Apply to be a Board Member with the Edmonton Social Planning Council

March 14, 2022

Applications will be accepted until April 4, 2022

If you are passionate about equitable social policy and making a difference in your community, consider joining our team at the Edmonton Social Planning Council as a volunteer member of our Board of Directors!

The Board Recruitment Committee is currently accepting applications from individuals interested in being recommended at our Annual General Meeting in Spring 2022.

All Board members must be:

  • Willing to be an active participant as a Director on the Council’s policy governance Board;
  • Committed to supporting the Council and its mission to address and research social issues, inform public discussion, and influence social policy; and
  • Current member in the Council’s Individual Members category, in good standing.

The Board of Directors consists of 8 to 12 members from the greater Edmonton community. A variety of backgrounds, skill sets and perspectives are valued.  Directors are expected to attend monthly Board meetings (normally held the second Tuesday evening of each month), actively serve on at least one Board Committee, and attend other Board functions (e.g. strategic planning).  Committees meet at least monthly, although their work will often continue between meetings.

t this time, Board meetings are being held virtually due to COVID-19, but they may begin to be held in person, in the future.

The term of office is two (2) years and Board members are eligible to serve a maximum of three (3) consecutive terms. More information can be found in this FAQ document.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete the application form and submit it along with a current resume and a brief biography to The deadline for the ESPC to receive applications is 11:59 pm MST on Monday, April 4, 2022.

For any inquiries regarding this opportunity, do not hesitate to send an e-mail to and we will ensure you are connected with one of our current members.

Nominations by an ESPC member in good standing will also be accepted from the floor at the Annual General Meeting. The nominee(s) from the floor may be asked to present their qualifications and commitment to the ESPC’s mission and answer inquiries from the floor prior to a vote by the ESPC membership.

Posted by:

Susan Morrissey

Related categories: ESPC Announcements

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