Members

  • Sara Camus
  • Brian Harriman
  • Barry Kyle, Chair
  • Mark Fraser
  • Geoff Martin
  • Jane Ralling
  • Colin Smith

Ex-officio

  • Robert Campbell
  • Susan McIsaac
  • Ron Outerbridge
  • Peter Winters

The property and facilities committee is a standing committee of the Board of Regents. The committee shall review and advise the Board of Regents on all issues and topics relating to:

  • real estate
  • leased property
  • buildings
  • grounds
  • physical plant infrastructure
  • related health and safety
  • such other topics as the executive committee may from time to time refer to the committee or which the committee may from time to time deem to fall within the general scope of its mandate and responsibilities
      

Terms of reference

The property and facilities committee shall have the following terms of reference:
 
a) advise and assist the executive committee in developing policies related to the University's real property, leased property, and physical plant (grounds, buildings, and infrastructure,) and in reviewing these policies periodically, to ensure their appropriateness
 
b) review, from time to time as the property committee deems appropriate, the University's real property, its leased property, and its property needs and recommend to the executive committee any actions deemed appropriate in the short or long range interests of the University
 
c) review, from time to time as the property committee deems appropriate, the administrative structures, policies, and practices in place to ensure the ongoing health and safety of the physical plant (grounds, buildings, and infrastructure) and recommend to the executive committee or the President, as appropriate, changes in policy or practices arising from this review
 
d) provide advice to the finance and administration committee, where appropriate, on matters related to collective agreements as they affect the physical plant issues
 
e) review recommendations from the President, and forward appropriate recommendations to the executive committee, related to:

  • the acquisition or disposition of real property, whether by purchase, sale, lease, or other transfer
  • the acquisition or construction of new space, the major renovation of existing space, or the decommissioning or disposition of existing space

f) review each year the plan for deferred maintenance projects for the coming year and subsequent years and make recommendations to the President and the executive committee concerning the University's deferred maintenance needs and the resources which should be dedicated to meeting those needs.
 
Composition

The property and facilities committee shall consist of:

  • the chairperson
  • six members, at least one of whom shall be a student and at least one of whom shall be a faculty member
  • the chairperson of the finance and administration committee (ex-officio)
  • the chair (ex-officio)
  • the chair of the executive committee (ex-officio)
  • the President (ex-officio)