Board Member Responsibilities
The CAGH Board of Directors plays a crucial role in leading, shaping and positioning CAGH within the Canadian global health landscape. CAGH adheres to a policy governance board model, which entrusts board members with establishing the overarching policies of the organization.
The Board is also responsible for governing and overseeing the operations of the Association.
There is a minimum monthly time commitment of 6 to 8 hours. Board members are expected to attend full board meetings, which take place 4 to 6 times per year. In addition, they also attend relevant committee and working group meetings. These meetings may be held on a monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly basis, depending on the committee.
Core Skills and Experience
CAGH is specifically looking for board members with significant professional experience in one or more of the following areas: governance, strategic planning and development, finance, human resources, or fundraising.
Strategic Planning and Development
In addition to demonstrated experience in one or more of the above professional areas, all individuals running for Board election must be current members of CAGH.
We are also specifically looking for directors that fall into one of the following categories:
Please send a resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the above requirements as one document (Word or PDF) to [email protected] with the subject line Board Director Application and submit a completed nomination form using the link above.
Interested applicants must also be nominated by two current CAGH members. You can complete the online nomination form here.
All applications will be screened to ensure they meet the criteria outlined above. Applicants with the requisite experience may be asked to complete a short screening interview to verify the components of their application. The CAGH Nominations committee will assess the applicants based on the skills and categories required and qualified individuals will be presented to the CAGH membership to vote on in the upcoming Board election in January 2023.
The deadline for applications is December 6, 2022.
November 18, 2022
December 6, 2022
Canadian Association for Global Health
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