Governance of the CNVC Project

The CNVC is being developed cooperatively by ecologists representing a broad partnership of governmental and non-governmental agencies. Strategic administrative and technical decisions are made by the CNVC Steering and Technical Committees, respectively.

The Steering Committee provides executive level administrative oversight for the project, including fundraising and marketing.

The Technical Committee acts as an advisory body to component projects of the overall CNVC. It ensures that common standards of definition, analysis and procedure are applied for development of elements of the CNVC. It also acts as a Canadian contributor to and liaison with the United States National Vegetation Classification in the development of shared classification standards and for harmonizing classification treatments of vegetation conditions that occur in both national jurisdictions.