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Current Need

Board Positions Available

We are currently seeking candidates to serve as general Board Directors.  We are actively seeking candidates with either International Development, Fundraising and/or Media & Communications experience.

Board Mandate 

The Board of Directors shall govern and protect DevXchange in such a way as to provide continuity and sustainability to the organization. The board will develop, implement and monitor policies that will allow the organization to carry out its work.

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2014 AGM

Board Structure & Administration

  • The board is elected by, and accountable to, its membership.
  • The Board consists of up to 7 Board Directors including a Board Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer and Secretary.
  • The Board meets approximately 8 times a year or at least quarterly in addition to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in May/June of each year.
  • The term of service is one year, however Board Directors are expected to let their name stand for re-election for a second term or up to a maximum term of 3 years.
  • Board Directors must be a member of Devxchange and must endorse the corporate mission statement, core values and guiding principles.
  • The majority of Board Directors must be Canadian citizens, as it is a Canadian charity.

 

Board Director Expectations

  • Be an enthusiastic supporter of the DevXchange vision and an ambassador for the members that DevXchange supports
  • Be willing and able to make a commitment of 4 – 6 hours a month to fulfill Board responsibilities and to support DevXchange activities.
  • Be willing to use your skills and sphere of influence to further the cause of DevXchange or to govern the organization
  • Support Board fund raising activities by being prepared to play a leadership role in one or more of the following:
  • Donating to the organization
  • Participating in fund-raising activities
  • Using their skills, time, and connections to secure funding through external sources

 

Board Positions Available

  • General Board Member: We are currently seeking candidates to serve as general Board members. We are actively seeking candidates with either International Development, Fund Raising and/or Media & Communications experience.

 

Please contact – Brian McConnell or Executive Director- Bob Black