Notice of extension of the closing date for the call for nominations for Officer positions

August 17 2021

Dear HCBC members,

Due to the current wildfire conditions that members are dealing with around the province, Horse Council BC is extending the deadline for nominations from September 2, 2021 to Monday, September 20th at 4:00 PM PT.  Horse Council BC would like to ensure that members who are interested and qualified have some extra time to get their nominations in.  Also, signatures are difficult to get in person, we are able to receive an email as confirmation of a member’s support of a nominee.  Any correspondence related to Officer nominations please send to [email protected].

If you are affected by the current wildfires, please take care and stay safe.


Horse Council BC

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 of 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, Monday, September 20, 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