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2022-23 Call for Nominations Board of Directors

2022-23 Call for Nominations Board of Directors

Join our board and help lead the Chamber

The Governance Committee of Fort St. John and District Chamber of Commerce in accordance with the organization’s by-laws, is seeking candidates with established business, leadership, and advocacy expertise to join the Board of Directors for a two-year term commencing December 6, 2022

We are pleased to provide this nomination package that outlines the expectations of Directors of the Fort St. John and District Chamber of Commerce together with their role and responsibilities.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Nominations close at 4:00pm on November 22, 2022.


Directors represent and are accountable to the membership and as such are responsible for governing and overseeing the strategic direction of the Chamber. The effectiveness of your Chamber is directly dependent on the leadership, participation, and enthusiasm of the Board of Directors.

The Governance Committee urges you to consider the following desirable qualities, some or all of which strong candidates for the Chamber Board of Directors should possess:

  • Awareness and understanding of the Chamber and a desire to support and promote it.
  • Awareness of the business and economic climate in Fort St. John, BC, and Canada.
  • Previous board experience serving in an advocacy, leadership or executive position.
  • Sound entrepreneurial skills.
  • Understanding of financial statements, management reports, and risk management.
  • High ethical standards and integrity in professional and personal dealings.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • History of community involvement.

In addition, nominees must be Chamber members in good standing or representatives of Chamber members in good standing for a minimum of two years and must be endorsed by one other Chamber member in good standing.

If you have any questions about the process and/or associated information, please contact the Chamber office at 250.785.6037 or Email at


2022 Nomination and Election Process Timeline

Oct 22
Election Notification

Oct 31
Call for Nominations

Nov 22
Closing Day for Nominations 1:00pm

Nomination Package Submission 4:00pm

Nov. 23
E- Vote Ballot link sent to membership

Nov. 29
Voting Closes

Nov. 30
Tally of Votes and notification to Board and Nominees – Media Release

Dec. 6
New Board Meeting and Executive Election

Dec. 20
Introduction of new Board at Speaker Luncheon

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