The 519 is currently seeking candidates to join its Board of Management. Ideal candidates possess a robust mix of skills, knowledge and experience, and reflect the diversity of the communities that The 519 works with.
Please be advised that the Board is proposing amendments to the by-laws that would change Board member terms from 2 years to 4 years, therefore successful applicants would be appointed for 4-year terms (September 2023-September 2027).
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.
Priorities include continuing to advance the representation of members from equity-seeking communities, including:
Skills gained through a variety of experiences, including lived experience, in at least one of the following priority areas are considered an asset:
We recognize that structural barriers shape experiences, qualifications and a sense of capacity. We encourage people to apply even if you feel that the position may be a stretch. The Board is committed to supporting new members through orientation, training, and on-going mentoring.
Nominees must meet the following minimum requirements:
The 519 also requires confirmation of the following:
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 Monday, August 28th, 2023 at 5 pm by filling out the Application and Nomination Form.
All candidates that meet the eligibility requirements will be interviewed remotely by the Nominations Committee on September 5-7, 2023. Candidates will be provided various options for participating in the interview for equitable access:
Nominees will be notified of their status on September 19, 2023. Voting will take place, on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at our Annual General Meeting.