The Public Health Association of British Columbia
Board of Directors
Call for Nominations
Now Accepting Applications for the 2021-2023 Term!!
Want to make a difference in British Columbia? Interested in creating safe, healthy and inclusive communities for all? Want to network with other like-minded individuals and advance the principles of public health in BC? If you’ve answered YES to any of these questions, please consider applying to become a Board Member for the Public Health Association of BC! The call for board nominations is now open!
We’re looking for a number of passionate public health professionals who are interested in joining the board of directors for the 2021-2023 term. This year we have 2 executive positions, Secretary (2 year term) & Treasurer (2 year term), and 4 Director-at-large positions (2 year term), available for current PHABC members to apply for. We are eager to see representation on the board that reflects the diversity of our province and includes individuals from each major geographic region of BC.
PHABC Board members are expected to participate in monthly board meetings via videoconference, attend the annual conference & AGM (in person if possible/permissible by current public health protocol), join at least one PHABC committee, contribute to the annual summer institute and conference, and promote and advocate for the association’s mission, vision and strategic goals.
To apply to be a board member, you will need to be a current PHABC member as of the date of application, complete the below attached application form and submit it alongside a short biography of yourself and two letters of support from current PHABC members outlining your suitability for a position on the board. NEW FOR 2021!! If you do not know the requisite two current PHABC members, you may submit your application for consideration to our nominations committee for review and approval.
The call for nominations will close at 11:59PM PDT on Sunday September 26th, 2021 and only e-mail applications are accepted. A member of the Governance Committee or the Board of Directors may contact a candidate to answer any further questions regarding their application. Should we receive a sufficient number of applications, a slate of candidates will be prepared and the election process will commence in early October 2021.
New board members will be announced during our Annual General Meeting, happening online via Zoom in late November. Please check back on the website for more information about the AGM as it is released.
If you have an questions about the application form, your membership status, or anything else, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to help!
You can view the application form below. To download, click the ‘download‘ button on the bottom right, or click here.