(As approved by the Board of Trustees March 2013, amended May 2013 and May 2014)
The External Relations and Development Committee has the primary mandate of overseeing the development of policies, principles and strategic plans by the administration for the approval of the Board of Trustees that support and enhance the University’s brand, reputation and relationships with external constituencies and its goals for development and donor relations.
The Committee, on behalf of the Board, shall monitor and report to the Board on the processes by which these policies, principles and strategic plans are developed and progress against the goals and objectives established through them.
The Committee will utilize a proactive approach to monitor trends, initiatives and developments in the specific risk categories as assigned by the Board of Trustees from time to time and approve strategies and directions to mitigate the likelihood or severity of events or conditions that could contribute to the potential occurrence of the situations described in the respective Risk Definitions for those assigned risk categories.
The Committee will undertake a review of this mandate in 2016 and provide a report to the Governance and Nominating Committee with respect to its adequacy and effectiveness.
The Committee will achieve its mandate through being responsible for the following:
With respect to development and donor relations:
With respect to brand, reputation and relationship management with external constituencies:
The President of the Alumni Association shall be an ex-officio member of the committee.
The Committee will be supported in its work by the Vice-Principal (Advancement), the Chief Communications Officer and the Executive Director, Marketing.
The Committee shall meet at least three times a year at a location and on a schedule as determined by the Committee from time to time.
|D. Woolf||Ex Officio|
|B. Palk||Ex Officio|
|J. Leech||Ex Officio|
|M. Young||Ex Officio|
|G. Jackson||Ex Officio|
Chair: D. Tisch
Vice-Chair: R. McFarlane
Secretary: D. Bennett