16.05—Bilingual Advocacy Committee

16.05

There shall be a Bilingual Advocacy Committee which shall endeavour to ensure support for and involvement of Francophone colleagues on actions and issues that are authorized by the Board and which shall undertake such further duties as the Board may authorize.

 

16.05.01

The Bilingual Advocacy Committee shall consist of:

 

 

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a Chair, elected who shall be a director of the Corporation and entitled to vote at all meetings thereof, and shall be selected by an Election pursuant to Article 9 hereof;

 

 

                

16.05.01.1.1

The Chair of the Bilingual Advocacy Committee shall

     

16.05.01.1.2

assume the position of Chair of the Bilingual Advocacy Committee immediately upon the expiration of the term of the incumbent Chair of the Bilingual Advocacy Committee or upon the position of Chair of the Bilingual Advocacy Committee being or becoming vacant, whichever shall earlier occur; 

 

 

 

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hold the position of Chair of the Bilingual Advocacy Committee for FOUR (4) years from the date of assumption of such position, PROVIDED THAT such position shall be automatically vacated: 

       

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if the holder of such positions has resigned from either such position by delivering a written resignation to the Secretary of the Corporation

       

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if the holder of such positions is found by a Court of competent jurisdiction to be of unsound mind;

       

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if the holder of such positions becomes bankrupt or suspends payment or compounds with his or her creditors; or

       

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upon death of the holder of such positions,

PROVIDED FURTHER THAT if any vacancy shall occur for any reason in this subparagraph contained, the Board may by majority vote appoint another Member to fill the vacancy so created, with such appointment expiring upon the expiration of the remainder of the term of the former holder of such positions so vacated; and

   

16.05.01.2

The person so elected shall assume the position of Chair of the Bilingual Advocacy Committee immediately upon the expiration of the term of the incumbent Chair of the Bilingual Advocacy Committee or upon the position of Chair of the Bilingual Advocacy Committee being or becoming vacant, whichever shall earlier occur; and

   

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other members appointed by the Chair, such members to hold membership in the Committee at the will of the Chair and of the Board.