Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2019
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 2019.
All Board members must be:
- Committed to supporting the ESPC and its mission to address and research social issues, inform public discussion, and influence social policy
- Current members of the Edmonton Social Planning Council 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. The Board is currently seeking general members as well as a new Board Treasurer with a professional financial background.
The term of office is 2 years and Board members are eligible to serve a maximum of 3 consecutive terms. Board meetings are held monthly (excluding July and August), usually every second Tuesday. Board members also participate in Board committees and are involved in periodic strategic planning sessions. More information can be found in this FAQ document(click here).
How to Apply
Nominations by an ESPC member in good standing are also 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.