The CanWaCH Board of Directors supports good governance, accountability and the strategic direction of the organization. We are looking for enthusiastic leaders who can bring their passion and expertise to support CanWaCH’s initiatives and objectives. The current Board of Directors is an extraordinary group of individuals who exemplify leadership and dedication to global health and gender equality.
Term: Board members serve three-year terms, for a maximum of two terms.
Time commitment: Board members are available to attend at least four board meetings a year (in person and/or teleconference).
Committees: Board members are willing to sit on Board committees, including:
Responsibilities: Board members are responsible for:
Please note, to the extent possible, the Board will be representative of gender, official language, regional, sectoral, and discipline diversity. CanWaCH particularly welcomes submissions from qualified applicants from diverse communities, including but not limited to: Indigenous communities, newcomer Canadians, visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2I communities.
If interested in submitting a nomination form, please email Julianna Stonehouse, Manager of Engagement and Development, for more information. Completed nomination forms must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. EST, Friday, September 30, 2022.
The nomination form includes a one-paragraph statement (maximum of 250 words) of what the nominee would contribute to the Board. The paragraph should cover:
Nominees must be nominated by at least two of their peers from CanWaCH member organizations. If you are interested in nominating an individual or are interested in serving on the Board of Directors but have not been nominated, please contact Julianna Stonehouse, before the close of the call for nominations.
All nominations will be reviewed by the nomination committee and interviews will follow.
Elections will be conducted in accordance with CanWaCH by-laws and will take place at the CanWaCH 2022 AGM in November via Zoom.
If you have any questions about the nomination process or need any other assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Julianna Stonehouse.