Call for Public Representative to the Nova Scotia Association of Architects’ Governing Council
The Nova Scotia Association of Architects (NSAA) is seeking an individual to serve as one of its two public representatives on the governing Council. The NSAA is the regulating body for the architectural profession whose purpose is to serve and protect the public interest in the practice of architecture in Nova Scotia. The public representative cannot be a member of the architectural profession.
A Public Representative provides a positive and effective mechanism for the NSAA to demonstrate transparency, independence and accountability. The Public Representative will ensure that the public perspective is represented in the decision-making of NSAA Council. He/She will have full voting rights and will be expected to attend monthly Council Meetings, as well as the Annual General Meeting, either in person or virtually (via Zoom or other virtual platform). The Public Representative is also eligible to sit on the various Committees within the NSAA and is expected to sit on either the Finance and Risk Committee or the Governance and Human Resources Committee.
Appointment shall be for a 1½ year-term – from Fall 2020 to Spring 2022.
Desirable Public Representative attributes include:
In addition to experience with governing council and volunteer boards, experience with policies and processes in one or more of the following areas is an asset:
Interested candidates are requested to forward a cover letter indicating their reasons for wishing to serve on the NSAA Council, along with a current resume, no later that September 30, 2020 to
c/o Margo Dauphinee, Executive Director
Nova Scotia Association of Architects