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      Paul HamesPaul Hames
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      I think it is extremely important to have a well educated and skilled Board of Directors. It is also equally important that all members have the opportunity to put their names forward. A nomination committee appointed by the Board should put together a skills matrix identifying the gaps at the Board level. The committee can then use the matrix in the interview process with all candidates. Although controversial, I do believe the Nomination committee should indicate if a candidate meets the gap requirements of the Board. Members who vote can then indicate if they support the recommendations of the Nomination committee.
      The process should be transparent and as open as possible.

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      Jen BudneyJen Budney
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      Thanks for this, Paul. I guess it becomes a question of how well the Board is able to evaluate itself – is it always up to them to determine their own gaps or is it possible that sometimes a co-op’s members will see gaps that the board doesn’t see?

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