Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings

Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings is brought to you by Diligent. This session outlines statutory and common law rules in relation to meetings of directors, members, managed investment schemes, class meetings and meetings of creditors. This workshop provides guidance on good governance practices for the notice, planning and conduct of meetings and examines legal and regulatory requirements for procedures in relation to minutes and running effective board meetings.

This workshop is an interactive half-day gaining insight on both the practical and legal requirements you need to be aware of when holding meetings, taking minutes, recording procedures, guiding directors, preparing resolutions and managing circumstances such as conflicts of interest.

Topic Covered:

  • Minutes Fundamentals
  • Briefing Materials
  • Legalities; Rules & Regulations
  • Actions & Resolutions In-Camera Meetings ... and more


John Dinner
President, John T. Dinner Board Governance Services

John  Dinner  is  President  of  John  T.  Dinner  Board  Governance  Services, a leading Canadian consulting firm focused on corporate governance and board effectiveness. For more than 20 years, John Dinner has been helping boards across sectors and across Canada improve their performance and contribute in  tangible  ways  to  the  success  of  the  organizations  they  oversee. Board members  and  organizational  leaders  value  John’s  depth  of  experience, relevant  insights,  practical  approach  and  his  ability  to  facilitate  needed governance change.  

John’s  hands-on, board work focuses on helping clients develop and benefit from leading-edge governance practices, including board, committee and director effectiveness evaluations, director recruitment,  board  education,  meeting  effectiveness  and  best  practices,  information  management  and decision-making. He knows and understands the needs of directors and other organizational leaders first-hand.



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1/20/2022 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Eastern Standard Time
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The Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC) was created in 1994, shortly after the Dey Report was published by the TSX on ‘Where Are the Directors’. GPC‘s mandate is to be the voice of governance professionals in Canada. Its members deal with all matters affecting corporate governance, from board and committee processes, management and structure, disclosure, stakeholder engagement, legal and corporate compliance, as well as issues crucial to boards, their accountability and oversight.