Call for Nominations for NIDA Treasurer and Secretary

Call for Nominations for NIDA Treasurer and Secretary

Call for Nominations for NIDA Treasurer and Secretary

No Comments on Call for Nominations for NIDA Treasurer and Secretary

Call for Nominations for NIDA Treasurer and Secretary

Deadline: 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time, Monday October 26, 2020.

The NIDA Nominating Committee seeks your nominations and self-nominations for two officer positions of Treasurer and Secretary who will begin their terms after the NIDA Virtual AGA in November 2020. The Treasurer and Secretary serve a two-year term, renewable to a maximum of two consecutive two-year terms.

As two of five officers with full voting rights on the Board, these positions are among the most important in NIDA; the other officers are the Chair and Vice Chair. These positions require a willingness to serve NIDA at a high level, and skills specific to each.

Treasurer

The Treasurer oversees the financial matters of NIDA in line with good practices. The treasurer ensures that effective financial measures, controls and procedures are put in place, and are appropriate for NIDA. The Treasurer reports on the current financial position of NIDA on a quarterly basis on Board conference calls or in-person meetings. The Treasurer ensures that proper accounts and records are kept in line with the organization’s bylaws, good governance, legal and regulatory requirements. The Treasurer will be aware of CRA policies/regulatory requirements with respect to financial compliance.

Secretary

The secretary should be knowledgeable of the organization’s records and related materials, and should be able to provide advice and resources to the board on relevant topics at issue, such as particular governance matters being addressed at a meeting. The secretary is responsible for assisting NIDA staff with the scheduling of board meetings and will ensure an adequate number of meetings are held per year, in accordance with the organization’s bylaws. The secretary is responsible for assisting NIDA staff with recording minutes of meetings, and for ensuring that accurate minutes of meetings are taken and approved. The secretary is responsible for assisting NIDA staff with maintaining accurate documentation and meeting legal requirements, such as annual filing deadlines. The Secretary ensures that proper notification is given of directors’ and members’ meetings as specified in the bylaws.

To submit a nomination or self-nomination, please complete the NIDA Board Nomination Form. Nominations will be confidentially compiled in the NIDA office and forwarded directly to the Chair of the Nominating Committee. Qualified candidates should have an understanding of NIDA’s mission and a strong desire to further its goals. The following membership criteria are also requirements for members of the NIDA Board of Directors:

  • Directors must be NIDA members in good standing
  • Directors should have prior involvement with NIDA, whether as a member, colleague, or volunteer
  • Directors must agree to support the vision, mission and values of NIDA

Board Selection Criteria

Nominations will be considered on the following criteria and the candidate’s statement should address them:

  1. Connection to NIDA and their passion for its mission
  2. Professional expertise and experiences
  3. Willingness to serve and be an ambassador for the organization and its initiatives
  4. From provinces and territories other than Manitoba 

We greatly appreciate your recommendations and interest as we continue to build a strong and diverse Board.

Nominations Process

Interested candidates are requested to self-nominate using the Nominations Form available here: http://nada.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/2020_NADA_Nomination_Form_Board_of_Directors.pdf

 Timeline:

  • The deadline for nomination applications is 4:30PM central time, October 26, 2020.
  • All applications will be initially screened by the Nominations Committee to assess candidates’ prior knowledge of and/or involvement in NIDA
  • Successful candidates will be announced at the 2020 NIDA Virtual AGA on November 9, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact executivedirector@nada.ca or call 204-927-1224

Follow us

Contact Us

National Indigenous Diabetes Association Inc.
103-90 Garry Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
R3C 4H1

Latest Photos

Instagram did not return a 200.

Back to Top