Call for nominations

Call for nominations

Applications for 2019 Election are now closed

Available director positions

The Nominations and Election Committee is seeking Vancity members to fill three director positions in the 2019 election. Each position is for a three-year term, commencing after the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

What we’re looking for

Prospective candidates will be assessed against a list of “Desired Director Attributes and Experience” and the areas the Board wants to strengthen for the coming year. We look for individuals who reflect the communities Vancity serves to ensure diversity of thought, background and experience on the Board. Specific details can be found in the Candidates’ Package posted below.

Directors may spend approximately 50 hours a month in preparation for, and attendance at, meetings. Additional time is required for director development, community events and planning sessions. Meetings and events are scheduled during regular business hours, evenings and weekends. Before submitting your papers, carefully consider the responsibilities, skills and time commitment required.

Next Steps

  1. Download the Candidates’ Package, which contains the relevant forms and guidance on how to complete your submission.
  2. Carefully read the Candidates’ Package as this contains all of the information relevant to your candidacy.
  3. Be aware of all deadlines for submitting documents. Deadlines are fixed and late submissions will not be accepted.
  4. Keep a copy of your forms as you may need to refer to them during the election process.
  • Prospective candidates are highly encouraged to attend the information session held at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Vancity Centre (183 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver).
    • To register for this session, contact the Governance Department (phone: 604.877.7595 or email: by no later than 12 pm on December 4, 2018.
  • All documents must be submitted by 12 pm on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 as deadlines are fixed and late submissions will not be accepted.

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