The purpose of the joint Audit and Finance Committee is to assist the Board in fulfilling their oversight responsibilities with respect to financial accountability, reporting, adequacy of internal controls, financial risk and financial integrity of the organization, regulatory compliance related to financial matters, audit process and performance of the external auditors.

Chair: Stuart Lee
Committee Members: Doug Andersen, Theresa Jang, Carla Madra, Curtis Stange


The purpose of the Committee is to assist the Board in carrying out its oversight responsibilities by making recommendations to the Board relative to all aspects of STARS fundraising policies, fundraising strategy, and opportunities that will generate revenue from sources other than fundraising but which are, at all times, linked to the Organization’s charitable purposes and are subordinate to such purposes.

Chair: Michael Broadfoot
Committee Members: Alfred Goodswimmer, Noralee Bradley, Marnie Smith


The purpose of the joint Governance and Nominating Committee is to assist the Boards in carrying out responsibilities by reviewing and monitoring Board governance. The Governance Committee’s responsibilities include making recommendations to the Boards for Board Director and Board Committee membership and monitoring Board performance according to the goals and objectives of the organization.

Chair: Michael Guttormson
Committee Members: Kyle Jeworski, Marnie Smith, Tasha Giroux


The purpose of the joint Human Resources and Compensation Committee is to assist the Boards in carrying out their responsibilities by reviewing the Chief Executive Offer’s goals and objectives, evaluating the Chief Executive Officer’s performance, developing and monitoring a succession plan for the Chief Executive Officer, reviewing recommendations for senior management compensation, monitoring the organization’s human resources policies, and reviewing compensation and human resources issues in support of the achievement of the organization’s strategies.

Chair: Mark Porter
Committee Members: Tasha Giroux, Kyle Jeworski, Michael Broadfoot


The purpose of the joint Safety and Risk Management Committee is to assist the Boards in carrying out their responsibilities by monitoring and regularly re-evaluating risk identification and risk management practices and in reinforcing the STARS culture of “Safety is an attitude”.

Chair: Mike Marsh
Committee Members: Michael Guttormson, Richard Hotchkiss, Theresa Jang