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), Yaprak Baltacioğlu, Anita Biguzs, Richard Fadden, Graham Flack, John Forster, Bob Hamilton, Daniel Jean, John Knubley, Stephen Lucas, Andrea Lyon, Michael Martin, Matthew Mendelsohn, 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), Yaprak Baltacioğlu, Richard Fadden, François Guimont, Daniel Jean, John Knubley, Linda Lizotte-MacPherson, Bill Pentney, Paul Rochon, 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), Yaprak Baltacioğlu, George Da Pont, François Guimont, Don Head, Matthew King, Louise Levonian, Linda Lizotte-MacPherson, Matthew Mendelsohn, Ron Parker, Ian Shugart, Anne Marie Smart, Andrew Treusch, Coleen Volk, Wilma Vreeswijk
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, Anita Biguzs, Peter Boehm, George Da Pont, Karen Ellis, Graham Flack, Bob Hamilton, Christine Hogan, Nancy Horsman, Simon Kennedy, Pierre Legault, Marie Lemay, Louise Levonian, Les Linklater, Leslie MacLean, Michael Martin, Bill Matthews, David McGovern, Daphne Meredith, John Ossowski, Timothy Sargent, Wayne Smith, Lori Sterling, 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), Michael Martin (Co-Chair), Bruce Archibald, Peter Boehm, Paul Glover, François Guimont, Ron Hallman, Janet King, Matthew King, Yazmine Laroche, Hélène Laurendeau, Gavin Liddy, Stephen Lucas, Andrea Lyon, Daphne Meredith, Marta Morgan, 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), Bill Pentney (Co-Chair), Patrick Borbey, Helena Borges, Malcolm Brown, Carolina Giliberti, Kelly Gillis, Bill Jones, Michael Keenan, Simon Kennedy, Janet King, Paul LeBlanc, Gavin Liddy, Les Linklater, Siddika Mithani, Marta Morgan, Gen. (retired) Walter Natynczyk, John Ossowski, Krista Outhwaite, Wayne Smith, Lori Sterling, Colleen Swords, Daniel Watson, Richard Wex, 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), Daniel Jean (Co-Chair), Anita Biguzs, Helena Borges, Greta Bossenmaier, Malcolm Brown, Michel Coulombe, Richard Fadden, Chris Forbes, Paul Glover, Christine Hogan, Pierre Legault, Linda Lizotte-MacPherson, Stephen Lucas, Gen. (retired) Walter Natynczyk, Timothy Sargent, Dr. Gregory Taylor, 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. Richard Fadden (Co-Chair), Anita Biguzs (Co-Chair), Greta Bossenmaier, Gérald Cossette, Michel Coulombe, John Forster, François Guimont, Don Head, Daniel Jean, John Knubley, Linda Lizotte-MacPherson, David McGovern, Krista Outhwaite, Ron Parker, Bob Paulson, Bill Pentney, Paul Rochon, Colleen Swords, Jody Thomas, Jean-François Tremblay, Gen. Jonathan Vance
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), Patrick Borbey, Helena Borges, Greta Bossenmaier, Malcolm Brown, Gérald Cossette, Michel Coulombe, Karen Ellis, Chris Forbes, Carolina Giliberti, Kelly Gillis, Paul Glover, François Guimont, Don Head, Nancy Horsman, Michael Keenan, Janet King, Matthew King, Hélène Laurendeau, Paul LeBlanc, Pierre Legault, Marie Lemay, Louise Levonian, Gavin Liddy, Michael Martin, Bill Matthews, Ian McCowan, Daphne Meredith, Marta Morgan, Krista Outhwaite, Ron Parker, Anne-Marie Robinson, Nada Semaan, Wayne Smith, Lori Sterling, Iain Stewart, Andrew Treusch, John Turner, Coleen Volk, 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. Anne-Marie Robinson (Chair), Patrick Borbey, Chris Forbes, Bill Jones, Michael Keenan, Hélène Laurendeau, Benoît Robidoux, Nada Semaan, 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), Stephen Lucas (Co-Chair), Kelly Gillis, John Glowacki, Christine Hogan, Michael Keenan, Simon Kennedy, Hélène Laurendeau, Ian McCowan, John Messina, Siddika Mithani, Marta Morgan, Benoît Robidoux, Iain Stewart, Jody Thomas, Andrew Treusch, John Turner, 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), Margaret Biggs, George Da Pont, Karen Ellis, Chris Forbes, Carolina Giliberti, John Glowacki, Bob Hamilton, Yazmine Laroche, Louise Levonian, Leslie MacLean, Matthew Mendelsohn, Nada Semaan, John Turner, Coleen Volk
Deputy Ministers' Breakfast (DMB) Michael Wernick (Chair), Bruce Archibald, Yaprak Baltacioğlu, Anita Biguzs, Greta Bossenmaier, Malcolm Brown, Michel Coulombe, George Da Pont, Richard Fadden, Graham Flack, John Forster, François Guimont, Bob Hamilton, Don Head, Christine Hogan, Nancy Horsman, Daniel Jean, Simon Kennedy, Janet King, Matthew King, John Knubley, Paul LeBlanc, Marie Lemay, Les Linklater, Linda Lizotte-MacPherson, Stephen Lucas, Andrea Lyon, Michael Martin, Bill Matthews, Ian McCowan, Daphne Meredith, Matthew Mendelsohn, Gen. (retired) Walter Natynczyk, Krista Outhwaite, Ron Parker, Bill Pentney, Paul Rochon, Ian Shugart, Anne Marie Smart, Wayne Smith, Lori Sterling, Colleen Swords, Jean-François Tremblay, Andrew Treusch, Coleen Volk, Wilma Vreeswijk

The Clerk is an ex-officio member of all committees.