-  September 23, 2020 -

Call for new Board Director

Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC) is inviting expressions of interest from individuals who are interested in joining the Board of Directors in the volunteer role of Director.

WRDC

WRDC is a provincial non-profit organization committed to increasing women's participation in trades and technology. With private and public funding, WRDC offers a variety of programs and services to address challenges surrounding the attraction, recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in these sectors. WRDC was formed in 1997, and created a charitable arm, the Educational Resource Centre (WRDC-ERC), in 2002, to provide hands-on career exploration opportunities for female youth.

Board of Directors

The WRDC Board of Directors is a volunteer governance board, which governs the organization through a Strategic Plan, Governance Policies and By-laws.

The principal expectations of Board members include:

  • Support WRDC’s mandate, values and strategic plan
  • Serve a three-year term
  • Attend seven 2.5 hour regular board meetings a year
  • Attend special meetings as required
  • Be willing to serve on the Executive and/or a sub-committee
  • Be willing to lend support in their area of expertise on an as-needed basis

WRDC is seeking candidates with experience on not-for-profit or other corporate boards combined with knowledge of and/or experience with board governance. Education, skills and experience in relevant industries and sectors, human resources, legal or financial oversight would be considered an asset.

For additional information about the WRDC Board of Directors and expectations of Board Members, click here. New board members will be appointed by the Board of Directors through an established appointment process.

To express interest in joining the WRDC Board of Directors for the open Director position, please (1) complete the Self-Nomination Form  (below), (2) attach your resume, and send both to the WRDC CEO at ceo@wrdc.ca by November 2, 2020.

Self-Nomination Form - PDF Document

Self-Nomination Form - Word Document



Become a Sponsor

If you would like to contribute to WRDC's initiatives, we would love to have you come on board as a sponsor. Your help will allow us to continue helping women in our province.

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