To exercise all of the powers and discharge all of the duties of the Centre, and administer and manage its business.
The board shall consist of a minimum of 10 directors and a maximum of 15 directors. One of the directors shall be an employee of the department who shall be designated by the Minister. The Lieutenant-Governor in Council shall appoint one of the directors as chairperson and one as vice-chairperson.
Diversity in the backgrounds, skills and experience of appointed Board members can enhance the effectiveness of a Board by bringing a wider range of perspectives and knowledge. Examples of such backgrounds may include:
The following attributes are important considerations in selecting members:
Members of this Board should be available to meet at least four times a year plus one AGM meeting. Board meetings are approximately two hours in length except for the strategic planning meeting in January which is about four-five hours.
Currently there are three Board Committees that meet anywhere from six to 10 times a year. The Board Committee meetings are 1.5 hours in length. Normally, each Board member sits on one committee, however, the chair may sit on more than one.
A director shall hold office for three years from the date his or her appointment becomes effective. A director whose term of office has expired is eligible for reappointment. A director other than the employee of the department may not serve as a director for a continuous period longer than 9 years. Where the term of a director expires, he or she continues to be a director until re-appointed or replaced.
The board of directors shall serve without remuneration but directors may be paid the amounts for travel and other expenses incurred in the work of the centre in accordance with guidelines established by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.
Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information - Board of Directors is seeking to fill up to six members. Expressions of interest are being sought from individuals who possess the background, experience and skill-set identified in the board profile above and who can bring unique perspectives to the table. Consideration will also be given to a variety of demographic factors to ensure the board is representative of the population they serve.