Board of Directors Election 2018
BOARD DIRECTOR ELECTION INFORMATION
In accordance with the Bylaws of the Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce, nominations are now open for the first Member elected Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The following guidelines will apply:
- The completed Nomination Forms must be received by the Chamber office no later than Friday, February 9th, 2018 in order to be considered by the Board Nominating Committee, comprised of the retiring Founding Board Members.
- Nomination Forms will be reviewed by the Board Nominating Committee who will make recommendations to the Membership for the candidate for each Board Position. The Nominating Committee has established selection criteria to guide this process.
- Election of the Board and installation will be held at the Annual General Meeting to be held in accordance with the Notice dated 30th January 2018.
A Director of the Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce must be committed to leadership and is expected to perform specific duties within the business community. In order to provide you with insight regarding the responsibilities and commitments of an individual member of the Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, we are providing the following information on these responsibilities within a Chamber of Commerce not-for-profit organization.
WHAT IS EXPECTED OF DIRECTORS?
Applicants must be a Member in good standing as at the 31st December 2017 [current on membership fees and payments] free of any conflict of interest and be willing and able to attend Board meetings on a regular basis. In addition, it is highly desirable that candidates should be able to demonstrate a familiarity with the Bow Valley business community, in general, and the operations and activities of the Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce in particular, including a level of active involvement that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to the Chamber’s Vision and Mission.
Current and ongoing involvement in a Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce activity or committee is an excellent way for a candidate to gain experience and demonstrate commitment. In addition, the Board recognizes that to be effective it should represent as broad a range of industry as possible. This is important for the Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce to be effective, forward thinking and have the ability to provide worthwhile input to municipal, provincial and federal regulators on a variety of issues.
Please give these matters your serious consideration while you are completing the enclosed nomination form, and the candidate’s profile and digital professional headshot photo submission (png or jpeg, minimum 200dpi)
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When you have completed the nomination form, please email it to the Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce office, as follows:
Subject Line: 2018 Board of Directors Nomination Form