How Is DICO Governed?

Board Committees


You can learn more about the DICO Board of Directors and their committees, including:

  • Audit and Finance Committee
  • Governance and Human Resources Committee
  • Risk Oversight Committee

Audit and Finance Committee

This committee assists the Board by considering and making recommendations on audit and finance matters and other related issues including the review of financial statements and audited financial statements. It oversees the external and internal audit processes, reviews DICO's Annual Report and makes recommendations to the Board for the approval of the DICO's business plan and budget. The committee reviews DICO's investment policy and strategy as well as various risk management strategies related to the committee’s area of responsibility and is also responsible for DICO's information systems’ strategic plan.

  • Carmen Rossiter, Chair
  • John Ferreira
  • Jim Houston
  • Monique Tremblay
  • Helen Young
  • Steve Blakely, ex officio

Governance and Human Resources Committee

The Governance and Human Resources Committee assists the Board by considering and making recommendations on governance and human resources matters. This committee reviews the structure of Board committees, its composition and skills profiles of the Board members and the human resource policies which impact the corporate governance of DICO. It also reviews DICO's succession planning related to senior personnel, its compensation policies and pension plan as well as overseeing DICO's stakeholder relationship and communication strategies.

  • Don Dalicandro, Chair
  • Gail Di Cintio
  • Jim Houston
  • Monique Tremblay
  • Helen Young
  • Steve Blakely, ex officio

Risk Oversight Committee

The Risk Oversight Committee assists the Board by considering and making recommendations on, and by carrying out, functions and duties in relation to deposit insurance and regulatory matters. This committee monitors risk policies and reviews and authorizes the exercise of powers of DICO. It also monitors the deposit insurance reserve fund and model assumptions as well as monitoring legal actions and approving financial assistance requests from credit unions.

  • Gail Di Cintio, Chair
  • Don Dalicandro
  • John Ferreira
  • Carmen Rossiter
  • Steve Blakely, ex officio