Source Protection Committee Member Replacement & Re-appointment
As per the Niagara Peninsula Source Protection Plan, the terms of several committee members will expire, existing members may be re-appointed for a further term. The committee position for Industrial Sector representative is currently vacant.
SPC members are appointed (or re-appointed) for a 3-year term. The roles and responsibilities of SPC members during this implementation phase of the Source Protection Plan are shown on the Source Protection Committee Roles & Responsibilities web page.
Every member of the Source Protection Committee is required to read, acknowledge and sign a “Code of Conduct (COC) and Conflict of Interest (COI) Policy for Members of the Source Protection Committee” (shown below).
The following is expected of each committee member:
- We ask that each member make a three-year commitment to participate on the committee;
- Each member should regularly attend committee meetings (about two meetings per year during this implementation phase of the program);
- New members will need to attend a training and orientation session on source protection;
- Niagara Peninsula SPC members must reside, own property, rent property, be employed in, operate a business in, or be employed by a municipality that is located within the boundaries of the Niagara Peninsula Source Protection Area;
- SPC members cannot be a current Conservation Authority Board or staff member;
- Each SPC member must respect confidential information and abide by the process in place to safeguard confidential information;
- Each SPC member must comply with the committee’s code of conduct;
- Each SPC member should act as a liaison by bringing forward common concerns from knowledge and experience of their respective sector to the committee;
- All SPC members are expected to work together with representatives from other sectors;
- Each SPC member should provide input and make decisions at the committee table;
- Each SPC member should be able to understand source protection science concepts and public technical reports;
- SPC member will be expected to read reports and other documents in preparation for the SPC meetings.