The Lifestart Board established five committees to inform and make recommendations to the Lifestart Board on key areas of Lifestart’s business. These committees make full use of the Board’s expertise and skill base to ensure diversity of opinion. The committees are:
The Audit & Finance Committee
The objectives of the Audit & Finance Committee are to assist the Board in fulfilling its governance responsibilities in regard to financial reporting and audit. These responsibilities include the integrity of financial reporting, compliance with legislative requirements and oversight of the independence of the auditors.
The Service Delivery & Quality Committee
The objectives of the Service Delivery & Quality Committee are to assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibility in regard to service development, delivery and practice, compliance, client satisfaction and duty of care.
The Risk Committee
The objectives of the Risk Committee are to oversee and recommend to the Board Lifestart’s risk management practices, assess compliance with legal and regulatory obligations and the effectiveness of Lifestart’s risk management and internal controls.
The Nominations Committee
The objectives of the Nominations Committee are to review and make recommendation to the Board the appointment of directors and ensure a balanced Board with skills and expertise. This Committee is also responsible for director’s induction, succession planning, assessing Board and director performance and reviewing and assessing Committee membership.
The Community Relations, Marketing and Fundraising Committee
The objectives of the Community Relations, Marketing and Fundraising Committee are to ensure the integrity of the Lifestart brand. The Committee will review the financial viability, risks, ethics and legal aspects of current and proposed marketing and fundraising programs and make recommendation to the Board.