Fiduciary Duty and Duty of Care:
A board member (or Director) is a fiduciary for the Division, meaning a person who holds a legal and ethical responsibility to care for the money or other assets of the organization. A Director acts ethically, and in good faith with a view to the best interests of the Division and its members, and in so doing, supports the Division in fulfilling its mission and discharging its accountabilities. A Director exercises the care, diligence and skill that a reasonably prudent person would exercise in comparable circumstances. Directors with special skill and knowledge are expected to apply that skill and knowledge to matters that come before the Board.
Responsibilities and Accountabilities as a Director:
Type of Board Members and Term Limits:
For all types of directors, there will be a limit of three (3) consecutive terms, after which a General Member is not eligible for re-election as a Director until they have ceased to be a Director for at least one (1) year.
There are two types of directors:
Please note: Associate Members (e.g. retired members) are ineligible for nomination to the board and are ineligible to nominate a member for a board position.
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