Board of Directors

The NCC board of directors has 15 members, including the chairperson and the chief executive officer (CEO).

Board Members

Dr. Mark Kristmanson

Dr. Mark Kristmanson

Chief Executive Officer

Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin

Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin

Non-voting ex-officio participant

Jim Watson

Jim Watson

Non-voting ex-officio participant

Thirteen members represent the regions across Canada. Five are from the National Capital Region, eight are from other regions across Canada.

As set out in the National Capital Act, they are appointed by the minister responsible for the National Capital Commission, with the approval of the Governor-in-Council. The chairperson and CEO are appointed by the Governor-in-Council.

Roles and responsibilities

The board’s main role is to oversee the corporation, and ensure that it meets its strategic objectives. This includes the following key responsibilities:

  • ensuring that the corporation’s resources are used effectively and efficiently
  • monitoring, evaluating and reporting on performance
  • fostering relationships between the NCC and other levels of government and the public

Board meetings

The NCC board of directors meets at least four times per year. Each meeting consists of an open, public session and an in-camera session. The public is invited to attend the public meetings to observe. In-camera sessions are attended only by board members and members of management to discuss matters that are confidential or that involve protected information.

Upcoming Meeting

Join us for the public meeting of the NCC Board of Directors on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 9:00 am - 11:55 am

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