Board Members Seeking Employment with Lakehead University

Approved By: 
Board of Governors
Effective Date: 
October 4, 2013

BOARD MEMBERS SEEKING EMPLOYMENT WITH LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY

Where an internal member of the Board wishes to submit an application for employment with Lakehead University or one of its affiliated entities, then prior to the submission he/she shall:

a.   notify in writing the Chair of the  Board or the Vice-Chair of the  Board (in the Chair's absence);

b.   in the case of an internal  member of the Board who had been appointed  to the Board based  on the recommendation of either the Senate or LUSU, also notify in writing the Chair of the Senate or the President of LUSU, as the case maybe,

of his/her intention  to do so. The internal member of the Board shall not cease to be eligible for appointment or election to the Board or otherwise be obligated to resign from the Board during the hiring process. In the event, that the internal member of the Board is subsequently hired as an employee of Lakehead  University, he/she shall provide similar  notice of the  hiring to the Board, the Senate or LUSU, as the case may be, in the manner  noted above.  In the event that either:

a.   the Senate or LUSU thereafter advises the Board in writing that the internal member  of the  Board is no longer recommended  to be an internal  member of the Board; or

b.   the internal  member of the  Board is no longer qualified to serve in such capacity because of the  position for which the internal  member of the  Board was hired;

then the internal member  of the Board shall be deemed to have ceased to be eligible for appointment to the Board and shall immediately tender  to the Board his/her written  resignation as a member of the Board. In all other cases, the internal member of the Board who is hired as an employee of Lakehead University will be allowed to continue as a member of the Board.

Where an external member of the Board wishes to submit an application for employment with Lakehead University or one of its affiliated entities, then prior to the submission he/she shall:

a.   notify in writing the Chair of the Board or the Vice-Chair of the Board (in the Chair's absence); or

b.   in the case of an external member of the Board who had been appointed  to the Board based on the recommendation  of either the Lakehead University 0-AGC or LUSU, also notify in writing the President of the Lakehead University 0-AGC or the President of LUSU, as the case may be,

of his/her intention to do so and the external  member of the Board shall immediately on the submission  of the application for employment  be deemed to have ceased to be eligible for appointment to the Board and shall immediately tender to the Board his/her written  resignation as a Board member.  Upon the completion of the hiring process and whether or not the former external member of the Board was hired as an employee of Lakehead University, the former external Board member shall not be eligible for re-appointment to the Board until 6 months has expired from the end of the  hiring process.