138. Once the persons referred to in paragraph 8 of each of sections 129, 129.1 and 130, paragraph 9 of each of sections 131 and 131.1, paragraph 10 of each of sections 132 and 132.1, paragraphs 9 and 10 of section 133 and in sections 135 and 137 are designated, those persons shall, within the next thirty days, proceed with cooptation provided for in paragraph 9 of each of sections 129, 129.1 and 130, paragraph 10 of each of sections 131 and 131.1 or paragraph 11 of each of sections 132, 132.1 and 133, as the case may be.
Those persons must, in proceeding with the cooptation, enable persons whose competence and qualifications are judged to be useful for the administration of the institutions concerned to become members of the board of directors, ensure better representation of the different parts of the territory, and better sociocultural, ethnocultural, linguistic or demographic representation of the population served by the institutions on the board of directors and the most equitable representation possible of women and men.
The cooptation provided for in paragraph 9 of section 130 shall, in particular, enable at least one person who is under 35 years of age to become a member of the board of directors, should there be no such person on the board.
1991, c. 42, s. 138; 1996, c. 36, s. 16; 1998, c. 39, s. 56; 2001, c. 24, s. 27.