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December 23/20 14:51 pm - Nominations Open for Cycling Canada Board Position

Posted by Editor on 12/23/20

Cycling Canada is announcing the opening of a nomination process for one Director-at-Large position on its Board of Directors.

The Cycling Canada Board of Directors is elected by Cycling Canada's members (Provincial & Territorial Cycling Associations) and is comprised of six (6) Director-at-Large positions, a National Team Athlete, the position of President (Chair of the Board), plus one additional position which may be optionally appointed by the Board of Directors.

The role of Cycling Canada's Board of Directors is to provide overall strategic direction, leadership and stability for the organization. The Board establishes the overall mission and purpose for the organization and it is responsible for a number of key governance-related activities including approving the appointment of (and providing direction to) the CEO and senior management team, the development and adoption of organizational policies, financial oversight and approval of the annual budget.

Board members meet by teleconference once per month, meet in-person twice per year and are also expected to participate on Board committees on a regular basis.

Cycling Canada is looking to build upon the expertise within its existing Board and is seeking to include a range of diverse voices and skills that will enable the growth and development of the organization and the sport of cycling in Canada. For the upcoming special election, the Nominations Committee will prioritize the skill sets, competencies and considerations outlined below:

• Diversity & Inclusivity
• Geographic Representation
• Financial Acumen
• Fundraising Experience and Capability
• Governance Expertise
• Corporate or Non-Profit Board Experience
• Strategic Planning & Implementation

The election for this position will occur at a Special Meeting of the members of Cycling Canada to be held by conference call on a date to be determined in February 2021. Nominations will close on January 15th.

For additional details please refer to the Nomination Form and the Cycling Canada Policy on Organization Structure.


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