Committees

Committees assist Livres Canada Books’ Board of Directors by lending their expertise to focus on specific areas of service.

Executive and Finance Committee

The Executive and Finance Committee is responsible for providing guidance and decisions regarding strategic direction and financial matters, including internal controls, independent audit, and financial analysis.

Chair

Frédéric Gauthier

Vice-Chair

Semareh Al-Hillal

Vice-Chair

Simon Payette

Secretary-Treasurer

John Yates

Export Expertise Committee

The Export Expertise Committee helps the Board of Directors fulfill its oversight function by monitoring trends and issues in the export of Canadian books to foreign markets.

Chair

Bianca Drapeau

Members

Carole Boutin

Andrew Wooldridge

Nominating and Governance Committee

The Nominating and Governance Committee recommends nominees for election to the Board of Directors at each annual general meeting or to fill vacancies on the Board and makes recommendations to the Board with respect to corporate governance practices.

Chair

John Yates

Members

Semareh Al-Hillal

Patrick Poirier

Business Plan Committee

The Committee was created to develop a new business plan for 2017-2019 that will effectively meet the needs of Canadian publishers-exporters and the constantly changing book industry.

Chair

Frédéric Gauthier

Members

Philip Cercone

Noah Genner

Frankfurt 2020 Committee

Chair

Antoine Tanguay

Members

Simon Payette

Margie Wolfe

Andrew Wooldridge