Join our board of directors

Composition of the Board

The Board of Directors shall consist of minimum of (7) Directors to a maximum of eleven (11) Directors who must reflect the geographic, cultural, ethnic and linguistic characteristics of northern Ontario. Guidelines for the selection of Directors specify the range of professional skill, expertise and personal attributes required to make informed governance decisions.

Roles and responsibilities

Applicants will demonstrate an understanding of the roles, responsibilities and commitment this appointment will entail. Applicants will also demonstrate a commitment to dedicate the time required to attend Board meetings, participate on committees when required and attend annual events such as the Strategic Plenary and Annual General Meeting.

An understanding of the role of governance, the knowledge to participate in informed and critical discussions about policy issues and the ability to offer expertise in specific areas.
Effective communication skills and the absence of a real or perceived conflict of interest.

Application Process

Every applicant must complete an application form supported by a C.V. and personal references.
The Membership Committee will review all applications. All applicants will be acknowledged.
To assist you in considering this position please review the Board Application form.

You can also contact Ms. Susan Nicholson, Executive Director for more information at (705) 677-0440 ext. 226 or susan.nicholson@ocof.net
Applications should be forwarded to:

Chair, Membership Committee
c/o Susan Nicholson, Executive Director
Our Children, Our Future/
Nos enfants notre avenir
201 Jogues Street
Sudbury, ON
P3C 5L7

Downloadable Form

Board Application Form