If you are interested in joining FACL BC’s Board of Directors (the “FACL BC Board”), please complete the nomination form by 11:59 p.m. on July 7, 2023. Your nomination statement should include a short summary of who you are, why you are interested in our organization, and the extent of your previous involvement with FACL BC (if any) (maximum of 300 words). These nomination statements will be sent to all FACL BC members. You may submit a nomination statement for no more than one position described below.
Nominees will also be asked to provide remarks during our AGM on July 17 - more details to be provided after the nomination deadline.
The following positions are available:
Directors-at-Large (Two Year Term)
The FACL BC Board has four Directors-at-Large positions available. These positions are open to FACL BC’s full members. Members on the FACL BC Board are expected to assume active high-level and on-the-ground leadership for our various initiatives, including in leading FACL BC committees.
Secretary (One Year Term)
The FACL BC Board has one Secretary position available. This position is open to FACL BC’s full members. The Secretary is an integral part of the FACL BC Board and responsible for, among others:
- overseeing the issuance of notices of FACL BC General Meetings and Board meetings;
- taking minutes of FACL BC General Meetings and Board meetings;
- maintaining the records of the FACL BC Society in accordance with theSocieties Act;
- assisting in conducting the correspondence of the FACL BC Board; and
- overseeing the filing of the annual report of the FACL BC and making any other filings with the registrar under the Societies Act.
Area Representatives (One Year Term)
The FACL BC Board has one Area Representative position for each of Kamloops and Victoria available. Area Representatives are key liaisons between FACL BC and their respective region’s legal community and represent/promote FACL BC in their respective regions. These positions are open to FACL BC’s full members in Kamloops or Victoria.
Student Directors (One Year Term)
The FACL BC Board has one Student Director position for each of BC’s law schools (UBC, TRU, and UVic) available. Student Directors are key liaisons between FACL BC and their respective law school and represent/promote FACL BC at their respective law school. These positions are open to FACL BC’s student members who are current JD or graduate law students at UBC, TRU, or UVic. For more information on the Student Director position, please click here.
All FACL BC Board members are expected to attend monthly Board meetings, participate in FACL BC committees (Membership, Advocacy, or Mentorship), and contribute actively to the planning and execution of FACL BC programming and initiatives.
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