2014/05/30 Minutes

Minutes of the Meeting of the CIRA Board of Directors held via teleconference on May 30, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.

Directors attending: Kerry Brown, Andrew Escobar, Michael Geist, Bill Gibson, Carole Mackaay, Kevin McArthur, Susan Mehinagic, Bill St.Arnaud, Rob Villeneuve

Regrets: Rowena Liang, Louise Macdonald, Bill Sandiford

Advisors: John Demco, Byron Holland, Adam Scott

Recording Secretary: Lynn Gravel

1. Approval of Agenda

The agenda for the meeting was adopted as presented.

2. Chair’s remarks

The Chair noted that the selection process had gone remarkably well and there had been a high degree of consensus among the Committee.

3. Composition of Nomination Committee

The Governance Committee held a meeting on May 15, 2014 to review the list of the 35 applications received and discuss the various industry experience, not-for-profit or public sector work experience and governance experience.

On the recommendation of the Governance Committee and on motion made and duly seconded:

It was therefore resolved that the Board of Directors appoint the following people to the Nomination Committee for a term of two (2) years, starting May 30, 2014: Jill Kowalchuk, Colleen Arnold, Paul Andersen, Kenneth Lamoureux, Timothy Denton and Stuart MacDonald.

(Moved: C. Mackaay, seconded: M. Geist, abstaining: K. Brown, motion carried)

4. Adjournment

There being no further business, the meeting was concluded at 12:10 p.m.