The board of directors of the Governance Professionals of Canada (Board) has the oversight responsibilities and duties described below.
An individual director (Director) has the responsibility and specific duties prescribed in the GPC Director Mandate.
The Board will be comprised of between five (5) and fifteen (15) Directors, as annually determined by the Board. The Board will use its best efforts to find at least one suitable nominee from each of the four major membership locations: British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec.
The Board will use its best efforts to ensure that the Board is comprised of Directors who collectively have the skills and abilities necessary to fulfil the duties of the Board and can ensure the Board is capable of meeting its responsibilities to the GPC membership and other stakeholders.
Except as may be provided for in the by-laws, Directors will be elected at the annual meeting of members each year and will serve until their successors are duly appointed or elected.
The Board is responsible for:
The Board is accountable to the membership of the GPC.
Dated: August 17, 2013