Board policies

Read the policies and processes that guide the work of the College Pension Board of Trustees.


Many policies guide the work of the College Pension Board of Trustees. You'll find links to our policy documents below.

Read the board policies


Appeal Process
This document describes how to appeal a decision if you disagree with how British Columbia Pension Corporation has applied the pension plan rules. It also describes the board's responsibilities for reviewing and resolving appeals.
Posted: December 21, 2016

Code of Conduct Policy
This policy describes the duties and obligations of the board as prescribed by the Joint Trust Agreement, College Pension Plan Rules and legislation. The Code of Conduct Policy outlines trustees' primary fiduciary duties as well as the principles of conflict of interest and confidentiality trustees must follow.
Posted: May 03, 2016

Communication Policy
This policy outlines the board's communication principles and describes how these principles are met through the activities of the board and its agents.
Posted: June 23, 2016

Expense Policy
This policy states each trustee's annual allowance for board-related equipment and expenses.
Posted: February 21, 2011

Governance Policy
This policy summarizes the structures and processes in place to oversee, manage and administer the plan. These provide for the accountability of decision makers and help ensure that decisions are made by the appropriate person or entity.
Posted: June 26, 2017

Third Party Access to Members Policy
This policy outlines the criteria that must be met before a third party is allowed to distribute information to the plan membership.
Posted: July 07, 2011

Travel Expense Reimbursement Policy
This policy describes the rates for reimbursing trustee travel expenses for work related to BC's College Pension Plan.
Posted: December 21, 2016

Trustee Education Policy
This policy summarizes the educational resources and annual educational allowance available to trustees for magazines, books and membership in professional associations, and for attendance at conferences, courses or other events, subject to board approval.
Posted: December 21, 2016

Trustee Recognition Policy
This policy describes the token of recognition provided to each trustee leaving the board who has served at least one three-year term.
Posted: June 26, 2017

Trustee Remuneration Policy
This policy summarizes the eligibility criteria and rates of payment for compensation to trustees.
Posted: July 31, 2018

Trustee Skills, Knowledge and Experience Criteria
This policy lists trustees' major responsibilities and activities, and it outlines the suggested qualifications plan partners are encouraged to consider when making appointments to the board.
Posted: July 07, 2011