Independent Audit Committee

The Independent Audit Committee advises SSHRC’s president on the efficiency and effectiveness of SSHRC’s risk management, as well as its internal control and governance frameworks and processes. To this end, the committee reviews core areas of SSHRC management, control, accountability and reporting in an integrated, risk-focused and systematic way.

Chair

Paul Bates
Assistant Professor of Leadership and Advancement Officer, McMaster Divinity College

Members

Élaine Cousineau Phénix
President, Phénix Capital Inc.

Claire M. Morris
Member, Board of Governors of St. Thomas University, and Senior Advisory Panel to the Auditor General of Canada

Ted Hewitt
SSHRC President

Jack Mintz
Chair of Council and Vice-President, SSHRC
President’s Fellow, School of Public Policy, University of Calgary