Roundtable Discussion for Board Leaders
June 4, 2015

The Independent Directors Council hosted a one-hour conference call for independent chairs or lead independent directors of ICI member funds on June 4, 2015. This call was an informal and interactive discussion among the participants rather than a formal presentation. The discussion was facilitated by Ralph Verni, independent board chair of the Eaton Vance Funds.


The discussion focused on issues important to board leaders, including:

  • Relationship with outside counsel
  • Preparing for and chairing effective board meetings
  • Interactions with management
  • Other current issues

This call was closed to the media.