The purpose of the Cyber Holdings, Inc. (CHI) Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee (the “Committee”) is to:
- Assist the Board by identifying individuals qualified to become Board members, consistent with criteria approved by the Board
- Recommend for the Board’s approval the slate of nominees to be proposed by the Board to stockholders for election to the Board
- Develop and recommend to the Board the governance principles applicable to CHI
- Oversee the evaluation of the Board and management
- Recommend to the Board the directors who will serve on each committee of the Board
- Appointment, Membership and Organization
The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee will be made up of no fewer than two (2) independent members. The Committee’s members are appointed by the Board. The Board decides the exact number of members and can at any time remove or replace a Committee member.
Each of the Committee’s members will be appointed by the Board and will meet the requirements of the rules of the Nasdaq Stock Market, including those related to independence. The Board may designate one of the Committee members as the Chair of this Committee. The Committee may also form and delegate authority to subcommittees if the Committee feels this is appropriate.
Responsibilities and Authority
The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee will:
- Evaluate the composition, size, organization and governance of the Board and its committees; determine future requirements; make recommendations to the Board about the appointment of directors to committees of the Board; and recommend the selection of chairs of these committees to the Board.
- Review and recommend to the Board director independence determinations made with respect to continuing and prospective directors.
- Develop, update as necessary and recommend to the Board policies for considering stockholder nominees for election to the Board.
- Recommend ways to enhance communications and relations with stockholders.
- Evaluate and recommend candidates for election to the Board of Directors consistent with criteria approved by the Board. In this regard, in the event that the Committee will not be recommending an incumbent director for inclusion in the slate of nominees to be proposed by the Board to the stockholders for election to the Board, and provided that the incumbent director has not notified the Committee that he or she will be resigning or that he or she does not intend to stand for re-election to the Board, then, in the case of an election to be held at an annual meeting of stockholders, the Committee will recommend the slate of nominees to the Board of Directors at least thirty (30) days prior to the notice latest date within the time frame required by the provisions of Article I, Section 3 (Notice of Meetings) Article II, Section 1 (Board of Directors; Number and Term of Office) and/or Article II, Section 2 (Board of Directors; Removal, Vacancies and Additional Directors) of CHI’s Bylaws (as such provisions may be amended from time to time) for stockholders to submit nominations for directors at such annual meeting, or in the case of an election to be held at a special meeting of stockholders, at least ten (10) days prior to the latest date required by the provisions of Article I, Section 3 for stockholders to submit nominations for directors at a special meeting.
- Oversee the Board’s performance and self-evaluation process, including conducting surveys of director observations, suggestions and preferences regarding how effectively the board operates. The Committee also will evaluate the participation of members of the Board in continuing education activities in accordance with Nasdaq rules.
- Evaluate and recommend termination of service of individual members of the Board as appropriate, in accordance with the Board’s governance principles, for cause or for other proper reasons.
- Make regular written reports to the Board.
- Review and re-examine this Charter on a periodic basis and make recommendations to the Board regarding any proposed changes.
- Review annually the Committee’s own performance against responsibilities outlined in this Charter and as otherwise established by the Board.
In performing its responsibilities, the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee will have the authority to obtain advice, reports or opinions from internal or external counsel and expert advisors, including director search firms.
Meetings and Minutes
The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee will meet at least once per year. The Committee will maintain written minutes of its meetings.