Deputy Minister Committee Mandates and Memberships

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Committee Members
Coordinating Committee of Deputy Ministers (CCDM),
Provides a forum for discussion of Government policy and priorities and ensures coordination across the deputy minister committees.
Wayne Wouters (Chair), Janice Charette (Vice-Chair), Yaprak Baltacioğlu, Michelle d’Auray, Serge Dupont, Richard Fadden, Graham Flack, Bob Hamilton, Michael Horgan, Daniel Jean, John Knubley, Louis Lévesque, Bill Pentney, Ian Shugart, Michael Wernick
Committee of Senior Officials (COSO),
Functions as the human resources committee for the senior executive cadre of the public service.
Wayne Wouters (Chair), Janice Charette (Vice-Chair), Yaprak Baltacioğlu, Michelle d’Auray, Richard Fadden, Liseanne Forand, François Guimont, Michael Horgan, Daniel Jean, John Knubley, Ian Shugart, Daniel Watson, Michael Wernick
Board of Management and Renewal (BoMR),
Provides a forum to discuss major management reforms and the renewal of the Public Service, with a focus on advancing whole-ofgovernment approaches to external and internal service delivery, and positioning the Public Service for the future.-
Wayne Wouters (Chair), Janice Charette (Vice-Chair), Yaprak Baltacioğlu, Michelle d’Auray, Liseanne Forand, François Guimont, Louise Levonian, Linda Lizotte-MacPherson, Matthew King, Luc Portelance, Ian Shugart, Colleen Swords, Andrew Treusch, Coleen Volk, Daniel Watson, Michael Wernick
Economic Trends and Policies (ETP),
Examines trends and develops scenarios with respect to economic issues and future challenges to Canadian competitiveness and longterm prosperity, including flows in trade and investment, the effects of new technologies on policy, ethical issues and regulatory capacity. Examines the role of government and the impact of policy interventions such as regulatory frameworks, labour market policies and incentives for investment, in sectors such as transport, infrastructure, manufacturing, natural resources, fisheries and agriculture.
Louis Lévesque (Co-Chair), John Knubley (Co-Chair), Bruce Archibald, Peter Boehm, David Bevan, Patrick Borbey, Michelle d’Auray, Karen Ellis, Hélène Gosselin, Bob Hamilton, Karen Jackson, Bill Jones, Simon Kennedy, Paul LeBlanc, Marie Lemay, Louise Levonian, Daphne Meredith, David Moloney, James Ralston, Paul Rochon, Timothy Sargent, Wayne Smith, Jean-François Tremblay
Climate Change, Energy and the Environment (CCEE),
Examines trends and develops scenarios with respect to environmental issues, both domestically and internationally, such as energy production and use, climate change and the stewardship of resources and natural capital, including sector-specific environmental issues and impacts. Examines the impact of policy interventions, such as the prevention and mitigation of, and the adjustment and adaptation to environmental impacts, as well as the effect of developments in environmental sciences and technologies.
Bob Hamilton (Co-Chair), Serge Dupont (Co-Chair), David Bevan, Bruce Archibald, Jean Boivin, Paul Glover, Renée Jolicoeur, Mary Komarynsky, Yazmine Laroche, Pierre Legault, Michael Martin, Marta Morgan, Nada Semaan, Wayne Smith, Andrew Treusch, Coleen Volk
Social Trends, Policies and Institutions (STPI),
Examines trends and develops scenarios with respect to social issues, including inequality and the exclusion of at-risk groups, crime and justice issues and threats to our health and well-being, individually and in our communities. Examines the impact of policy interventions to address these issues and to strengthen communities and belonging, and the role played by institutions and jurisdictions in these efforts.
Ian Shugart (Co-Chair), Michael Wernick (Co-Chair), Peter Boehm, Helena Borges, Mary Chaput, George Da Pont, Michael Keenan, Michael Martin, John Ossowski, Ron Parker, Bill Pentney, Wayne Smith, Colleen Swords, Jean-François Tremblay, Wilma Vreeswijk
Global Trends, Foreign Affairs and Defence Issues (GTFAD),
Examines trends and develops scenarios with respect to international and defence issues, including shifting global power dynamics, failing states and other potential threats to international stability, as well as the objectives and impact of policy interventions such as diplomacy, military efforts, development assistance, state-building and support for human rights, democracy and global institutions.
Richard Fadden (Co-Chair), Daniel Jean (Co-Chair), Anita Biguzs, Serge Dupont, John Forster, Simon Fothergill, Paul Glover, Marc Grégoire, Michael Horgan, Simon Kennedy, Pierre Legault, Louis Levesque, Andrea Lyon, David Moloney, Krista Outhwaite, Luc Portelance, Stephen Rigby, Paul Rochon, Suzanne Vinet
National Security (NS),
Considers security, defence and foreign policy issues and priorities and their linkages in order to provide coherent, integrated advice to the PM, and Cabinet committees as required; provides strategic advice on the PM’s international agenda and on the Government’s major international commitments or engagements; coordinates the Government’s responses to crises that engage the national interest; oversees the development and implementation of key strategies such as the foreign policy plan; monitors progress on the implementation and management of national security and intelligence priorities; commissions and reviews relevant foreign intelligence and threat assessments in support of these issues. This committee will be supported by specialized sub-committees, for example: border security, intelligence programs, activities and legal issues.
Stephen Rigby (Chair), Anita Biguzs, Michel Coulombe, Richard Fadden, Liseanne Forand, John Forster, François Guimont, Don Head, Michael Horgan, Daniel Jean, John Knubley, Thomas Lawson, Louis Lévesque, Bob Paulson, Bill Pentney, Luc Portelance, Paul Rochon
Public Service Management Advisory Committee (PSMAC),
Provides a forum for discussion of the public service management agenda.
Yaprak Baltacioğlu (Co-Chair), Daniel Watson (Co-Chair), Bruce Archibald, Peter Boehm, Patrick Borbey, Helena Borges, Greta Bossenmaier, Malcolm Brown, Michel Coulombe, Gérald Cossette, George Da Pont, Serge Dupont, Karen Ellis, Liseanne Forand, John Forster, Simon Fothergill, Hélène Gosselin, François Guimont, Don Head, Karen Jackson, Renée Jolicoeur, Matthew King, Hélène Laurendeau, Paul LeBlanc, Marie Lemay, Louise Levonian, Linda Lizotte-MacPherson, Andrea Lyon, Michael Martin, Daphne Meredith, Marta Morgan, Krista Outhwaite, Ron Parker, James Ralston, Anne-Marie Robinson, Anne Marie Smart, Wayne Smith, Lori Sterling, Colleen Swords, Andrew Treusch, Suzanne Vinet, Coleen Volk, Wilma Vreeswijk
Public Service Commission Advisory Committee (PSCAC),
Provides a forum for discussion of the staffing and assessment services provided by the Public Service Commission.
Anne-Marie Robinson (Chair), Malcolm Brown, Mary Chaput, Hélène Gosselin, Marc Grégoire, Renée Jolicoeur, Bill Jones, Linda Lizotte-MacPherson, John Ossowski, Ron Parker, Nada Semaan, Lori Sterling, Daniel Watson
Policy Innovation (PI),
Examines trends and new technologies with the potential to strengthen or transform policy development and delivery, and test and assess innovative approaches that will enhance policy outcomes.
Graham Flack (Co-Chair), Bill Pentney (Co-Chair), Jean Boivin, Greta Bossenmaier, Malcolm Brown, Corinne Charette, Karen Jackson, Michael Keenan, Simon Kennedy, Hélène Laurendeau, Marta Morgan, Timothy Sargent, Anne Marie Smart, Andrew Treusch, Grant Westcott
Canada School of Public Service Advisory Committee (CSPSAC),
Provides the Canada School of Public Service with strategic advice and direction, particularly related to its learning and development products and services for the Public Service.
Linda Lizotte-MacPherson (Co-Chair), Daniel Watson (Co-Chair), Margaret Biggs, George Da Pont, Bob Hamilton, Michael Keenan, Matthew King, Yazmine Laroche, Krista Outhwaite, Suzanne Vinet, Coleen Volk
Deputy Ministers' Breakfast (DMB) Wayne Wouters (Chair), Janice Charette (Vice-Chair), Bruce Archibald, Yaprak Baltacioglu, Anita Biguzs, Patrick Borbey, Mary Chaput, Michel Coulombe, George Da Pont, Michelle d’Auray, Serge Dupont, Karen Ellis, Richard Fadden, Graham Flack, Simon Fothergill, Liseanne Forand, John Forster, Hélène Gosselin, François Guimont, Bob Hamilton, Don Head, Michael Horgan, Daniel Jean, Simon Kennedy, Matthew King, John Knubley, Paul LeBlanc, Marie Lemay, Louis Lévesque, Linda Lizotte-MacPherson, Daphne Meredith, Krista Outhwaite, Bill Pentney, Luc Portelance, James Ralston, Stephen Rigby, Paul Rochon, Ian Shugart, Wayne Smith, Jean-François Tremblay, Andrew Treusch, Suzanne Vinet, Coleen Volk, Daniel Watson, Michael Wernick, Colleen Swords