Summary of expenses for William B. Chambers

Period from January 1st, 2010 to March 31, 2010

The Brand, Communications and Corporate Affairs portfolio is organised into four departments: Corporate Communications in Ottawa, Toronto and Montréal; French Services’ Communications in Montréal; English Services’ Communications in Toronto; and Government Relations in Ottawa. In a typical week, the Vice-President spends time in each city. The Brand, Communications and Corporate Affairs team also includes regional staff located across Canada.

The Vice-President is expected to maintain a wide network of contacts relevant to the interests of the Corporation. Travel to the regions is required to fulfill this requirement, as well as to attend stakeholder and management events, and to meet with employees.

The Vice-President attends Senior Executive Team meetings five times a year in Toronto, Montréal or Ottawa, and attends meetings of the Corporation’s Board of Directors six times a year across the country.

Travel Expenses

Date(s) Purpose(s) Cost(s)
08/01/2010 Montreal: Strategic Committee meeting; Meeting with President and CEO's Chief of Staff; various meetings $339.55
09-13/01/10 Vaudreuil: Senior Executive Team (SET) Alignment Session $1,078.49
18-21/01/10 Montreal: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings; meeting with Vice-President, People and Culture; meeting with Senior Executive Team (SET); meeting with Senior Vice-President, Corporate Priorities and Implementation; Strategic Committee meeting; meeting with Executive Vice-President French Services; met with McGill University MBA students. Ottawa: meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications and directors to review organizational structure of department; meeting with Senior Director, Government Relations; meeting with Director, Human Resources, Corporate Services; meeting with Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Officer; meeting re: Value for signal; meeting re: 75th anniversary $1,254.34
16-17/02/10 Vaudreuil: Senior Executive Team (SET) Alignment Session $793.88
26-28/01/10 Montreal: Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting. Ottawa: Chaired quarterly face-to-face meeting with Corporate Communications staff. Montreal: Conseil des Services français meeting $2,010.61
09-11/02/10 Montreal: Senior Executive Team (SET) 2010-2011 Business Plan meeting; meeting with General Manager, Technical Production, Radio-Canada re: Haiti assistance $634.35
24-25/02/10 Ottawa: Objectives review with Senior Director, Corporate Communications and Senior Director, Government Relations; attended corporate social responsibility public value workshop; various meetings $970.97
03-04/03/10 Ottawa: Year-end evaluation with Senior Director, Corporate Communications; year-end review with Senior Director, Government Relations, various meetings re: federal budget; meeting re: value for signal $870.28
10/03/2010 Montreal: Meeting with Executive Director, French Services Communications; meeting with Vice-President, People and Culture re: vp roadshow; meeting with new media staff re: social media responsibility; introductory meeting with new Executive Director, Industrial Relations; various meetings $766.97
16-17/03/10 Ottawa: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings; meeting with Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, meeting with Vice-President, People and Culture; meeting with Vice-President, Real Estate, Legal Services and General Counsel re: communications needs; meeting with Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Officer and Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs re: value for signal. Montreal: attended two public commitments focus groups $1,320.84
22-25/03/10 Ottawa: meeting re: CRTC value for signal decision; attend CRTC lockup; debrief on CRTC decisions; interviews re: CRTC decision. Montreal: Briefing with President and CEO; attend French and English Services managers update call with President and CEO; attend union leaders update call with President and CEO. Ottawa: meeting with Denis Pellerin re: 75th anniversary; meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications; Strategic Committee meeting; meeting with government social policy advisor $1,501.82
29-31/03/10 Ottawa: Meeting with President and CEO; meetings with Senior Director, Corporate Communications; Strategic Committee meeting in Montreal; co-chaired quarterly Brand, Communications and Corporate Affairs staff briefing; meeting with Director, Strategic Communications; various meetings $1,279.27
Total $12,821.37

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
15/03/2010 Toronto: Breakfast meeting with representative from CBC promotion agency $43.00
17/03/2010 Ottawa: Lunch meeting with Public Opinion research professional $68.08
Total $111.08
GRAND TOTAL $12,932.45

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