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Committee mandates and membership

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The Board of Directors has established committees to assist it in fulfilling its control and monitoring responsibilities. Monitoring and control of different risks are allocated across the committees, which make appropriate recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Governance Committee

Mandate

This Committee is authorized to exercise all of the Board’s powers, except those statutory powers that must be exercised exclusively by the Board and any powers expressly reserved for the Board.

  • Assume responsibility for CRCD’s overall risk management process
  • Ensure that all risks are addressed by the various committees
  • Assist the Board in proposing and reviewing CRCD’s governance structure and principles
  • Manage the annual review of Board and committee effectiveness
  • Interpret and apply the Purchase-by-Agreement policy and make recommendations to the Board in that regard
  • Hold quarterly discussions with the Manager concerning at-risk areas and the corrective measures taken

Members

  • Sylvie Lalande, Committee Chair
  • Chantal Bélanger, Committee Vice-Chair
  • Marlène Deveaux
  • Jacques Jobin
  • Bruno Morin

Audit Committee

Mandate

  • Assist the Board in its oversight and accountability roles with aspects relating to the quality, reliability and integrity of financial reporting and continuous disclosure
  • Ensures the existence and effectiveness of the manager’s internal control over financial reporting
  • Verify that the manager implements and maintains adequate compliance mechanisms relating to legal and statutory requirements that may have a material effect on financial reporting
  • Monitor the work, performance, independence, appointment and recommendation of the independent auditor
  • Control the operational risks the Committee is tasked with monitoring

Members

  • Chantal Bélanger, Committee Chair
  • Jean-Claude Gagnon, Committee Vice-Chair
  • Marlène Deveaux
  • Louis-Régis Tremblay

Financial Asset Management Committee

Mandate

  • Coordinate and match the Company’s financial assets to optimize overall risk/return ratio
  • Monitor CRCD’s financial performance
  • Ensure compliance with laws and regulations relating to the financial assets

Members

  • Bruno Morin, Committee Chair
  • Roger Demers, Committee Vice-Chair
  • Jacques Jobin
  • Jean-Claude Loranger
  • Marcel Ostiguy
  • Vacancy

Portfolio Valuation Committee

Mandate

  • Provide oversight of operational risk related to non-compliance with the portfolio valuation methodology
  • Review all relevant information concerning valuation of the Company’s Investments impacting the Québec economy portfolio on a semi-annual basis to provide reasonable assurance that the valuation process complies with the regulations applicable to CRCD

Members

  • Chantal Bélanger, Committee Chair
  • Sébastien Mailhot*
  • Michel Martineau*
  • Vacancy
  • George Rossi*

* External Board member

Ethics and Professional Conduct Committee

Mandate

  • Report to the Board on all matters regarding the application of CRCD’s Code of Professional Conduct that may be submitted to it by the Board
  • Champion the code to the directors, committee members and employees of the manager
  • Work with the Board to oversee alignment with the CRCD’s mission and values
  • Oversee non-compliance risk related to governance, the independence of directors and committee members, Board committee member profiles and governance structure

Members

  • André Gabias, Committee Chair
  • Ève-Lyne Biron
  • Marcel Ostiguy

Investment committees

Mandate

  • Evaluate and authorize transactions related to investments impacting the Québec economy within the limits of the decision-making process approved by the Board and providing appropriate oversight

Members of the Subordinated Debt Investment Committee

  • Marlène Deveaux, Committee Chair
  • Ève-Lyne Biron, Committee Vice-Chair
  • Marie-Claude Boulanger*
  • Évangéliste Bourdages*
  • Guy Delisle*
  • Michel Duchesne*
  • Michel Rouleau*

External Board member

Members of the Equity Investment Committee

  • Roger Demers, Committee Chair
  • Louis-Régis Tremblay, Committee Vice-Chair
  • Bernard Bolduc*
  • Marie-Claude Gévry*
  • Jean-Claude Loranger
  • Lynn McDonald*

* External Board member

Members of the Innovation Investment Committee

  • Jacques Jobin, Committee Chair
  • Charles Auger, Committee Vice-Chair
  • Muriel McGrath*
  • Thom Skinner*
  • Normand Tremblay*

* External Board member