To assist the PMSA Board provide quality education services to achieve the PMSA vision, mission and values, three PMSA Board committees provide specialist advice. Members of these committees are selected based on their expertise and include both PMSA Board members and other specialist adviser members from the community.
See the members on each of the committees below. Each Committee’s Charter can be found on the Constitution, By-laws and Charters page.
FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE
The Finance and Audit Committee is responsible for fulfilling the PMSA’s responsibilities relating to accounting, reporting practices and operating activities as well as financial risk management. This committee ensures the adequacy of the PMSA accounting, administrative and operating controls; works with external auditors and the PMSA Group Office, School Councils, and School Business Managers to facilitate reporting and operational efficiency; and serves as an independent party to review the financial information presented by schools to the PMSA.
The Finance and Audit Committee was renamed in 2022 and the committee’s Charter is currently being revised. Whilst in development the previous Charter can be found on the Constitution, By-laws and Charters page.
NOMINATIONS AND REMUNERATION COMMITTEE
The Nominations and Remuneration Committee is responsible for ensuring suitable governance officers are sourced and recommended for the Board and the Board Committees as well as advising the PMSA Board on matters of corporate governance policies, recruitment processes, and policies and practices in the areas of human resources and industrial relations. This committee also develops the appropriate contract terms and conditions and remuneration arrangements for staff.
The Nominations and Remuneration Committee was renamed in 2022 and the committee’s Charter is also currently being reviewed. The previous Charter can be found on the Constitution, By-laws and Charters page.
RISK, CHILD SAFEGUARDING & ASSURANCE COMMITTEE
The Risk, Child Safeguarding & Assurance Committee is a newly formed committee and was refined in 2022 to incorporate risk management. The primary objectives of this committee are to support the PMSA Board to monitor related risk across the organisation, child protection and promote our genuine commitment to contemporary practice and culture, extending beyond compliance requirements.
The Risk, Child Safeguarding & Assurance Committee was renamed in 2022 and the committee’s Charter is currently under development.