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Committee and Meeting Resources

Information about committees; their roles and responsibilities, membership and the role of committee co-chairs.


OKN committee structure and role and responsibility descriptions.


Infographic showing the connections and relationships within the Collective Impact model, includes committee descriptions.

Tools and resources for co-chairs.

Includes collective impact objectives to help committees organize their meetings using the key conditions of collective impact.

Our committees are invited to report back to CIPC on annual basis.  This tool is available to assist the Co-Chairs in planning for this.


Additional information for all committees.

IUnique Terms of Reference  for Alignment and Coordination Committees (Asset-Building Strategy Table, Halton Parenting Strategy Table, Service Coordination).

Unique Terms of Reference template for Planning Committees (Halton Prevention & Intervention, Partners for Children with Differing Abilities, Early Years, School Years, Hubs).

Unique Terms of Reference for Backbone Committees (Communications Advisory, Knowledge Mobilization, Research & Evaluation).

Unique terms of reference of the Collective Impact Planning Committee.

Unique terms of reference of the governing body of OKN, the Senior Executive Group.

These templates should be used when updating or developing committee plan for strategies and initiative.

Guides committees through the CI planning process.

OKN has developed policies for cross-committee continuity and guide the work of the network as a whole.


Statement to guide and support OKN committees in recognizing and removing barriers to full participation in all its activities.


Policy to guide and support OKN committees in developing their own specific plans to engage families/caregivers based on the core set of family engagement principles and continuum.


Policy to assist Our Kids Network members and Community partners across Halton in developing integrated pathways toward embedding youth voice and engagement strategies within youth serving organisations across Halton.


Guidelines to ensure timely and accurate responses to media.

Regular communication and information sharing is key.  This template provides consistency in communicating core accomplishments, challenges and planning of committees.

Use this template to share meeting information quickly and concisely.

Tools and resources to support communication and knowledge mobilization.


Key messages for discussion, creating presentations, and learning about Our Kids Network.


For use when communicating on behalf of OKN.

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