Board Governance Committee (BGC) Meeting Minutes | 28 October 2009

BGC Attendees: Dennis Jennings – chair; Harald Alvestrand, Steve Goldstein, and Raymond Plzak

Apologies: Rita Rodin Johnston and Ram Mohan

Invited Attendees: Heather Dreyden

Staff Attendees: John Jeffrey – General Counsel, Diane Schroeder, and Amy Stathos


  1. Discussed and recommended that the Board approve the terms of reference for the Board/GAC Joint Working Group.
    • Action:
      • Staff to revise resolution for Board approval of terms of reference.
  2. Discussed and recommended that the Board approve the slate for Board Chair and Vice Chair, as well as committee membership and leadership.
    • Action:
      • Staff to present resolution to Board for approving slate.
  3. Discussed and agreed to send committee standard operating procedures to new committee chairs after they are selected at Annual Organization Meeting on 30 October 2009.
    • Action:
      • Staff to draft note for BGC chair to distribute to new committee chairs.