Call For Director Nominations

Positions up for Election



Director at Large

Director at Large
Time Line

Nov 2, 5pm – Meeting of Nominations, VPS offices

Nov 9 – Notice of AGM to members

Nov 24, AGM
Position Terms of Reference
General Terms of Reference for all Directors

To attend and participate in monthly Board meetings, or provide absence notification.

To participate in at least one Board Committee

To be an Ambassador for VPS activities, through social media and other methods to their friends and contracts.

To abide by VPS policies and act in an ethical and professional manner. This includes annual disclosures relating to conflict of interests.
Specific Terms of Reference – Co-Chair (from Bylaws)

Chair of AGM, SGM, and meetings of the Board of the VPS,

supervise the other members of the Board Executive and Directors in the execution of their duties,

act as the public face of the Vancouver Pride Society,

execute agreements and legal instruments together with the other members of the Board Executive as permitted and required by law,

the Co-Chairs may delegate, on a temporary basis, their duties to other members of the Boar, or to VPS employees or contractors.
Specific Terms of Reference – Secretary (from Bylaws)

be responsible for conducting the correspondence of the VPS Board.

issue notices of meetings of the VPS and Board of Directors,

keeping minutes of all meetings of the VPS and Board of Directors.

have custody of all records and documents of the VPS except those required to be kept by the Treasurer,

have custody of the Seal of the VPS, and

act as the VPS’s Privacy Officer.

Vancouver Pride Society (VPS) Board of Director Nomination Package
Application Form Here
Must be submitted and be received for the VPS Nominations Meeting scheduled November 2, 2018 at 5pm at the VPS offices – #304 – 1080 Howe Street, V6Z 2T1, office@vancouverpride.ca. Please submit by completing, signing, e-mailing, mailing, or dropping off application.

Director Position Applied for (Co-Chair, Secretary, or Director at Large)
Are you applying as a Youth Director (aged 16 or 17 as of November 25, 2018)?
Please provide a bio as described in Bylaw 64 ” All persons nominated for a Director or Board Executive position are required to submit before or at the Nomination Meeting a short autobiography of 400 words or less, which includes a description of the skills the nominee possesses to fulfill the requirements of the position”.
BylaW 62c requires the Nominations Committee to provide a report at the AGM “on the diversity of existing Directors and nominees”. Please include in your bio any diversity characteristics that you wish to declare.
Please provide a nomination by a VPS member that has been in good standing of at least 30 days (as of October 3, 2018)
Nomination By:
Declaration of Eligibility
I ___________________________ declare that I meet the eligibility requirements to be a VPS Director according to the BC Societies Act and the VPS Bylaws
Nomination Application Signature