|Ottawa, Ont., January 11, 2015 — Nominations opened on Dec. 1, 2014 for the 2015 Equine Canada Director Election. Each year the Equine Canada Nominations Committee has the responsibility of presenting a slate of candidates to the membership for election to the organization’s Board of Directors. The Nominations Committee is composed of a chair who is appointed by the Board of Directors, and representatives from each of the three Division Councils (Sport, Recreation and Industry) and the Provincial Advisory Council.|
The Nominations Committee is seeking candidates with passion and drive to serve on the Equine Canada Board of Directors, working with other committed volunteers to build and enhance equine activities in Canada. The Board meets monthly via conference calls and face-to-face twice a year.
Equine Canada wishes to recruit and develop directors who bring a range of needed professional skills, background and diversity that is reflective of the community it serves. Knowledge in equine activities and strategic expertise in various aspects of non-profit governance are deemed desirable attributes. Additional assets include being logical, innovative, forward thinking and able to work well in a team environment.