Governance committees are fully accountable to provincial council and help to fulfill council responsibilities specified in legislation. The chief purpose of these committees is to assist in developing policy alternatives and implications for council deliberation.
The appointments committee is composed of five provincial council members and is responsible for making recommendations to provincial council about appointments to regulatory committees.
The appointments committee ensures there is a process for receiving and reviewing applications and ensures the review process represents a fair, transparent and objective method to review potential candidates and make recommendations to council.
The finance and audit committee is composed of five provincial council members and is responsible for:
- ensuring CARNA's financial reports fairly represent the financial health of CARNA
- ensuring financial management adheres to generally accepted Canadian accounting principles
- overseeing the financial integrity and internal control systems of CARNA
- assessing business risk practices and ethical behaviour