2021 GPC Policy and Motion Development Process
Editing and refining policy, amendment, and directive ideas
G21-B004 Adopt a Collaborative Governance Model for Federal Council
Replace the current Bylaw 2.7 Policy Governance with:
2.7.1 All Units shall strive to uphold the highest standards of transparent, accountable and collaborative governance.
2.7.2 Members shall be consulted at least once every two years regarding participatory democracy and governance within the Party.
2.7.3 Independent assessments, with recommendations, shall be conducted and published at least once every four years regarding participatory democracy and governance.
2.7.4 Federal Council and its committees shall be responsible for:
18.104.22.168 Oversight of operations, plans, budgets and results;
22.214.171.124 Coordinating, with the input of members, staff and the Executive Director, the planning, implementation and reporting on annual and multi-year plans and budgets.
2.7.5 The Executive Director shall:
126.96.36.199 Collaborate with Federal Council regarding the planning, implementation and reporting on annual and multi-year plans and budgets;
188.8.131.52 Coordinate and supervise operations, including the planning and implementation of work plans that leverage both staff and volunteer time and expertise;
184.108.40.206 Report proactively to Federal Council regarding operations, plans, budgets and results.
Clarify the GPC governance expectations by adopting a transparent, accountable, inclusive, open and collaborative governance framework.
Clear oversight of operations by Federal Council; wider participation and input to the Party’s strategy and work plans by Federal Council and Members; embody our values by becoming a truly member-driven, grassroots movement.
Supporting Comments from Submitter:
This collaborative vision of governance has been successfully used by many parties, including Québec Solidaire.
Relation to Existing Policy:
Rescind and replace Bylaw 2.7.
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