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Opportunity: Canada Snowboard's Board of Directors

May 15, 2023

May 15th, 2023

Opportunity: Canada Snowboard's Board of Directors

As a national sport organization, Canada Snowboard is governed by an elected Board of Directors. The board helps to shape and direct the current practices and future development of competitive snowboarding in Canada by setting the overall strategic priorities and strategy.

To best support the Canada Snowboard and its Board of Directors in its current direction, candidates who possess skills in strategic planning; governance; financial performance, investment acumen, legal, sponsorship acquisition; fundraising; and diversity, equity and inclusion and information technology are highly encouraged to apply.

There are currently three (3) positions available for election. These three (3) positions will join the six (6) existing directors and one (1) athletes' council representative to form the ten (10) elected directors. These three candidates will be elected for a mandate of three (3) years and will be elected by the Canada Snowboard membership as per the Canadian Snowboard Federation (CS) general bylaws. Please see section #7 for these four officer positions and their associated responsibilities. 

The deadline to submit your application is Friday, June 9th, 2023. Before applying for the Canada Snowboard Board of Directors, please read the CS Board Roles, Responsibilities and Expectations.

The information on this Nomination Form is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Section 26). The information provides the basis for determining suitability for election to the Board of Directors. If you have any questions about the collection of this information, please contact Canada Snowboard’s Sport and System Development Coordinator, Sam Dunkley at fnz.qhaxyrl@pnanqnfabjobneq.pn


If you are interested in becoming a member of the Canada Snowboard Board of Directors, please complete the Nominations Form on our website: https://www.canadasnowboard.ca/en/about/contact/apply/

All nominations must be submitted by Friday, June 9th, 2023. Elections will take place at the Annual General Meeting on Sunday, September 17th, 2023.

Canada Snowboard is committed to building an inclusive team, and strongly encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds and identities to apply. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.


**Please Note -

Per the Canada Snowboard Nominations Committee Terms of Reference - A candidate for election as a Director is deemed to have a disqualifying conflict of interest if that individual is identified as any or all of the following:

●      Parent, Partner or Spouse of a Current Canada Snowboard Athlete or Provincial/Territorial Athlete ;


●      Current Director or Director Elect of a Canada Snowboard PTSA;


●      Current Canada Snowboard NextGen or National Team Athlete, or PTSA Athlete