The Canadian Hemophilia Society has national committees composed of key volunteers who develop policies and programs to meet the needs of people with bleeding disorders in Canada.
These committees are:
- Blood Safety and Supply Committee: Responsible for staying abreast of the latest research and scientific developments in blood, blood products and their alternatives, emerging pathogens and transfusion safety measures.
- Care and Treatment Committee: The purpose of the committee is to promote optimal standards- and evidence‐based comprehensive care for all people with inherited bleeding disorders throughout their lifespans.
- Finance and Administration Committee
- Governance Committee: Responsible for insuring that the overall administrative, financial, and personnel functions of the organization are operating effectively.
- Research Peer Review Committee: An independent panel of Canadian medical and health care professionals responsible for evaluating applications and recommending the recipients for the Research and Fellowship Programs.
- Education Committee
- Chapter Relations Committee: Responsible for
Volunteer Development-The committee will develop tools to help chapters recruit, train, supervise and recognize their volunteers. As well, the goal will be to improve governance practices at all levels of the organization.
Membership recruitment/engagement-The committee will develop strategies to increase membership and develop a case for support to help chapters to engage members at the local level. The goal will be not only to understand the importance of the CHS, but also to motivate individuals to fundraise for the CHS and its chapters under an overarching campaign or initiative.
- International Projects Committee: The purpose of this committee is to provide support and guidance to CHS chapters/ regions / hemophilia Clinics engaged or wishing to become involved in twinning projects aimed at enhancing organizational capacity and supporting hemophilia care in developing countries. The committee is also responsible for identifying and funding projects submitted by the CHS chapters/regions/hemophilia clinics.
- National Awards Committee: Responsible for the planning and delivery of a national awards program designed to honour and recognize volunteers, staff and organizations who have contributed towards improving the quality of life of persons with hemophilia or other inherited bleeding disorders.
- James Kreppner Memorial Scholarship and Bursary Program