The CHPCA is the voice for Hospice Palliative Care in Canada. The Board is seeking candidates for a volunteer for Secretary/Treasurer on the Board.
The CHPCA is the national voice for Hospice Palliative Care in Canada. The Board has a volunteer opening for the position of Secretary/Treasurer on the Board and is seeking candidates.
The CHPCA Board of Directors has an opening for the officer position of Secretary/Treasurer on the Board and is seeking Expressions of Interest from interested candidates.
Interested individuals are invited to respond to an Expression of Interest for the Secretary/Treasurer position; a position that once elected would begin after the Annual General Meeting in the fall 2022. This position requires a two-year commitment and can be considered for an additional term of two years upon completion of the first term, at the discretion of the Nominations/By-Laws Committee and the Executive Committee.
All completed submitted expressions of interest will be vetted and reviewed by the Nominations and By-Laws Committee with input as appropriate from the Executive, and then presented to the full CHPCA Board in the fall for recommendation, consideration, vote and ratification.
If you are interested in the position, please write a letter completing the expression of interest questions and send it and a copy of your resume to Val Paulley, Chair, Nominations/By-Laws Committee at [email protected] and/or Meg Milner, President, Board of Directors at [email protected] by 5pm EST, Tuesday, June 28, 2022.
Secretary/Treasurer Job Description
The Secretary/Treasurer will act in a strategic manner that emphasizes long-range vision, proactive leadership on key financial issues, and policy development that will define and guide the ongoing work of the association.
The Secretary/Treasurer shall:
How To Apply
Interested Candidates should submit a copy of their resume/CV along with an expression of interest letter outlining the following and send it to Val Paulley, Chair, Nominations/By-Laws Committee at [email protected] and/or Meg Milner, President, Board of Directors at [email protected] by 5pm EST, Tuesday, June 28, 2022:
Briefly explain and-or give examples of what knowledge, experience, skills, and attributes you have regarding either all or any of the following categories that would assist you in the officer role of Board Secretary/Treasurer.
Current and any previous position(s) on non-profit Board(s) (Specify)
Member of non-profit Boards or non-Board Committees (Specify)
Share with us why you would wish to become the Secretary Treasurer
Share with us any knowledge, experience, skills you have in the following:
Experience: in financial expertise and leadership within a private or public organization.
Governance: knowledgeable in board mission, vision, governance principles, practices, policy, planning and input, resource allocation, impact on service delivery.
Communications: Knowledge of and - or experience in such areas as chairing the Finance Committee and reporting on financials and budgets to the Board, and other general communications
Advocacy: Knowledge of and – or experience in advocacy for Hospice Palliative Care, patients, families, caregivers and health system issues
Risk Management: Ability to identify and manage risk plus think critically about governance issues to ensure the effective CHPCA management of potential opportunities and adverse effects
Availability and Dependability: Demonstrated attribute in committing required time and submitting requested time sensitive responses needed including but not limited to preparation for and dedicated attendance and participation at meetings- committees etc.
Please add any other information you wish to share with regards to your expression of interest to serve as the Secretary Treasurer