Board of Directors Call for Nominations

United Way of Saskatoon and Area’s (United Way) Governance and Nominations Committee, is inviting nominations of individuals for election to its Board of Directors for a three-year term to become effective at our June 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM).

The Board is committed to ensuring it has the talent to provide strategic guidance to the organization, ensure necessary resources are in place to support this work and to provide effective oversight. Each year the key competencies required at the Board level to meet our objectives are reviewed. This year, candidates with demonstrated experience, skill set and track record in some or all of the following areas are required:

  • Willingness to act, inspire and mobilize others via community connections, and influential community leadership. An understanding and connection to our Indigenous communities and/or
  • Willingness to contribute skills and knowledge relating to
    • Human Resources/Organizational Behaviour
    • Accounting/ Financial Management

To be representative of our community, United Way will continue to strengthen its Board by seeking demographic, age, gender and cultural diversity.

Please see the full Board of Director’s Candidate Guide.

The Commitment:

The term of the Board appointment is three years and may be renewable for a second term. Typically, the Board meets monthly with and additional full day planning and development session once a year.

Board members also serve on committees.

Nominations Process:

Please submit a letter with your expression of interest along with your resume or biography to  office@unitedwdaysaskatoon.ca by 4 pm on May 4, 2017.

The Governance and Nominating Committee members will conduct telephone interviews with selected nominees. Following interviews, the committee will notify successful candidates that they will be recommended to the Board for approval in May. Board appointments take effect at the AGM in June 2017.

For questions contact Jocelyn Zurakowski, Director of Operations at 306-957-7701 or jzurakowski@unitedwaysaskatoon.ca .

Yours sincerely,

CeCe Baptiste,

Chair, United Way of Saskatoon and Area Board of Directors, Governance and Nominations Committee

 

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