|IPVF Terms of Reference|
AuthorityThe Canadian Industrial Pipe, Valves & Fittings (IPVF) Council derives its authority from and is directly responsible to the CIPH Board of Directors.
MissionTo promote the responsible growth and prosperity of the Manufacturers, their Sales Agents, the Wholesaler Distributors and their customers in the IPVF industry.
OperationAnnually, the Council shall prepare an Operational Program (program of goals) and a budget for presentation by the Chairman to the Board of Directors for approval. Regular progress reports shall be provided at each Board Meeting. The Council shall meet at least once annually and as many times as are required. There shall be a Chairman and a Vice Chairman. The Vice Chairman will be elected by Members of the Council and will become the Chairman. However, the CIPH Board of Directors has final approval on selection of a Chairman.
At any meeting, a quorum shall consist of fifty (50%) percent of Council Members. No meeting should be held without a quorum. Each meeting must have an agenda and supporting documentation distributed to the Members in advance. There shall be a secretary who will take and promptly distribute the minutes. This position is normally filled by a staff member of CIPH.
The Council, with CIPH Staff, shall prepare an Annual Budget for submission to the Board of Directors for approval. All expenditures over $100 require a CIPH Purchase Order, signed by the President & General Manager or Manager of Operations of CIPH.