Process and Nomination Form

The Nomination Committee of Horse Council BC (HCBC), in accordance with the organization’s by-laws, is seeking candidates for two Officer in General Positions, each for a two-year term:

Successful candidates will join the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors terms commencing at the conclusion of the November 6, 2021 Board of Directors Meeting.

We are pleased to provide this nomination package that outlines the expectations of Officers of Horse Council BC together with their role and responsibilities.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Nominations close at 4:00 PM, Thursday, September 2, 2021.

All Officers are by default Directors and as such represent and are accountable to the membership and are responsible for governing and overseeing the strategic direction of Horse Council BC. Together Officers form the Executive Committee, which act for and in the name of the Board in the month to month oversight of the affairs of the Society. The effectiveness of HCBC is directly dependent on the leadership and enthusiasm of the Board of Directors.

The Nominations Committee urges you to consider the following desirable qualities, some or all of which strong candidates should possess:

Awareness and understanding of the role of HCBC and a desire to support it
Awareness and involvement in the horse community in British Columbia
Previous leadership or governance board experience
Understanding of the Officer’s position and responsibilities
Understanding management reports, and risk management
Ability to read and understand financial statements
Well-developed faculty for critical analysis
High ethical standards and integrity in professional and personal dealings
Ability to work as a team member
Ability to chair and/or commit time to committees, workshops and events
In addition, nominees must be HCBC members in good standing and must be supported by two HCBC members in good standing and a current HCBC Director.

If you have any questions about the process and/or associated information, please contact the HCBC office at (1-800-345-8055) or email: [email protected].

Download the Nomination Form

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