Resolution of the Board of Directors
Resolution of the Board of Directors Duly Adopted on March 26, 2006
WHEREAS, Aidman Piser & Company, P.A has served as the registered independent accounting firm for BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. since 2003;
WHEREAS, Stacy Y. Patrick, CPA has been the engagement partner throughout this period;
WHEREAS, the Board of Directors of the Company acknowledges that during this time period, the Company has transitioned from an early-stage product development company to a maturing specialty pharmaceutical products company, an exceedingly complex step;
WHEREAS, the Board of Directors of the Company acknowledges that during this time period, the Company has been made ready, in part through the efforts of Ms. Patrick, for complete compliance with the new and complex Sarbanes-Oxley rules governing company accounting and ethical behavior;
WHEREAS, the Board of Directors of the Company acknowledges that Ms. Patrick has served the Company in many roles that extend beyond those of a company auditor, including invaluable support and assistance in the Company's training and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley rules as well as other valuable, "beyond the normal call of duty" services; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Directors of the Company acknowledges that these multiple contributions by Ms. Patrick have been an important aspect of the growth, development and maturation of the Company, and have all been delivered by Ms. Patrick with a high degree of candor, professionalism and great humor.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT
RESOLVED, that the Board of Directors of BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. hereby unanimously commends Ms. Stacy Y. Patrick for the impressive array of accomplishments she has brought to the Company and to offer to her our most heartfelt thanks and our very best wishes for a happy and healthy retirement.
William B. Stone
Chairman of the Audit Committee