Members of the Human Resources Committee (2018)
Commissioner Karen MacKenzie
Commissioner Erick Ambtman
Commissioner Janet-Sue Hamilton
Commissioner John McDougall
Commissioner Aneela Hussainaly
Councillor Scott McKeen (ex-officio)
Councillor Sarah Hamilton (ex-officio)
Chair Tim O’Brien (ex-officio)
Vice Chair Micki Ruth
Mandate of the Human Resources Committee:
The Committee shall be responsible to the Commission for recommending contracts of employment, governance policy and procedures in areas of, recruitment & retention, performance planning & review, and compensation & benefits for Direct Reports.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Contracts: The Committee will review and recommend to the Commission for approval, contracts with respect to the employment of Direct Reports, the Public Complaints Director and EPS Direct Reports.
- Remuneration/Benefits: On a yearly basis, the Committee will review and determine the remuneration and benefits provided to its Direct Reports following an appropriate evaluation process. The Committee will participate in the review and evaluation of its EPS Direct Reports and Functional Reports and provide advice to the Chief of Police and Executive Director. The Chief of Police and Executive Director are responsible for operational and administrative management of their respective staff and budgets.
- Functional Reports: The Committee will ensure that the Commission has unfettered access to all Functional Reports as needed and that all Functional Reports have direct access to Committees and the Commission as needed.
- Succession Planning: The Committee will make recommendations and ensure that performance and training plans are developed for all Direct Reports on an annual basis; and will ensure that annual performance reviews of Direct Reports are conducted. The plan will include the identification and proper training of staff members to fulfill vacant positions on a temporary basis for the purpose of annual leave, sick leave, etc. The Chief of Police will have a staff member identified and properly trained, or a plan developed to secure a properly qualified external employee capable of fulfilling the role of all Direct Reports and other critical operational roles for a minimum six (6) month period. The Executive Director will have a plan to secure properly qualified external employees capable of fulfilling all Commission staff roles for a minimum six (6) month period.