Applying for the CHFA Board of Directors

Applying for the CHFA Board of Directors

Nominations are now Closed.

CHFA has a Board of nine directors. Every year, three of those directors' terms end. Each director is eligible to stand for up to two consecutive terms and under certain circumstances, a third term is possible.

To ensure a balance of required skills and competencies within the Board and to ensure the Board represents a cross-section of the membership, this year we are looking for members with the following areas of expertise and / or demographics, and encourage Expressions of Interest from those who possess one or more of the following qualifications:

  • Members of equity-seeking communities (including racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities / expressions);
  • Financial oversight;
  • Government relations; and
  • Digital experience (i.e. oversight of IT strategy and / or digital growth).

As a Board Member, your role will be to:

  • Provide leadership on issues of concern;
  • Set strategic priorities;
  • Formulate governing policies;
  • Provide financial stewardship;
  • Monitor organizational performance; and
  • Work with the senior staff to shape policy based on industry needs and member feedback.

Your commitment will include:

  • A three-year term;
  • Participation in four Board meetings annually;
  • Involvement in a minimum of one Board Committee with a minimum of four meetings annually;
  • Participation at CHFA events as required; and
  • Participation in one or more strategic planning/governance sessions.