Board of Trustees

Employee Benefits

Board of Trustees (Effective from July 1, 2016):


Barske, Barry (3-year term, exp. June 30, 2017)
Hilton, Lorne (3-year term, exp. June 30, 2017)


Wiegand, Murray (3-year term, exp. June 30, 2019)
Werner, Hans (3-year term, exp. June 30, 2018)


Sveinson, Robert (3-year term, exp. June 30, 2018)


Marc Lafond (3-year term, exp. June 30, 2018)

Excluded Employees

Walls, Mary Anne (3-year term, exp. June 30, 2017) (Secretary)


Bill Evans (2-year term, exp. June 30, 2017)
Edward Byard (January 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018)


Emslie, Michael (ongoing appointment) (Treasurer)
Morrison, Colin (ongoing appointment)
Repski, Laurel (ongoing appointment) (Vice Chair)


Hudek, Henry (1-year term, exp. June 30, 2019) (Chair)
Erb, Ray (3-year term, exp. June 30, 2018)
Youngson, Ron (1-year term, exp. June 30, 2017)


Jody Langhan of Fillmore Riley (legal adviser)
Andrew Kulyk of Eckler (actuary)

Announcements & Annual Reports

Please note that starting with the 2013 year, the annual Newsletter is incorporated into the Annual Report.

Defined Benefit Committee (July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017)

Barske, Barry

Hilton, Lorne

Evans, Bill

Emslie, Mike (Chair)

Youngson, Ron

Wiegand, Murray

Morrison, Colin

Defined Contribution Committee (July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017)

Repski, Laurel

Werner, Hans

Youngson, Ron (Chair)

Walls, Mary Anne

Erb, Ray

Sveinson, Robert

Lafond, Marc

Operations Committee (July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017)

Hudek, Henry

Repski, Laurel

Emslie, Mike

Werner, Hans (Chair)

Morrison, Colin

Walls, Mary Anne

Byard, Ed

Rules & Procedures for the Election/Appt. of External Trustees [PDF 2P/8KB]

Next Meeting of the Board

Monday, June 5, 2017 from 2:00 to 3:30 in Room 3C12.

DRAFT Agenda

1. Reports from Committees

  1. Report from DB Committee
  2. Report from DC Committee
  3. Report from Operations Committee

2. Other Business

2017 Meetings of the Board of Trustees:

March 6, 2:00 to 3:30 in Room 3C12
June 5, 2:00 to 3:30 in Room 3C12
September 11, 2:00 to 3:30 in Room 3C12
December 14, 2:00 to 3:30 in Room 3C12


Action Items from Prior Meetings [PDF 13P/209KB]

December 5, 2016 [PDF] (approved)

September 12, 2016 [PDF] (approved)

June 6, 2016 [PDF] (approved)

March 7, 2016 [PDF] (approved)

December 7, 2015 [PDF] (approved)

September 14, 2015 [PDF] (approved)

June 8, 2015 [PDF] (approved)

March 2, 2015 [PDF] (approved)

December 8, 2014 [PDF] (approved)

September 8, 2014 [PDF] (approved)

June 9, 2014 [PDF] (approved)

March 3, 2014 [PDF 3P/51KB] (approved)

December 9, 2013 [PDF 4P/61KB] (approved)

September 9, 2013 [PDF 4P/61KB] (approved)

June 10, 2013 [PDF 7P/374KB] (approved)

March 11, 2013 [PDF 3P/55KB] (approved)

ALS March 1, 2013 [PDF 4P/33KB] (approved)

ALS February 8, 2013 [PDF 2P/22KB] (approved)

Minutes Archive

Documents and Forms


Trustee Code of Conduct - [PDF 10P/50KB]

Conflict Report - [PDF 4P/22KB] (blank)

Duties of a Trustee - [PDF 4P/21KB]

Trustee Consent & Undertaking - [PDF 1P/5K] (blank)

Travel Expense Guidelines [PDF 1P/60KB] 

Please use the University Travel Expense Claim form

Trustee Letterhead - [WORD 1P/25KB]

Pension Plan Documents

December 31, 2015 Actuarial Valuation Report [PDF 37P/2 MB]

December 31, 2014 Actuarial Valuation Report [PDF 37P/1579KB]

Statement of Investment Policy and Procedures [PDF 38P/455KB]

December 31, 2013 Actuarial Valuation Report [PDF 37P/1562KB]

MB Pension Commission 2012 Annual Information Return [PDF 7P/802KB]

December 31, 2012 Actuarial Valuation Report - [PDF 39P/1.6MB]

Trust Agreement (Unofficial Consolidation) - [PDF 49P/3.24MB]

Please note that this document is an unofficial consolidation of the original 2008 Trust Agreement, incorporating two amendments. To view the original 2008 document as well as the two amendments that have been made to the Agreement, please refer to the links below.

Trust Agreement Amendments

Documents Archive

Terms of Reference

Board of Trustees - [PDF 3P/51KB]

Defined Benefit Committee - [PDF 2P/42KB]

Defined Contribution Committee - [PDF 2P/46KB]

Operations Committee - [PDF 2P/45KB]

Board Chair - [PDF 1P/42KB]

Committee Chair - [PDF 1P/39KB]

Secretary - [PDF 1P/42KB]

Treasurer - [PDF 1P/39KB]

Reception to Honour Trustees

On June 8, 2015 following the annual general meeting, the Board held a small reception to thank all Trustees for their work on the Board over the past year, and to honour exiting Trustees.  Jane Barske and Annabelle Mays were warmly thanked by Henry Hudek, the Chair of the Board of Trustees, for their contribution to the governance of the Board and were presented with a token of the Board's appreciation.

Jane Barske

Annabelle Mays

Past honourees:


Kyle MacDonald

Greg Gillis

Edward Byard


Judy Graham

2011 (Brent Stearns, Gary Maksymyk and Bill Balan were unable to attend the reception)

Jim Clark

Karen Zoppa

Valerie Gilroy

Dave Torz

Maurice Mearon

Wendy Josephson

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