The Board of Directors recognizes the valuable role that committees have in the administration and advancement of the Institute. All committees influence the goals, objectives and outcomes of the organization and receive their authority from and are accountable to the Board of Directors.
Each committee’s Terms of Reference sets out its structure, role and reporting functions.
Executive Committee [current roster]
The Executive Committee shall be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the affairs of the Institute in accordance with policies and actions approved by the Board. The Committee shall not make policy decisions.
Audit and Finance Committee [current roster]
The Audit and Finance Committee assists the Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities by reviewing and making recommendations regarding all Institute financial affairs including investments, budgets, audits and systems of internal control.
Nominating Committee [current roster]
The Nominating Committee requests and reviews nominations for Institute members and others to serve on committees.
Communications Committee [current roster]
The Marketing and Communications Committee supports the Strategic Plan objectives of achieving profile for AIC members, focusing on Promotion and Advocacy, including a branding strategy. The goal is to achieve these conditions:
- the Institute and its members having increased presence and influence; and
- the Institute and its members being sought after for input on public policy matters; and
- there is increased brand recognition
Admissions and Accreditation Committee[current roster]
The AAC oversees all matters regarding learning and education for AIC, including entry requirements, designation requirements and CPD. With respect to the preceding, it is LAC’s responsibility to:
- Make decisions on curriculum and administrative matters
- Act as an advisory resource to the Board on matters of fundamental change
- advises the Board on all matters regarding the Applied Experience and Mentoring Programs for AIC Designations (AACI & CRA).
- responsible for
- Establishing, reviewing, improving and promulgating the Institute's Code of Professional Ethics;
- Establishing and documenting the professional qualities, skills and abilities required of designated members of the Institute, which may include creating and utilizing needs analysis instruments;
- Producing a Syllabus which outlines key competencies and provides recommendations on the content of the courses in the AIC Program of Professional Studies and Continuing Professional Development;
- Undertaking research on foreign qualifications in conjunction with UBC, and;
- Undertaking such other duties and responsibilities as may be delegated to it from time to time by the Board.
Professional Practice Committee composed of these subcommittees:
Investigating [current roster]The Investigating Committee considers and investigate complaints regarding the conduct, actions or appraisals prepared by any member of the Institute.
Adjudicating [current roster]
The Adjudicating Committee hears all charges against members referred to it by the Investigating Committee. Exceptions to this occur following requests by the member charged or the Insurance Advisory Committee to suspend or defer such investigation pending the final determination of an insurance claim or outstanding or pending litigation in respect of a member. In these cases the Adjudicating Committee may suspend or defer its proceedings.
Appeal [current roster]
The Appeal Committee hears all appeals by Members or the Investigating Committee against decisions of an Adjudicating Committee relating to charges considered by that committee. Exceptions to this occur following requests by the member charged or the Insurance Advisory Committee to suspend or defer such investigation pending the final determination of an insurance claim or outstanding or pending litigation in respect of the Member. In such cases the Appeal Committee investigates the request and may suspend or defer its proceedings. In addition, the Appeal Committee hears all appeals relating to mandatory Continuing Professional Development and Admissions.
Standards [current roster]
The Standards Committee is responsible for establishing, reviewing, improving and promulgating standards of professional appraisal practice and ethics, and such other duties and responsibilities as may be delegated to it from time to time by the Board. The Standards Committee is also responsible for recommending to the Board proposed amendments to the Institute's Ethics Standard. The Board has the authority to review other material prepared by or on behalf of the members for advice with respect to compliance with The Standards.
Peer Review [current roster]
The Committee is responsible for advising the Board on all matters regarding the development of a programme of independent peer review of a members’ written work product (appraisal, review and consulting) and such other duties and responsibilities as may be delegated to it from time to time by the Board.
Bylaws Regulations and Procedures Committee [current roster]
The Committee is responsible for reviewing material prepared by or on behalf of the various AIC Committees and/or producing material for advice with respect to By-Laws, Regulations and Procedures and such other duties and responsibilities as may be delegated to it from time to time by the Board.
December 8 2012