The Company's Lead Independent Director is responsible for:

  • Coordinating the activities of the independent directors, and is authorized to call meetings of the independent directors;
  • Coordinating with the Chief Executive Officer and Corporate Secretary to set the agenda for Board meetings, soliciting and taking into account suggestions from other members of the Board;
  • Chairing executive sessions of the independent directors; providing feedback and perspective to the Chief Executive Officer about discussions among the independent directors; and helping facilitate communication between the Chief Executive Officer and the independent directors;
  • Presiding at Board meetings where the Chair is not present; and,
  • Performing other duties assigned from time to time by the Board.