NWTRPA Board Nominations Open!


Want to get involved in advocating for and shaping the recreation and on the land sectors in the NWT? Join our Board of Directors!


The NWT Recreation and Parks Association AGM will take place on October 6, 2022.

Four (4) Board Member positions are open for election.


We are now accepting nominations for the following Board positions:

  • President: 2-year term, can reside in any NWT community.

  • Sahtu Regional Director: 2-year term, must reside in K’áhbamį́túé/Colville Lake, Tulít’a, Tłegǫ́hłı̨/Norman Wells, Délı̨nę, or Rádeyı̨lı̨kóé/Fort Good Hope.

  • Director South Slave: 2-year term, must reside in Enterprise, Denı́nu Kų́ę́/Fort Resolution, Thebacha/Fort Smith, Kátł’odeeche, Hay River, or Łútsël K’é.

  • Director North Slave: 2-year term, must reside in Whatì, Wekweètì, Gamètì, Behchokǫ̀, N’Dılǫ, or T’èɂehdaà/Dettah.

Time Commitment

The NWTRPA Board of Directors is a volunteer position. The Board meets online/teleconference 3-4 times a year and in-person 3 times a year for a two-day, face-to-face meeting usually in Winter, Spring/Summer, and in the Fall at our Conference/AGM.

Board members may be asked to join certain committees or working groups that will require additional conference calls and volunteer work. Aside from meetings, Board members can take part in other activities to support the organization.

Requirements

· Nominees must be residents of the NWT.

· Nominees must be able to meet the time commitments of regularly attending board meetings.

· Nominees must be NWTRPA members and must reside in the region that they are being nominated for.


Qualifications

· Previous volunteer experience is considered an asset.

· Experience in recreation, sport, land-based and cultural activities is considered an asset.

· Experience with finance, board governance, policy, and non-profit groups is considered an asset.


To Submit a Nomination

Nominees must be NWTRPA members and must reside in the region that they are being nominated for. Nominations MUST be received by 12 PM on October 5 (the day before the AGM).

OR

About the NWTRPA Board of Directors

The NWT Recreation and Parks Association has an eight-person volunteer Board of Directors. The Board is comprised of a President, a Director-at-Large and six regional members from across the NWT. The Board of Directors sets goals for the organization and monitors the progress towards reaching those goals.


The NWTRPA Board of Directors meets at a minimum six times per year including three face-to-face meetings (in various NWT communities) and three online/conference call meetings. Face-to-face meetings are typically two days in length while conference calls last up to two hours.


The Role of NWTRPA Board of Directors:

· Create and update policy

· Monitor that policies are being followed

· Complete tasks assigned to the Board in policy

· Report to the membership


Questions?

Unsure if you or the nominee are a member?

Contact us at admin@nwtrpa.org for support!

Board Nomination Form May 26.22
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