Our Board of Directors
Board Directors are responsible for acting in the best long-term interests of the organization and its community and will bring to the task of informed decision-making, a broad knowledge and an inclusive perspective.
The Board of Directors is collectively accountable to the community, funders and other stakeholders. They are accountable for Seniors Life Enhancement Centres’ performance in relation to its mission and strategic objectives and for the effective stewardship of financial and human resources.
Six regular board meetings per year (two hours in length), set at Annual General Meeting. Other time requirements may vary for subcommittee meetings, preparation, consultation and participation in fundraising events.
Two years, appointed or elected annually at the Annual General Meeting
Every Board Director is expected to do the following:
- Prepare for, participate in and attend board meetings
- Work as a team member and support board decisions
- Participate in the review of the organization’s mission and objectives and the development of a strategic plan
Monitor the performance of the organization in relation to objectives and core values
Abide by the by-laws, code of conduct and other polices that apply to the board
Demonstrate commitment by volunteering your time to the organization
Keep informed about community issues relevant to the mission and objectives of the Association
Promote the centres service to the public.
The following are considered key job qualifications:
- Knowledge of the community
- Commitment to organization’s mission and strategic directions
- A commitment of time
- Openness to learning