Applying for the CHFA Board of Directors

Applying for the CHFA Board of Directors

Nominations are now Closed.

CHFA is seeking interested members to join our Board of Directors. This is an opportunity to help shape our industry as we create new opportunities for our member businesses to thrive, increase innovation and deepen relationships. Help drive the strategic direction of our Association by joining this high performing Board and providing your leadership and professional experience.

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.

If you want to be part of an industry-leading group and possess one or more of the qualifications above:

  1. Complete this Expression of Interest form, and send it along with
  2. 2 )a copy of your résumé or a one-page summary of your experience in the natural health, organic and wellness industry AND
  3. 3) a letter of reference as confirmation of the ratings in your Expression of Interest form, no later than 11:59 p.m. PT on November 30th, 2022, by email to for consideration.