We’re looking to add two new directors to our board who are eager to bring their financial or strategic planning skills to the table.
Directors are pivotal in helping steer the organization towards achieving our strategic goals and funded outcomes. Directors adhere to policies and bylaws in coordinating sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management practices for the organization, including approving the annual budget and ensuring the organization has sufficient resources to achieve its mission.
We’re looking to add the following skillsets to our board:
- The Board Director (Finance) is a specialized position occupied by a director who has extensive accounting and financial experience, ideally a CPA, to provide guidance and expertise on matters related to ECVO’s budget, audit and financial standing.
- The Board Director (Strategist) is a specialized position occupied by a strategic thinker who considers organizational needs and opportunities at a high level. This Director will bring a strategic thinking background to provide guidance to the organization as it navigates crucial trends and conversations facing the non-profit sector, including public policy, advocacy, and government relations.
Board Directors are elected for a term of three years with an option to renew for one additional three-year term. Directors must hold an individual ECVO membership throughout the duration of the term.
The Board normally meets five times per year, with meetings held in June, September, November, January and March. All Directors are expected to participate in or attend the yearly Annual General Meeting, held in May. The meeting dates and times are determined by the Board.
Directors are expected to serve on standing committees: Governance Committee, Audit and Finance Committee, Membership Committee. Additional ad-hoc committees are established on an as-needed basis.
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