<div dir="ltr"><div><div><div><div><div>Leadership Council:<br><br></div>Nominations are now open for Leadership Council roles until close of business on 10 March 2016.<br><br></div>If you would like to nominate someone or self nominate for a Leadership Council role please send your nomination by return email to <a href="mailto:staff@kantarainitiative.org">staff@kantarainitiative.org</a>.<br><br></div>The roles, responsibilities and terms are:<br>SECTION        3.2:                Duties        and        Responsibilities
The        roles        and        responsibilities        of        the        LC,        as        referenced        in ARTICLE        6        SECTION        6.2        of the        
Organization’s Bylaws)        include:
a) Approval        of        new        and        revised        Work        Group        charters;
b) Oversight        of        the        operations and        expenditures        of        all        groups;
c) Disbanding        groups;
d) Certification        of        Work        Group        output        for        All        Member        Ballot;
e) Preparation        of        annual        and        supplemental        budget        requests        to        the        Board        of        
Trustees        for        funding        of        Leadership        Council        sponsored        Groups;
f) Election        of        up        to        two        representatives        to        Board        of        Trustees        from        the        LC        
membership;        and
g) Development        and        maintenance        of        the        Operating        Procedures,        subject        to        
approval        by        the        Board        of        Trustees.
<br><br>SECTION        3.3:                Officers
The        LC        Leadership        Team        shall        consist        of        a        Chair,        Vice-Chair        and        Secretary.
<br><br>SECTION        3.4:                Chairperson
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The        duties        and        responsibilities        of        the        Chairperson include:        
a) Act        as        the        chief        administrator        of        the        LC;
b) Schedule        and        serve        as        the        chairperson of        all        meetings        of        the        LC;        and
c) Provide        monthly        reports        to        the        Board        of        Trustees        regarding        the        status        and        activities        
of        the        LC        Groups.
<br><br>SECTION        3.5:                Vice-chairperson
The        Vice-chairperson shall        carry        out        the        responsibilities        of        the        chair        in        the        absence        of        the        
chairperson,        or        in        the        event        of        the        Chairperson’s        inability        or        refusal        to        act.
<br><br>SECTION        3.6:                Secretary
The        duties        and        responsibilities        of        the        LC        Secretary        include:        
a. Produce        and        distribute        the        LC        meeting minutes        and        attendance        reports;
b. Maintain        a        log        of        all        LC        decisions        with        ongoing        impact;
c. Maintain        this        Procedures        and        Guidelines        document;
d. Assign        Organization        Recommendation        numbers        to        all        Member-approved        
Recommendations;        and
e. Maintain        the        official        public        directory        of those        Recommendations
<br><br>SECTION        3.7:                Election        and        Term
The        Chairperson,        Vice-Chairperson,        and        Secretary        shall        be        elected        by        a        Majority        vote        of        the        
voting        members        of        the        Leadership        Council.                The        term        of        the        Chairperson,        the        Vice-Chairperson,        
and        the        Secretary        shall        be        one        year,        renewable.                
A        member        of        the        LC        Leadership        Team        may        be        removed        at        any time        without        cause        by        a        
Supermajority        vote.<br><br></div>Best regards,<br><br></div>Jane Celusak<br></div>