Public proceedings of the Board

Meeting of the Board of Directors on May 16, 2013


Board members present

John McCamus (Chair); Aly Alibhai; Nancy Cooper; Michelle Haigh; John Liston; James McNee; Derry Millar; James Yakimovich; Robert W. Ward (CEO/Ex Officio)

1. Amendment to LAO board governance manual

The Board approved the following changes (marked in bold) on meetings of the Clinic Committee:

Section 5.3, Meetings of the Clinic Committee, paragraph 10:

10. The president of the Corporation is a non-voting member of the Committee, except that where the Committee is exercising its decision-making function under s.8(4)(c) of the Legal Aid Services Act, 1998, the president shall not participate as a member of the Committee.

Section 5.3, Composition of the Clinic Committee, paragraph 1:

1. The Committee shall be composed of at least three but not more than five Directors of the Board of the Corporation as voting members of the Committee and, subject to paragraph 10 above, the president of the Corporation as a non-voting member of the Committee.