Member Safety Committee


The Member Safety Committee is a President’s Ad Hoc committee to review the current policies of the CAA in relation to member safety, sexual assault, sexual harassment, code of conduct, and qualifications for membership and to draft and propose a new policy on sexual assault, sexual harassment and member conduct as well as updates to other policies and processes as necessary for implementation. The committee bring a policy forward for review by the Board of Directors in January/February of 2020, so that it can be voted on by the membership at the AGM in Edmonton in spring 2020.

Contact: Jennifer Campbell, Chair (2019-2021)

Current Membership

Writing Team: Jennifer Campbell
  Catherine Jalbert
  Courtney Lawrence
  Katherine Patton
Reviewing Team: Kisha Supernant
  Alicia Hawkins
  Rebecca Goodwin

Scope: National, with regional representatives.

Authority: Recommendations and Communications of the Member Safety Committee must be approved by the CAA Board of Directors.

Committee Composition: The Member Safety Committee consists of a Chair (or two Co-Chairs), the writing team (up to 4 members) and the reviewing team (open, minimum of three). Membership is open to all CAA members.

Term: The term of service is two years, beginning and ending at the AGM. The committee will be disbanded when its mandate is complete.

Committee Communications: Meetings or other forms of communication are organized by the Committee Chair.

Reporting: The Member Safety Committee reports in writing, and directly to the CAA Board of Directors. The Chair submits a report on work in progress at each of the two Board meetings annually (spring and fall). A representative from the committee will also make a brief summarizing report to the membership at the AGM during the annual conference.

Review: The Terms of Reference of the Member Safety Committee will be reviewed periodically by the CAA Board of Directors.

Committee Timeline:

General workflow/timeline