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 Chris Roach, CPC David Aplin Group
Immediate Past President Michel Blaquiere, DRAKKAR
Vice-President Ted Maksimowski, Express Employment Professionals
Treasurer Doug Hamlyn, Adecco Employment Services 
Member at Large
Rita Sposato, Randstad 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 Bruce McAlpine, CPC Fulcrum Search Science Inc.
Chair Bruce McAlpine, CPC Fulcrum Search Science Inc.
Members  

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  
Members Ted Maksimowski, Express Personnel
Randy Upright, Manpower, 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 Mary McIninch, B.A., LL.B
Members Marc-André Robert, Global Ressources Humaines
Stewart Sebben, CPC, Advantage Personnel
Randy Upright, Manpower
Lara Speirs, Randstad
Jeff Nugent, Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS)
Nicolette Mueller, Adecco Employment Services Ltd

Membership

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

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, Manpower Alberta
Members
John Nalli, People Store Staffing Solutions
Stephan Bedard, CPC – Bedard Ressources Inc 
Jeff Nugent, CWS

 

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 Ted Maksimowski, Express Employment Professionals
Chair Ted Maksimowski, Express Employment Professionals 
Members
Angela Chambers, CPC, Mercer Bradley
Sheila Musgrove, TAG Recruiting 
Rita Sposato, Randstad Canada
 
   

Certification & Education

(Staff Member: Member Benefits Manager - Sinead Finnegan)

Mandate: To monitor and review the recognized Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) program including recommendation on course and delivery enhancements and liaison with educational institutions; and provide for independent educational offerings targeted to all sectors of the membership.

Board Liaisons Sinead Finnegan, ACSESS
Chair Sam Rahbar, CPC - Eagle Professional Resource
Members Jill Kantor, David Aplin
Steve Jones, CPC - Business Leadership Corp
Byrne Luft, Kelly Services
Jennifer Miller, CPC – Mercer Bradley

Jeff Nugent, Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS)

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 Byrne Luft, Kelly Services
Chair Byrne Luft, Kelly Services
Members Rita Sposato, Randstad Canada

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
Members Ted Maksimowski, Express Personnel
Angela Chambers, CPC - Mercer Bradley
Rita Sposato, Randstad Canada
Travis O'Rouke, Hays International
Sheila Musgrove, TAG Recruting
Darlene Minatel, ManpowerGroup
 

Chapter Presidents’ Committee Mandate

(Staff Member: Member Services Coordinator – Sinead Finnegan)

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 Angela Chambers, CPC, Mercer Bradley
Chapter Ambassador 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 Ian MacMillan, NACCB
Members Kevin Dee, CPC, Eagle Professional Services
Ted Maksimowski, Express Employment Professionals
Neil Smith, CTS North America

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 Nadia Ciani, Manpower
Nicolette Mueller, Adecco
Stewart Sebben, CPC, Advantage Personnel
Lara Speirs, Randstad

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 Jacqueline Pourreaux, CPC, Hunt Personnel
Christian Larocque, CPC, Umanico
Patrick Poulin, Randstad Canada
 

Federal Government Issues/Procurement

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

Chair Meredith Egan, The AIM Group
Members
Eric Joanisse, CLA Personnel

Alberta Best Practices Sub-Committee

Mandate: To work with government agencies on prevention initiatives and develop industry best practices in the area of health and safety.

Chair Randy Upright, Manpower Alberta
Members Nicky Muir, Kelly Services
Shannon Bowen, BOWEN Workforce Solutions
 

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