Governing Documents

Governing Documents2019-08-21T14:41:54-04:00

Bylaws and Policies

CPF National Bylaws (updated in 2016)

National Policies (Under Review in 2018-2019)

The Canadian Parents for French inclusive policy development process to enhance the effective and inclusive governance of the Network. As a result, a formal consultation process, providing ample time for communication and Network input, prior to change and implementation, was established. Scheduled policy reviews and updates are completed by the National Board Bylaws and Policies Committee and brought forward to the National Board of Directors for review and approval in principle. The policies are then posted and circulated for a 60-day Network review process. Input received is incorporated and brought forward to the National Board at their next scheduled meeting for final approval.

On August 15th 2019 this 3rd batch of policies has been posted for the CPF Network Branch Leaders review.

Currently under Review – BSR & PSL POLICIES – Table of Contents

SECTION C – BOARD-STAFF RELATIONSHIP

BSR 01 Delegation of Authority

BSR 02 Monitoring Performance of the Executive Director

BSR 03 Maintaining Business Continuity (operational emergencies, etc.)

BSR 04 Crisis Response (reputational risk, mandate-related emergencies)

BSR 05 Signing Authority, Fiscal Management and Financial Business

BSR 06 Risk Management (liability, asset protection)

BSR 07 Ethical Employment and Volunteer Practices

BSR 08 Succession Planning

BSR 09 Positive Working Environment

SECTION E – PROGRAMS, SERVICES LIMITATIONS

PSL 06 Funding Diversification (sponsorships, advertising, product sales)

PSL 07 Volunteer Screening

PSL 08 Child Safety

PSL 09 Intellectual Property

PSL 10 Partnerships, Joint Initiatives

SECTION E PSL 06-10 POLICIES

SECTION C BSR Policies 01-09

GOV 01 to 16 Policies for Review

2nd Letter from Bylaw Committee Chair

Feedback, one response per Branch is requested, to be submitted to the CPF National office by July 2nd,  2019, attention: nthibault@cpf.ca.


Network Strategic Plan 2015-2020

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National Committees of the Board

To learn more, visit the National Committees of the Board page


National Board of Directors Orientation Guide

CPF Network Board Orientation Manual_Oct2018Final
CPF Network List of Acronyms_Nov2018
CPF Network FSL Glossary_Nov2018


Executive Directors Manual and Orientation Guide

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National Office Employee Handbook

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National Board Meeting Minutes

October 2018
August 2018
May 2018
January 2018
November 2017
 October 2017
September 2017

August 2017
May 2017
February 2017
November 2016
August 2016
May 5-7, 2016
February 4-7 2016
Jan 11, 2016

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