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Committees

The CVCA is a member-driven organization. The private capital industry does face some tough challenges, but we can determine our future through the commitment of our diverse and experienced membership.

More than 100 CVCA members from across Canada assist the association each year by serving on our board or one of our committees. These volunteers work together to keep our industry thriving and competitive.

Annual Conference Committee - Toronto June 15-16, 2020

The annual conference committee’s role is to ensure that this event continues to grow attendance and sponsorship levels by…

Awards Committee

The awards committee is responsible for managing the processes for selecting winners of all key CVCA award programs including:…

CFO Committee: Regulatory, Reporting And Valuation

A CFO committee has been struck to deal with regulatory and reporting issues affecting member funds. The sub-committee also…

Content Committee

This committee is responsible for developing the CVCA’s distribution channels, and leveraging its content, research and various…

Data Committee

The data committee develops initiatives and policies surrounding data use and opportunities.

Diversity And Inclusion Committee

The CVCA’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee is pursuing a program-level approach to improve diversity and inclusion in the…

Executive Committee

The executive committee’s role is to assist the chair, and help guide the association to ensure the smooth operation of the CVCA…

Finance Committee

The finance committee ensures that sound financial practices are in place, and that there are sufficient liquid assets to meet…

Government Relations Committee

The government relations committee’s role is to oversee the conduct of the CVCA’s relations with all levels of government. The…

International Committee

The international committee’s role is to develop a strategy and action plan that promotes Canadian venture capital and private…

Limited Partner/Institutional Investor Committee

The Limited Partner/​Institutional Investor Committee is responsible for assisting the CVCA in engaging limited partners and…

Membership Committee

The membership committee’s role is to develop and implement strategies for member retention and acquisition.

Model Documents Committee

The CVCA Model Documents Working Group is responsible for developing and maintaining model Canadian venture capital transaction…

Model Private Equity Transaction Documents

The CVCA Private Equity Model Transaction Documents Working Group is responsible for developing and maintaining Canadian private…

Nominating Committee

The nominating committee is tasked with making recommendations on board renewals on an annual basis. The committee’s…

Private Equity Committee

The private equity committee has been assembled to provide expert advisement on issues affecting PE member funds. The…

Tax Taskforce

The role of the tax taskforce is to help ensure that the tax system for private capital is competitive. This involves identifying…

Young Professionals Committee (YPC)

The YPC committee organizes social events that are designed to strengthen networking opportunities amongst younger members of the…