54. The powers of the regional council created under this division shall be exercised by a board of directors consisting of the following members:
(a) one Cree representative from and elected for three years by each of the distinct Cree communities of the region ordinarily served by the regional council;
(b) one Cree representative elected for four years by and from among the members of the Regional Authority;
(c) one representative elected for three years by and from among the members of the clinical staff advisory council of the institution;
(d) one representative elected for three years by and from among the members of the non-clinical staff of the institution; and
(e) the executive director of the institution;
(f) (paragraph replaced).
The expression “Cree communities” as used in subparagraph a of the first paragraph has the same meaning as in Section 3 of the Agreement.
A person who holds an employment or practises a profession with the regional council or in the institution may not be elected as a member under subparagraph a or b of the first paragraph unless the person resigns or ceases to practise with the regional council or in the institution upon being elected.
Only persons who are Cree, within the meaning of Section 3 of the Agreement, who are entitled to hold office and to vote for a local government of the said Region, provided for in Section 10 of the Agreement, and the Inuit ordinarily resident in the community of Fort George may, provided they are of the age of majority, hold office and vote in the election of members under subparagraph a of the first paragraph.
All non-Cree persons who have been ordinarily resident for the 12 months preceding any election in one of the communities served by the regional council, may, provided they are of the age of majority, vote for the election of the members pursuant to subparagraph a of the first paragraph.
A person qualified to hold office and to vote under subparagraphs c, d and e of the first paragraph is not subject to residence or domicile requirements.
1977, c. 48, s. 9; 1986, c. 57, s. 6; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1994, c. 40, s. 457; 2002, c. 38, s. 2; 2007, c. 20, s. 1.