The five-person Executive Committee is called upon when necessary to deal with specific business or issues. The board of directors can delegate certain powers and functions to this committee. For example, the Executive Committee may be required to approve the membership of advisory and corporate committees, or to approve certain routine transactions.
The Audit Committee oversees the NCC’s internal audit function, and reviews the Office of the Auditor General of Canada’s special examinations and annual financial audits. It also oversees the reporting of financial information, ensuring that the necessary processes and controls are in place for the NCC to achieve its objectives, while guaranteeing the highest standards of integrity and behaviour. Eight people sit on the committee: six board members, plus the NCC chairperson and the CEO (as ex officio members).
The Governance Committee reviews and, when appropriate, makes recommendations to the board, on matters relating to the following:
A minimum of five board members, plus the NCC chairperson and the CEO (as ex officio members) sit on the Governance Committee.
This committee advises on the following:
The committee consists of experts in real estate development; environmental, urban and regional planning; urban design; architecture; and landscape architecture. The committee has 11 members, plus two board members who act as observers, and two ex officio members (the NCC chairperson and the CEO).
This committee advises on asset management and matters that pertain to the six official residences in Canada’s Capital Region. The committee also provides advice to Public Services and Procurement Canada, the custodian of the Citadel, the governor general’s official residence in Québec City. The committee consists of experts in interior design, architecture, heritage and real estate development. It has seven members, plus one board observer and two ex officio members (the NCC chairperson and the CEO).
The Canadiana Fund solicits donations of heritage art, furniture and funds to enhance the staterooms of the official residences. Pieces are chosen that reflect Canada’s heritage, artistic traditions and historical associations, or that complement the architectural style of a particular residence. Many of the pieces highlighted in the virtual tours of the official residences on this website were generously donated through the Canadiana Fund.
This committee has a mandate to assist the NCC by considering projects undertaken by the NCC which involve a significant universal accessibility component. Its members have expertise and experience in matters related to universal accessibility. It has six members: three from outside the NCC and three NCC employees.