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.