Dialogue Volume 13 Issue 3 2017 - Page 22

GOVERNANCE The new model will no longer use elections to decide who sits at the table, rather, directors will be appointed to the board rent 39). “The evidence was clear – small teams make more effective decisions,” she said. Advisory groups, she said, will address the concern about loss of diversity with a smaller board. Under the new model, the board may strike ongoing or ad hoc groups as needed. This way, decision-making is in- formed by a diverse range of perspectives. Another significant change is that the CNO will have an equal number of public and nurse members on its board. Having equal public and professional members in