How To Be A Good Chair

Role and Conduct of a Good Chair

This dissertation defines what a Chair could do to maximize the success of its Management Board. The appropriate qualities are listed with explanation. Also included; some conduct to be avoided.

Forethought and Preparation

Inexperienced Chairs often mistake their primary role as managi...


Reporting Board Misconduct

Sexual Incident Report

Foreword:  This is not legal advice, simply a prudent approach to implement.

When a complaint is brought forward by a fellow colleague or a staff worker against another member of the Board (or company, organization, etc.) the ‘Board Authority’ (senior member in charge) is advised that an Incident Report should be created as soon as possible.


About Toronto’s BIAs

In Toronto, Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) are agencies of the city – that is to say their mandate comes from City Council; their Boards are approved by City Council and their main purpose is to serve the City’s priorities, while the priorities of their members (the business community they are purported to represent) are relegated to secondary importance.

This can be seen by the manner in which they are set up for operating. ...