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TERMS OF REFERENCE – PAST CHAIR 25-August-2015 Scope of the Position The Past Chair is automatically appointed to serve as an ex-officio board member with voting rights for one year following his or her term as Chair. This position provides continuity and acts as an information resource for the new Chair and other officers. Duties and Responsibilities • Is a member of the board and Executive Committee • Attend all meetings of the Board and Executive committee • Under the direction of the Chair, fosters a positive working relationship with other board members and with society management • Provide continuity of already implemented programs • Chairs the Governance and Nominations Committee, assists the board in discussions regarding its composition, and presents the candidate list for approval to the board • Leads the board in governance and board development initiatives • A signing authority on behalf of the board for financial and legal purposes Time Commitment • 8 hours per month (includes board preparation and meetings) Characteristics • Member in good standing of the society • 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 24 of 194

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