Benefits Committee

Our Mandate

  • Develop and make recommendations as necessary, to the Board on the operation, administration, interpretation, and application of the RTO/ERO Group Insurance Program.
  • Develop and make recommendations to the Board, as necessary, on the development of policies and procedures to provide for the governance of the RTO/ERO Group Insurance Program.
  • Make recommendations to the Board on the appointment and review of insurance carriers, underwriters, administrators, claim payers, consultants, and other professional help. A formal review of these third party providers shall be done by an external organization, approved by the Board, at least every seven years and make recommendations to the Board.
  • Review and make recommendations to the Board on plan design and premiums.
  • Oversee the Benefit Entitlement Review (BER) process and ensure that unresolved issues and their ongoing status are reported to the Board.
  • Provide, through the Board, a written report at the Annual Meeting and at the Fall Forum of RTO/ERO wherein the financial experience and operation of the various plans of RTO/ERO are disclosed.
  • Make recommendations to the Board on any requirement to establish a separate fund or expend money from the Health Premium Stabilization Fund.
  • Recommend to the Board strategies and resources regarding wellness for members.

 

Committee Members

Name District District Name

Gayle Manley (Chair)
  Board Member
Martha Foster   Board Member
Rich Prophet   Board Member
Claudia Mang   Board Member
Peter Andrusco 35 Dryden
Ian Cryer 33 Chatham-Kent
Trudie Johnson 6 Parry Sound
Randy Kushnier 2 Thunder Bay
Roger Régimbal 27 Ottawa-Carleton
Mary Valtellini 23 North York