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Queen's University
 

Program Committee

(As approved by the University Council Executive Committee February 2014)

  1. Mandate

    To develop and recommend the strategic direction and priorities for the Annual Meeting of the University Council (AGM) to the Executive Committee working in collaboration with the University Secretariat.

  2. Composition

  1. Membership

    1. Four elected members of the University Council who are not also members of the Executive Committee or the Board of Trustees, each of whom will serve for two years, normally non-renewable, but in 2014, two of these members shall be appointed for terms of one year to introduce staggering
    2. Two members of the University Council Executive Committee, each of whom will serve for two years, normally non-renewable, but in 2014, one of these members shall be appointed for a term of one year to introduce staggering
    3. One member of the Board of Trustees who is elected by the University Council and who may or may not also be a member of the Executive Committee, for a term of one year, renewable
  1. Appointment of Members

    The Executive Committee will consider the following when making appointments:

    1. Committee diversity including but not limited to age, gender, geographic location, Queen’s program of study and graduating year;
    2. The desire for a balance of new and returning members.

    Normally after a break of at least one year, interested candidates would be considered for appointment again.

  1. Appointment of the Chair

    The Committee will elect a chair annually, normally from among the returning members.

  1. Responsibilities of the Committee

    1. Seeking input and ideas from the Executive Committee, members of the University Council, and related stakeholders;
    2. Providing strategic-level advice on program content, venue selection, meeting structure, and related pre- and post-meeting activities;
    3. Participating in committee meetings, either in person or remotely;
    4. Recommending the proposed program to the Executive Committee for approval;
    5. Continuing to provide oversight as the approved program is refined and implemented;
    6. Advising on the development of a post-meeting survey of Councillors; and,
    7. Participating in a post-AGM debrief meeting and in the development of the committee’s final report to the Executive Committee.
    1. Responsibilities of the University Secretariat

      The University Secretariat assumes all administrative and logistical responsibilities related to the Program Committee and the AGM. Where appropriate, the University Secretariat may seek the advice of the committee chair regarding the items listed below.
      1. Reporting

        The Executive Committee retains responsibility for approving the AGM program, as per University Council by-law B, section 2, subsection b). The Program Committee will recommend the proposed AGM program to the Executive Committee for approval.

        Following the AGM, the Program Committee will provide a final report to the Executive Committee summarizing their experience and may include recommendations for the next Program Committee to consider. The final report will be circulated to all Councillors after it is received by the Executive Committee.

        Membership Term
        Bates, Sue May-2015
        Black, Heather May-2016
        Forkes, Tyler May-2016
        Lounsbury, Sue May-2015
        Mould, John May-2015
        Pattenden, David May-2015
        Woodhall, Tom May-2016

        Chair: J. Mould
        Secretary:  C. Garneau

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