Oversees management in the performance of its responsibility for the integrity of the Company's accounting and financial reporting and its systems of internal controls, the performance and qualifications of the independent auditor (including the independent auditor's independence), the performance of the Company's internal audit function, and the Company's compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. The committee is responsible for the appointment, compensation, removal, and oversight of the work of the independent auditor.
Corporate Governance and Policy Committee
Provides oversight and guidance to the Board of Directors to ensure that the membership, structure, policies and processes of the Board and its committees facilitate the effective exercise of the Board's role in the governance of the Company. The committee evaluates the qualifications of, and recommends to the full Board, candidates for election as Directors. The committee also reviews and provides guidance to the Board on selected issues of significance to the Company and oversees management in the development and implementation of the Company's charitable contribution policies, pension fund management and policies related to the administration of pension benefits, selected social, environmental and regulatory matters and political contributions, equal opportunity and diversity compliance and initiatives, and safety issues.
Human Resources Committee
Responsible for overseeing management in the development and implementation of human resources practices and policies, including succession planning, to support the Company's strategic objectives, and of competitive management compensation and benefit plans, including senior management plans. The committee also reviews, and recommends to the full Board, the compensation and benefits for non-employee Directors.