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Join Our Board!

We are currently accepting applications to join our Board of Directors 

Circular Farm and Food Society Board Member Application

Background:

The Circular Farm and Food Society (CFFS) is a registered non-profit organization, founded in 2019, to establish and oversee the Sandown Centre for Regenerative Agriculture.  We are the Long Term Operator of the Centre under an agreement with the District of North Saanich and are grateful for partial funding of our operations from the District. 

 

The CFFS is a governance board, establishing the vision and mission for Sandown Centre, providing oversight to Sandown staff, and ongoing operational guidance and review, as necessary, generally through the form of sub-committees. For example, HR Sub-Committee, Fundraising Sub-Committee.  

 

We are committed to providing equitable access and recognize we do not have the full range of diverse voices currently represented on our board. We particularly encourage those who experience systemic barriers to contributing to governance boards to apply. These include (but are not limited to) individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and/or LGBTQIA+; individuals who live on a fixed income or experience ongoing financial hardship; and individuals living with a disability or impairment.

 

Time Commitment:

The Board meets for 1.5 hours bi-monthly, in January, March (the AGM), May, July, September and November. 

 

Term:

Board members are elected by the society members at the AGM, for a 2 year term. Board directors may stand for re-election for successive terms. 

 

Open Positions:

Board Chair

Treasurer 

Secretary 

Director at Large 

Application:

Please copy and send us a completed application to sandowncentreboard@gmail.com with the heading "Board Member Application" 

Your Name:

Home Address:

Phone: 

Email:

 

Professional/Volunteer Work (Organization/Position):


 

Please attach:

 

1. A brief (one page) biographical summary telling us about yourself, highlighting your interest and involvement in our local food system, why you want to join the CFFS Board, and any relevant skills or experience that will support your work as a Board member. This biography will be shared with the CFFS Board during the selection process.

 

Please submit your application via email no later than 15 February 2024. 

 

If you are selected to move forward, you will be invited to meet the Board to discuss your application further. 

 

Following an interview process, selected candidates will be invited to attend our AGM in March 2024 to be voted in. 


 

Thank you for your application to the Circular Farm & Food Society Board of Directors!

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