Friends of HMCS Calgary Committee

Terms of Reference
Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Calgary is a multi-role patrol frigate that has served the Royal Canadian Navy since 1995 and is based in Esquimalt, BC.
The ship is one of 12 Halifax-Class frigates named after major cities across Canada.

The "Friends of HMCS Calgary" Committee's first order of business shall be to establish more robust terms of reference that may include:
- Calgary-based charitable works;
- Events designed to enhance awareness of the HMCS Calgary and the Ship-City Relationship;
- Work with the Royal Canadian Navy to establish an HMCS Calgary-City of Calgary Canadian Leaders at Sea program; and
- The development of Calgary-based employment and wellness/support programs for retiring HMCS Calgary sailors.
1 Representative of the Royal Canadian Navy, nominated by the Royal Canadian Navy
1 HMCS Calgary crew member, or a Canadian Forces member, current or former
1 Public Member, representing a Calgary-based civil society agency or organization, dedicated to the welfare of Canadian Forces members and their family
4 Citizens-at-large
1 Member of Calgary City Council
1 Member of City Administration nominated by the Chief Financial Officer (non-voting)

Public member terms will be two years.
Council may stagger the appointments and appoint 4 members for one-year terms in the first year
Term Expiry Month:
Greater than 50% of voting members (which is five voting members).
Resource Staff:
Administrative Contact:
Reports To:
To Council through the SPC on Community and Protective Services

ChairVice ChairMemberRoleCurrent AppointmentExpiry Year
   Inkee KimRepresentative of the Royal Canadian Navy20202022
   Peter BoylePublic member from a Calgary-based civil organization20202022
   Janeil LentzCitizen-at-Large20202022
   John McDonaldHMCS Calgary crew member or Canadian Forces member20202022
   Idara NjokuCitizen-at-Large20202022
   Robert ParkCitizen-at-Large20202022
   Kimberley Van VlietCitizen-at-Large20202022
  Councillor Gian-Carlo CarraMember of Council20202021
   Graham JonesMember of City Administration20202021

Authority  Description Decision
1. 2020 April 27, PFC2020-0478 Notice of Motion "Friends of the HMCS Calgary Committee" forwarded to the 2020 May 12 Special Meeting of Council.
2. 2020 May 12, PFC2020-0478 City Council direct Administration to establish preliminary terms of reference for a "Friends of HMCS Calgary" committee that shall function as an official BCC of the City of Calgary and shall be advertised for public participation in time for the October 26, 2020 Organizational Meeting of Council.
3. 2020 July 2020, CPS2020-0790 Adoption of the Terms of Reference.