Call for Nominations – The 519 Annual General Meeting 2019-20

The 519 Board of Management is currently seeking candidates for a minimum two-year term (October 2019 - September 2021) who possess a robust mix of skills, knowledge and experience, and reflect the diversity of the communities that The 519 works with.

In order to be elected to our Board of Management, the nominee and nominators (2) must be Members of The 519. Membership is the best way for you to show your support for The 519. Your involvement helps keep our community vibrant, diverse, and connected. 
Become a member, or renew your membership online

Recruitment Priorities

The Board's recruitment priorities include continuing to advance the representation of:

  • Individuals from a cross-section of age groups

  • Members of diverse racial and ethno-cultural communities
  • Members from Indigenous communities
  • Women
  • Trans/ Non-binary people
  • People with disabilities

Skill and Experience Priorities 

Deep understanding and demonstrated competencies in:

  • Philanthropy and fundraising
  • Community services sector
  • Community neighbourhood development/ planning
  • Strategic communications
  • Board leadership and development

Eligibility Criteria

Nominees must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • be over the age of 18
  • be a resident of the City of Toronto (residency includes living in the City of Toronto, owning or tenanting land there, or being the spouse of an owner or tenant)
  • Be a current Member of the 519. At least 6 of the 11 elected members must reside in The 519's catchment area. The catchment area is bounded by Bay, Bloor, Parliament, and Gerrard streets.
  • Not be in a restricted category as defined in the City of Toronto's Public Appointments Policy

The 519 also requires confirmation of the following:

  • membership status -  be a member of The 519
  • your two nominators must be members of The 519
  • the contact information of two members of The 519 who have agreed to nominate you for the Board of Management
  • provide signed declaration providing full disclosure of any conflict of interest or perceived, and declaring your understanding and commitment to fulfil the role of a Board Member
  • a copy of your current resume or curriculum vitae
  • short biography that will be published on The
  • photo of yourself that will be published on during the nomination process

Please review The 519 policies and strategic priorities here.

Application and Nomination Form

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in becoming a Board member, please apply on or before Thursday, August 22, 2019 by 5pm by filling out the Application and Nomination Form. 

Application and Nomination Form

All candidates that meet the eligibility requirements will be interviewed by the Nominations Committee on September 9 and 10, 2019. Nominees will be notified of their status by September 16, 2019. Voting will take place on September 25, 2019 at our Annual General Meeting. 

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2019/20

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