Committees

The following committees have been formed in order to provide guidance and expertise in various areas of the Plan.


Communications Committee

The Communications Committee meets approximately four to six times a year to discuss member communications and review communication projects and initiatives. The Communications Committee has a significant role in reviewing the Plan’s newsletters, and other significant member communications such as those that pertain to Plan changes.

Members

    • Shannon Dunn, Pension Board Member
    • Laura O’Neill, Pension Board Member
    • Kathy Pang, Communications Manager
    • Margaret Leathley, Pension Administrator
    • Debbie Wilson, Director, Pensions


Audit Committee

The Audit Committee is responsible for working with the Plan’s auditor, Deloitte, to produce the annual financial statements for the Plan. This includes a full review by the Audit Committee and final approval by the SPP Independent Chair. This committee meets during the spring when the Plan’s financial statements are being produced.

Members

    • Barry Gros, Independent Chair
    • Joanna Carson, Pension Board Member
    • Yale Loh, Pension Board Member
    • Debbie Wilson, Director, Pensions


ESG Committee

The Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Committee is a new committee of the SPP Pension Board. Its role and mandate is still being developed. UBC Investment Management Trust (IMANT) is the investment manager for the UBC Staff Pension Plan, and ESG criteria and considerations are an important part of the investment process.

Members

    • Barry Gros, Independent Chair
    • Michal Jaworski, Pension Board Member
    • Christie Stephenson, Pension Board Member