Government & External Relations Committee
The Government and External Relations Committee (GER) is a Standing Committee of CEWIL that reports to the Board of Directors. The Committee is comprised of a member of the CEWIL Executive or a CEWIL Board Appointee, either the Director at Large Colleges or Director at Large Universities, at least 1 member representing colleges and at least 1 member from each of the main CEWIL regions: ACE BC/Yukon; The Prairies (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba); EWO (Ontario); ACDEC Quebec; and CAFCE Atlantic. Additional members may be selected based on project needs. In order to be a member of the GER, the individual’s institution must be a CEWIL member in good standing and the individual should ideally have an interest in legislation, policy, politics or external relations and possesses political acumen. Each member on the committee has an assigned role and expected to be a contributing member of the group.
The CEWIL President or Board Appointee will serve as Committee Chair.
Members of this committee will fulfill at minimum a two-year mandate. Individuals expressing an interest must submit to the Committee Chair a letter of introduction indicating their interest and qualifications to represent co-operative education and work-integrated learning in Canada along with a current resume or biography.
- Co-Chair: Anne-Marie Fannon, University of Waterloo
- Co-Chair: Kristine Dawson, Conestoga College