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      Pat DuffieldPat Duffield
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      Our board works to ensure that Atlantic Central completes it’s mission and purpose. We have the good fortune to have a CEO who has received his ICD.D designation which helps us all to work well together.
      I don’t feel that the Model for Good Governances accurately captures governance in most organizations because I feel that many organizations do not follow a good model of governances.
      I believe the Diefenbaker Clinic structure of governance is not a good one, it appears to be very unorganized and it is not clear who is in charge and who the Board is responsible to. I feel that having employees on a Board can lead to many challenges ex. conflict of interest.

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      Jen BudneyJen Budney
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      Pat, I agree that the Diefenbaker Clinic’s governance structure is quite confusing. Can you think of any *good reasons why it might be this way? Who are the various stakeholders? What kinds of information do they possess and what kinds of information are needed to run the clinic and be accountable to all stakeholders?

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      Gary O'BrienGary O’Brien
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      I agree with these obsevations.
      I, also, felt the clinic’s governance was inefficient. The community they wish to serve is certainly not being served by their model.

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