12. A meeting of the board of directors is presided over by the chair or, in his absence, by the substitute appointed under section 5.9 of the Act. If both are absent, the members present elect from among themselves a chair of the meeting. The chair of the meeting ensures that it is conducted smoothly and runs every aspect of the proceedings.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. C-2, r. 2, s. 12; BD. 2006-11; BD. 2011-12-12, s. 12.