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APCO Canada committees examine key industry topics like mental health, professional development, training, and recognition of achievements. Whatever your interest, there's a committee that welcomes your input.
Committee members help to form policy, develop standards, and promote change in the field of public safety communications within Canada. Our committees are formed under the authority set out the APCO Canada Bylaws.
The Committee Group Leaders are Board appointed. These group leaders put together their committees from the committee applications received and ensure all resources are made available to members of the group.
All APCO members are encouraged to join a committee, and can apply online through the member portal or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications for committee involvement are are accepted on an ongoing basis. Select the committee you are interested in by clicking the "Request Invite" link in the “Available Groups” area of your SocailLink pages.
You may view your committees, other committee participants, meeting minutes and other important documents in the Members Only web pages.
Please see the documents at the bottom of the page for more details and the terms of reference for each committee.
Current APCO Canada Committees
Recognition & Awards Committee
The APCO Canada Board of Directors is responsible for elevating, promoting and developing the profession of public safety communications.
The role of the Recognition and Awards Committee is to guide and direct the development and implementation of the APCO Canada Awards of Excellence program.
The Recognition and Awards Committee will:
The committee will develop a plan to identify strategies for membership growth by:
Mental Health Committee
The role of the Mental Health Committee is to:
Training & Professional Development Committee
The committee will research relevant topics and training content for all national and regional APCO Canada events.
The committee will create a proposal for training and best practices and be responsible for the future maintenance and development of standards.