Ottawa Volleyball Nominations Committee is accepting applications to
serve on its volunteer Board of Directors.
year, four (4) positions of the GOV Board of Directors are up for election. The
Board is composed of eight (8) director positions in total. The election
will take place at the Annual General Meeting on May 8, 2019.
to receive a record number of nominations with a view to having a diverse,
talented and dedicated pool of candidates to draw from for the Board of
Directors and are especially looking for qualified candidates who have skills
and experience in non-profits, fundraising and leadership.
candidates must complete the nomination
form, and should have passion and a commitment towards carrying out
GOV’s mission of providing a safe environment for the LGBTQ (and allied)
community through the sport of volleyball in the National Capital Region.
submitting your name in nomination as a candidate, you acknowledge and agree to
fulfill the role
and responsibilities of a Director. Every Director has a
responsibility for the management of GOV, and has a legal obligation to act
honestly and in good faith in the best interests of the organization. In
particular, Directors are expected to:
- Attend all Board meetings and participate fully in Board
- Be prepared to serve in Officer or Coordinator roles as required;
- Lead or assist in organizing GOV projects, events, or activities;
- Place the interests of GOV above any personal interests;
- Support Board decisions
once they have been made;
- Be informed of GOV
programming, operations and finances; and
- Comply with GOV’s
by-laws, policies, and all applicable legislation.
applications must be sent to Nominations@govleague.ca by 5:00pm on
Saturday April 20, 2019.
will be acclaimed if the number of candidates running for election is less than
or equal to the number of electable positions.
Chair of Nominations Committee