Public Sector Employers' Council
Crown Agency Boards and Administrative Tribunals – Appointee Remuneration
Government makes appointments to many Crown corporations, agencies, boards, commissions and administrative tribunals that help deliver public services and Government’s priorities. Compensation is often provided to these appointees either directly by government or by its relevant entities.
There are two appointee remuneration Treasury Board Directives that provide guidelines to ensure a consistent and transparent approach to how much is paid to appointees across the public sector. Balancing affordability with the ability to remain competitive by attracting and retaining qualified professionals on these boards is part of good governance practices.
Appointee Remuneration Committee (ARC)
The Appointee Remuneration Committee (ARC) administers the two appointee remuneration Treasury Board Directives.
ARC is responsible for the classification of Crown Agency boards and administrative tribunals into the remuneration levels established by Treasury Board. ARC may also approve temporary exceptions to the maximum levels within a limited scope, and undertakes a review of the appointee remuneration Treasury Board Directives on a triennial basis. Membership to ARC is determined by the Chair of Treasury Board. Current membership includes a representative from the Public Sector Employers’ Council Secretariat (PSEC), BC Public Service Agency, Board Resourcing and Development Office, Crown Agencies Resource Office, Treasury Board Staff and the Ministry of Attorney General. PSEC supplies the chair and support to ARC.
Additional Information and Resources
References to appointee benefits and terms of employment noted in the 'remuneration guidelines' listed above is to the B.C. Public Service Agency’s Human Resources Policies and the Terms and Conditions of Employment for Excluded Employees/Appointees.
The Board Resourcing and Development Office (BRDO) is responsible for: establishing guidelines for all provincial appointments to agencies; ensuring that all provincial appointments are made on the basis of merit following an open, transparent and consistent appointment process; and, ensuring that appointees receive appropriate orientation and ongoing professional development with respect to agency governance issues.
The Crown Agencies Resource Office (CARO) oversees and facilitates the implementation of the governance framework for British Columbia's Crown corporations – with lead responsibility for government's 'Shareholder Expectations Manual' and the 'Crown Agency Accountability System'. CARO provides advice, information and support necessary to promote good governance, continuous improvement and accountability for Crown corporations.
For more information Contact PSEC.