Committees

Parks Committee (2017)

The Parks Committee was struck to fulfill the mandate of the motion ratified at the 2010 Annual General Meeting:

“Be it also resolved that the PCBF Board be instructed to negotiate with the City of Kingston regarding upgrades to Grass Creek Park and to report back to Members at the next AGM with a specific plan and associated costs.”

The Parks Committee will represent the Pittsburgh Community Benefit Fund on the City of Kingston’s Parks Working Group

Committee Members
Primary: Jean Cooper, Amanda Milliken

Project Committee (2017)

The PCBF Project Committee is responsible to review and make recommendations to the Board regarding the approval of projects and grants in support of received submissions within the funding envelope provided by unrestricted funds.

Chair of the Project Committee
Amanda Milliken

Project Committee Members
Jean Cooper, Rodger Compton, Rhonda Evans (Doyle), Clyde Smith, Darrell Townsend,

Steve Van Wynsberghe

Scholarship Committee (2017)

The PCBF Scholarship Committee is responsible to review applications, select worthy candidates based on established criteria, and make recommendation to the Board for the granting of scholarships to various graduating secondary school students who were/are residents of the former Pittsburgh Township.

Chair of the Scholarship Committee
Rhonda Evans Doyle

Scholarship Committee Members
Jean Cooper, Rodger Compton, Colleen Emmerson, George Sutherland, Darrell Townsend, 

Steve van Wynsberghe

Combined Investment and Finance Committee (2017)

The PCBF Investment Committee is responsible to review the investments and investment policy statement (IPS) of the fund and make recommendations to the Board with regards to these matters. The Investment Committee is not responsible or mandated to select or make recommendations regarding individual investment securities held in the fund.

The PCBF Finance Committee is responsible to review the financial operations and policies associated with proper management and custody of the funds, both restricted and unrestricted. The Finance Committee is also responsible for reviewing and developing formal Board policy with respect to the selection and terms of professional services, such as legal, auditor, and insurance.Colleen Emmerson, George Sutherland, Rodger Compton, Jean Cooper, Steve van Wynsberghe

Chair of the Combined Investment and Finance Committee
George Sutherland

Committee Members
Jean Cooper, Rodger Compton, Colleen Emmerson, Steve van Wynsberghe 

Nominating Committee (2018)

The Nominating Committee is required by the existing PCBF By-Laws to ensure that there is a minimum number of candidates to fill upcoming vacant Directors positions at the AGM. The Nominating Committee is NOT mandated to rate, prioritize, recommend, or bias the voting or selection of any candidate over another.

Chair of the Nominating Committee
(PCBF Past-President, as mandated by the By-Laws)
Jean Cooper

Members of the Nominating Committee
To be determined