Sail Canada Board of Directors call for nominations

Published on September 2nd, 2014

The Nominating Committee of Sail Canada is calling for nominations from interested individuals for two positions of Director at Large on the Sail Canada Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is responsible for the governance and strategic direction for Sail Canada. Sail Canada is a member based organization and is designated the National Sport Organization for the sport of Sailing in Canada. Candidates for election to the Board must be at least 18 and be a member in good standing of a member club, class or other member organization.

The Board consists of the President, six Directors at large and two Athlete Directors. Every year at the AGM, Board vacancies are replaced through an election by the Members. The term of office for the President is two years and is eligible to be elected for a second term. Directors at large serve for three years in rotation with two retiring each year. Directors at large are eligible to be elected for a second term. Athlete Directors are elected by members of the Canadian Sailing Team in a separate process.

The 2014 Sail Canada Annual General Meeting will mark the end of the first three year term of one Director at Large position and the end of the second three year term for one Director at large position on the Board of Directors.

A nominating committee performs a recruiting role in accordance with the Sail Canada by-laws, issuing the call for candidates and publishing the list of candidates with brief biographies.

Nominations are to be received by Sail Canada no later than September 10, 2014.

Click here for more details and a list of the nominations received to date.

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