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TERMS OF REFERENCE – VICE CHAIR 28-August-2015 Scope of the Position The Vice Chair is elected from the current directors by the membership at the annual election meeting and has served a minimum of one year as a director. This position is typically the successor to the Chair. Although the role of chair is not automatic, it is generally assumed that he or she plans to prepare for the role. In the event of the inability or absence of the Chair to perform his or her duties, the Vice Chair shall assume and discharge all duties of the Chair. Duties and Responsibilities • Is a member of the board and Executive Committee • Assume and discharge all duties of the Chair in the event of inability or absence of the Chair to perform duties • Attend all meetings of the board and Executive Committee • In conjunction with the Chair, fosters a positive working relationship with other board members and with society management • Provide continuity of already implemented programs and their future priorities • Serve as a member of the Nominating Committee and assist the board in discussions regarding its composition • A signing authority on behalf of the board for financial and legal purposes • Acts as liaison to CFA Institute • Other such duties as may be determined by the board Time Commitment • 10-15 hours per month (includes board preparation and meetings) Characteristics • Member in good standing of the society • Served a minimum of 1 year on the board as a director • Commitment to the mission, strategies, and work of the society • Knowledge and skills in one or more areas of board governance: policy, finance, programs, and/or personnel • Previous management/leadership experience • Proven ability to lead and work with a diverse team CFA Society Toronto Board Manual 2016 Page 22 of 194

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