG COMMUNITY COUNCIL BOARD MEMBERS
The Council is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board of Directors will consist of a maximum of fourteen (14) Directors.
Thirteen (13) Directors are elected at the Annual General Meeting in accordance with by-laws, and one (1) Director, who must currently be a staff member of the Council, shall be elected by the staff.
The thirteen (13) Directors elected at the Annual General Meeting belong to the following categories:
· Seven (7) Directors are from the category of Individual Resident Members; · Five (5) Directors are from the category of Organisational Members; · One (1) Director is from the category of Business Members.
In addition, Board Committees are formed as needed to develop initiatives for the organization. Read more about NDG Community Council Board of directors in our By-laws
Board Members 2022-2023
Malaka Ackaoui, Président
Bonnie Soutar, Vice-Présidente
Tomir Glowacki , Trésorier
Lisa Bornstein, Secretary
Anne Johnston Williams
The Executive Committee shall be composed of the elected officers. It is responsible for carrying out emergency and unusual business between Board meetings. It reports to the Board on actions taken between Board meetings and carries out other duties as assigned by the Board. The Executive Committee shall hire and ensure regular evaluation of the Executive Director. It shall meet at the call of the President or the Vice-President.
The Finance Committee shall consist of the Treasurer, who chairs the committee and two other members who are appointed by the Board. It is responsible for recommending to the Board annual operational and project budgets, as well as fiscal policies as related to acquiring, disbursing and investing funds. It oversees the annual audit and reports on the year’s financial activities at the Annual General Meeting. It carries out other duties assigned by the Board.
Nominations Committee and Membership Committee
The Nominations and membership committee Committee is composed of the immediate past President, who chairs the committee, and two other members appointed by the Board of Directors and a representative of each of the three categories of members: Individual, Organisational and Business members. It is responsible for ensuring compliance with the composition of the Board of Directors and the nomination process, as provided for in these by-laws. As such, it identifies and interviews potential members for the Board of Directors. It provides a list of candidates for each vacancy on the Board of Directors. It also makes recommendations to the Annual General Meeting. It is responsible for informing the new members of the Board of Directors and will perform such other duties assigned by the Board of Directors. It is also responsible for actively seeking new members of the Council in each of these categories of members and for maintaining the membership registry, and will perform such other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.
Human Resources Committee
The Personnel Committee shall consist of at least one member of the Board who acts as chair of the committee and two other members who are appointed by the Board. It recommends policies on personnel issues to the Board, including recruiting, hiring, evaluation and dismissal, contracts of employment, salary and employee benefits. It may act as a mediator for personnel problems; provide support to the Executive Director in hiring and dismissal activities and carry out other duties assigned by the Board.