This excerpt taken from the SCIL DEF 14A filed Apr 11, 2008.
INDEPENDENCE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Nasdaq Stock Market (“Nasdaq”) listing standards require that a majority of the members of a listed company’s Board of Directors qualify as “independent,” as affirmatively determined by the Board of Directors. After review of all relevant transactions and relationships between each director, or certain of his or her family members, and us, our senior management and our independent auditors, the Board affirmatively has determined that Mr. Blanchard, Mr. Dalvi, Mr. Holstrom, Dr. Martin, Mr. Moorhead, Mr. Odden and Mr. Smith are independent directors within the meaning of the applicable Nasdaq listing standards. In connection with the independence determination, the following relationships between the Company and the directors determined to be independent were considered:
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