The Council is governed by a Board of Directors made up of a maximum of 13 NDG residents, along with a staff representative. 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.
Andrew Ross - President
Susan Clarke - Vice-president
Hans Heisinger - Treasurer
Teresa Ste-Marie - Secretary
Halah Al-Ubaidi (Executive Director)
Sarah Gosse (staff representative)
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 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.
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.
Members: Andrew Ross (Board), Steve Charters (Staff)