The Board of Governors is the ultimate decision-making body at Champlain Regional College and is comprised of government appointees, elected College employees and representatives from the student and parent body. The Board of Governors delegates to the Director General the accountability for its performance and operation. Specifically, the Board of Governors sets strategic and governance policy, establishes Champlain Regional College’s mission and vision, and monitors the manner in which policies and decisions are implemented.

The Board of Governors’ main duties are:

  • Establishing appropriate governance structures to oversee the operations at Champlain Regional College.
  • Approving the Director General strategic directions and outcomes within the context of the appropriate laws, public policy, and needs of the labour market and community.
  • Approving Champlain Regional College’s annual business plan, budget, and annual report.
  • Hiring the Director General and evaluating the Director General’s performance.
  • Assessing the effectiveness of the Board.

Collectively, the external members bring a wide range of skill and experience in education, finance, public affairs, governance, legal affairs, community relations and management to help Champlain Regional College achieve its strategic objectives.