Committee Mandates


STANDING COMMITTEES

Executive

Staff Members: (Executive Director - Mary McIninch, B.A., LL.B, Governance - Amanda Curtis, CAE)

Mandate: To serve as the planning and priorities committee of the national board of directors; to monitor financial and management performance; and to represent the board on matters requiring immediate attention.

President Ted Maksimowski, Express Employment 
Immediate Past President Chris Roach, CPC, David Aplin Group
Treasurer & Secretary Geoff Bagg, CPC, TalentWorld
Executive Member at Large Rita Sposato, Randstad Canada
Executive Member at Large
Darlene Minatel, ManpowerGroup Canada
 

Nominating

(Staff Member: Director of Governance - Amanda Curtis, CAE)

Mandate: To identify potential candidates for national executive, board and committee service; and to fulfill specific duties related to the preparation of a slate of candidates for election as directors on the board. The nominating committee may also be called on to assist the board with candidate recommendations for appointments during the year.

Board Liaison TBD
Chair TBD
Members Paul Christie, CPC, Global Teamlink

Ethics

(Staff Member: Director of Governance - Amanda Curtis, CAE)

Mandate: To serve as a forum to hear issues/complaints that are perceived to be in violation of the ACSESS Code of Ethics & Standards; or any applicable human rights, employment laws and regulations; or contrary to generally accepted recruiting and placement practices.

Board Liaison Bruce McAlpine, CPC, Fulcrum Search Science Inc.
Chair Bruce McAlpine, CPC, Fulcrum Search Science Inc. & Michel Blaquiere, DRAKKAR
Members Ted Maksimowski, Express Personnel
Randy Upright, Manpowe Services (Alberta)

OPERATIONAL COMMITTEES

Government Relations

(Staff Member: Director of Government Relations - Mary McIninch, B.A., LL.B)

Mandate: To represent the staffing industry’s viewpoints with public policy decision-makers legislators and the general public.

Chair Stewart Sebben, CPC, Advantage Personnel
Members Marc-André Robert, Global Ressources Humaines
Randy Upright, Manpower Services (Alberta)
Dave Wells, CPC, Advantage Personnel
Nicolette Mueller, Adecco Employment Services Ltd

Membership

(Staff Member: Manager of Membership, Education & Events)

Mandate: To review, monitor and grow our membership by providing our members value and benefits through adherent to our ACSESS Code of Ethics and helping advance industry standards and best practices. We also provide members the added value of affiliate discounts, government relations representation, education sessions, local and national events.

Chair Randy Upright, Manpowe Services (Alberta)
Members
Darlene Minatel, ManpowerGroup Canada
Rhona Long, CPC, Synergie Hunt
Paul Christie, CPC, Global Teamlink

Public Relations & Communications

(Staff Member: Executive Director - Mary McIninch, B.A., LL.B)

Mandate: To review and raise the effectiveness of ACSESS communications and public relations; and to improve communication efforts and advertising campaigns at the chapter level. The PR Committee may form sub groups to address such areas as the web site, Staffing for Canada Week, and Association branding.

Board Liaison Rita Sposato, Randstad Canada
Chair Rita Sposato, Randstad Canada
Members
Rhona Long, CPC, Synergie Hunt
Sheila Musgrove, TAG Recruiting
Ted Maksimowski, Express Personnel
Geoff Bagg, CPC, TalentWorld
   

Certification & Education

(Staff Member: Education, Membership & Communications - Jennifer Traer, CAE, DES)

Mandate: To monitor and review all ACSESS education and certification programs; liaise with other recognized educational providers, and provide for independent educational offerings targeted to all sectors of the membership.

Board Liaisons Jeff Nugent, Contractorpayrolling.com
Chair Jeff Nugent, Contractorpayrolling.com
Members

Jill Kantor, David Aplin
Steve Jones, CPC, Business Leadership Corp.


TASK FORCE

Awards

(Staff Member: Governance - Amanda Curtis, CAE)

Mandate: To annually solicit nominations and submissions for established ACSESS Awards and to provide for a confidential and objective judging process; the Awards Committee will make recommendation on program improvements as periodically required.

Board Liaison TBA
Chair TBA
Members Darlene Minatel, ManpowerGroup
Travis O'Rouke – Hays International
Priya Bhaloo – Tag HR

National Conference

(Staff Member: Executive Director - Mary McIninch, B.A., LL.B, Meeting Planners: Amanda Curtis and Marie Saint-Ivany)

Mandate: To review, plan and deliver an annual program offering sessions of a topical nature designed to meet the needs and expectations of the Association’s diverse membership.

Board Liaison Paul Christie, CPC, Global Teamlink and Angela Chambers, CPC, Mercer Bradley
Members Rita Sposato, Randstad Canada
 

Chapter Presidents’ Committee Mandate

(Staff Member: Member Services Coordinator)

Mandate: To further the ACSESS Mission and delivery of services to all industry sub-sectors by the effective delivery of tangible services to ACSESS members in regions across Canada; and to raise awareness of the benefits of ACSESS membership via internal communication vehicles addressing activity at both the national and chapter levels.

Board Liaison Sheila Musgrove, TAG Recruitment
Chapter Ambassador Sheila Musgrove, TAG Recruitment
Members
Angela Chambers, CPC, Mercer Bradley
 

SUB COMMITTEES

Government Relations Sub-Committees

(Staff Member: Director of Government Relations - Mary McIninch, B.A., LL.B)

Ontario WSIB/Occupational Health & Safety
Mandate:
To monitor WSIB / OH & S policies for the industry, and protect the interests of ACSESS members with respect to workers’ compensation and health and safety issues in general.

Chair

Stewart Sebben, CPC, Advantage Personnel

Members Christine Beaudry, Randstad Canada
Dave Wells, CPC, Advantage Personnel
Jason Berman, Adecco Employment Services

Professional Services

Mandate: To monitor issues of concern to ACSESS members specializing in the supply of professional services, and protect the interests of members operating within this sector.

Chair Michael Leacy, Ian Martin Ltd.
Members Kevin Dee, CPC, Eagle Professional Services
Ted Maksimowski, Express Employment Professionals
Marc-André Robert, CRIA, Global Ressources Humaines

Employment Issues

Mandate: To monitor employer / employee relationships, and protect the interests of ACSESS members in their commercial, legal and regulatory affairs.

Chair Mary McIninch, B.A. LL.B
Members Nicolette Mueller, Adecco
Stewart Sebben, CPC, Advantage Personnel
Marc-André Robert, CRIA, Global Ressources Humaines

Quebec

Mandate: To monitor industry issues unique to the province of Quebec in the area of labour standards and employment legislation, and protect the interests of ACSESS members in their dealings with Quebec’s governmental departments, boards and agencies.

Chair Marc-André Robert, CRIA, Global Ressources Humaines
Members Cora Bucci, CPC, SYNERGIE Hunt Personnel
Michael Gagnon, Manucam Ressources Humaines Inc
Pierre-Marc Auger, L'Agence

Federal Government Issues/Procurement

Mandate: To monitor industry procurement issues and act as the industry advocate to the Federal Government.

Chair Priya Bhaloo, TAG HR
Members

Martin Chenier, Greg Oak Consulting
Eric Joanisse, C.L.A. Personnell

Jurisdictional Issues

Mandate: To protect the interests of our members specializing in the supply of drivers/transport sector.

Chair Mary McIninch, B.A., LL.B
Members Stewart Sebben, CPC, Advantage Personnel
Richard Dufour, CPC, Global Ressources Humaines
Michel Blaquiere, Drakkar and Partners