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. Michael Wernick (Chair)*, Serge Dupont (Vice–Chair)*, Yaprak Baltacioğlu, Graham Flack, John Forster, Daniel Jean, John Knubley, Louise Levonian, Andrea Lyon, Chantal Maheu, Michael Martin, Matthew Mendelsohn, Marta Morgan, Bill Pentney, Paul Rochon, Ian Shugart
Committee of Senior Officials (COSO) – Functions as the human resources committee for the senior executive cadre of the public service. Michael Wernick (Chair), Serge Dupont (Vice–Chair), Yaprak Baltacioğlu, Daniel Jean, John Knubley, Louise Levonian, Linda Lizotte–MacPherson, Bill Pentney, Paul Rochon, Janine Sherman, Ian Shugart, Anne Marie Smart
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–of–government approaches to external and internal service delivery, and positioning the public service for the future. Michael Wernick (Chair), Serge Dupont (Vice–Chair), Yaprak Baltacioğlu, Bob Hamilton, Don Head, Marie Lemay, Linda Lizotte–MacPherson, Leslie MacLean, Matthew Mendelsohn, Ron Parker, Janine Sherman, Anne Marie Smart, Wilma Vreeswijk
Committee on Governance (CoG) – Considers issues and priorities surrounding the governance of democratic institutions in order to provide strategic advice to the Government. Ian McCowan (Co–Chair), Bill Pentney (Co–Chair), Catherine Blewett, Graham Flack, Marta Morgan, Ian Shugart, Jean–François Tremblay
Economic Trends and Policies (ETP) – Examines trends and develops scenarios with respect to economic issues and future challenges to Canadian competitiveness and long–term 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. Andrea Lyon (Co–Chair), John Knubley (Co–Chair), Bruce Archibald, Peter Boehm, Manon Brassard, Christine Hogan, Nancy Horsman, Philip Jennings, Dylan Jones, Michael Keenan, Simon Kennedy, Pierre Legault, Marie Lemay, Les Linklater, Leslie MacLean, Michael Martin, Bill Matthews, David McGovern, John Ossowski, Timothy Sargent, Wayne Smith, Lori Sterling, Kevin Stringer, 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. Michael Martin (Co–Chair), Christyne Tremblay (Co–Chair), Bruce Archibald, Catherine Blewett, Helena Borges, Paul Glover, Ron Hallman, Diane Jacovella, Dylan Jones, Janet King, Diane Lafleur, Yazmine Laroche, Gavin Liddy, Andrea Lyon, Jody Thomas
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. Marta Morgan (Co–Chair), Bill Pentney (Co–Chair), Meena Ballantyne, Patrick Borbey, Kelly Gillis, Simon Kennedy, Janet King, Gavin Liddy, Les Linklater, Hélène Laurendeau, Siddika Mithani, Walter Natynczyk, John Ossowski, Benoît Robidoux, Wayne Smith, Lori Sterling, Kevin Stringer, Daniel Watson, Gina Wilson
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. John Forster (Co–Chair), Ian Shugart (Co–Chair), Helena Borges, Peter Boehm, Greta Bossenmaier, Michel Coulombe, Chris Forbes, Paul Glover, Christine Hogan, Linda Lizotte–MacPherson, Stephen Lucas, David McGovern, Marta Morgan, Walter Natynczyk, Timothy Sargent, Dr. Gregory Taylor, Christyne Tremblay, Gina Wilson
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. Daniel Jean (Co–Chair), Linda Lizotte–MacPherson (Co–Chair), Greta Bossenmaier, Gérald Cossette, Malcolm Brown, Michel Coulombe, John Forster, Don Head, Philip Jennings, Michael Keenan, John Knubley, David McGovern, Siddika Mithani, Ron Parker, Bob Paulson, Bill Pentney, Paul Rochon, Ian Shugart, Jody Thomas, Gen. Jonathan Vance, Richard Wex
Public Service Management Advisory Committee (PSMAC) – Provides a forum for discussion of the public service management agenda. Yaprak Baltacioğlu (Co–Chair), Anne Marie Smart (Co–Chair), Meena Ballantyne, Catherine Blewett, Manon Brassard, Malcolm Brown, Patrick Borbey, Helena Borges, Greta Bossenmaier, Gérald Cossette, Michel Coulombe, Christine Donoghue, Karen Ellis, Chris Forbes, Carolina Giliberti, Kelly Gillis, Paul Glover, Bob Hamilton, Don Head, Nancy Horsman, Diane Jacovella, Dylan Jones, Janet King, Yazmine Laroche, Hélène Laurendeau, Pierre Legault , Paul LeBlanc, Gavin Liddy, Stephen Lucas, Leslie MacLean, Bill Matthews, Matthew Mendelsohn, Siddika Mithani, Ron Parker, Nada Semaan, Janine Sherman, Wayne Smith, Lori Sterling, Iain Stewart, Christyne Tremblay, John Turner, Wilma Vreeswijk, Daniel Watson, Richard Wex
Public Service Commission Advisory Committee (PSCAC) – Provides a forum for discussion of the staffing and assessment services provided by the Public Service Commission. Christine Donoghue (A/Chair), Patrick Borbey, Chris Forbes, Bill Jones, Michael Keenan, Diane Lafleur, Benoît Robidoux, Nada Semaan, Kevin Stringer, Anne Marie Smart, Iain Stewart, Wilma Vreeswijk
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), Matthew Mendelsohn (Co–Chair), Manon Brassard, Kelly Gillis, Christine Hogan, Philip Jennings, Michael Keenan, Simon Kennedy, Diane Lafleur, Stephen Lucas, Chantal Maheu, Ian McCowan, John Messina, Siddika Mithani, John Ossowski, Benoît Robidoux, Iain Stewart, Richard Wex, Gina Wilson
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. Wilma Vreeswijk (Co–Chair), Anne Marie Smart (Co–Chair), Karen Ellis, Chris Forbes, Carolina Giliberti, John Glowacki, Bob Hamilton, Philip Jennings, Dylan Jones, Janet King, Yazmine Laroche, Leslie MacLean, Matthew Mendelsohn, Janine Sherman, Nada Semaan, John Turner
Deputy Ministers' Breakfast (DMB) Michael Wernick (Chair), Serge Dupont (Vice–Chair), Bruce Archibald, Meena Ballantyne, Yaprak Baltacioğlu, Peter Boehm, Catherine Blewett, Greta Bossenmaier, Manon Brassard, Malcolm Brown, Michel Coulombe, Graham Flack, John Forster, Bob Hamilton, Don Head, Christine Hogan, Nancy Horsman, Daniel Jean, Dylan Jones, Simon Kennedy, Michael Keenan, Janet King, John Knubley, Hélène Laurendeau, Paul LeBlanc, Marie Lemay, Louise Levonian, Les Linklater, Linda Lizotte–MacPherson, Andrea Lyon, Chantal Maheu, Michael Martin, Bill Matthews, Ian McCowan, Matthew Mendelsohn, Siddika Mithani, Marta Morgan , Walter Natynczyk, Ron Parker, Bill Pentney, Paul Rochon, Janine Sherman, Ian Shugart, Anne Marie Smart, Wayne Smith, Lori Sterling, Christyne Tremblay, Jean-François Tremblay, Wilma Vreeswijk

The Clerk and Deputy Clerk are ex-officio members of all committees.