Few issues that emerge in the operation of a Board of Directors are more difficult to resolve than the removal of a difficult, disruptive Director. There is no one formula because, to state the obvious, every Board is different, and every Director is different. How a Board severs its relationship with one individual reflects not only upon the individual, but also, and more significantly, upon the Board itself.
Disclaimer: In 2018, the Government of Ontario made changes to the laws that apply to nonprofits, including the removal of directors. As a result, some of the information in this resource is out-of-date. Learn more here.