Finance and Audit Committee


The Finance and Audit Committee is responsible for overseeing financial planning and reporting, budget development and, if applicable, the audit process. It is chaired by the Board of Directors Treasurer.


  1.  Create monthly financial statements to present at each Board Meeting
  2. Oversee the development of a CAWM annual budget as well as event and grant specific budgets
  3. Prepare and present an annual financial summary at the Annual General Meeting 
  4. Provide technical knowledge to support the CAWM Treasurer in the execution of her/his duties

Paula Slaney - Committee Chair


Paula is a rural family physician living in Newfoundland and a clinical assistant professor with the department of family medicine at Memorial University. She completed her fellowship in the academy of wilderness medicine (FAWM) in 2019. She is passionate about wilderness medicine education and research as well as promoting the benefits of spending time in nature.

Her favorite activities include hiking, kayaking, camping, and traveling with her partner, Matthew and their two dogs, Everest, and Ziggy.