Nomination Form

If you’re looking for a volunteer opportunity that offers immense satisfaction, opportunities for creativity and high impact, Wounds Canada would like to hear from you. Join our Board of Directors and make a difference in the skin health and wound prevention and management of Canadians.

We are currently seeking dynamic nominees from the Atlantic region who are passionate about skin health and wound care with governance, legal or financial background experience.

If you:

  • Are committed to the mission and vision of Wounds Canada
  • Demonstrate leadership in wound care in your community or region
  • Are dedicated to improving outcomes for those who live with wounds
  • Are accountable for stewardship and performance
  • Demonstrate integrity and respect decisions made on a majority basis


Recruitment Process for the Board of Directors

Requirements for the nomination and appointment process:

  • Over the age of eighteen (18) years
  • A member of Wounds Canada in good standing for a minimum of 2 years.*
  • Nomination Form
  • Two letters of reference
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of Intent
  • Interview with the nominations committee and as requested by Wounds Canada's Board of Directors
* (If the Board requires specific expertise this requirement may be waived by the Chair of Wounds Canada).

Role of the Wounds Canada Board of Directors:

  • Serve as ambassadors of the organization
  • Fiduciaries who steer the organization towards a sustainable future
  • Adopt sound, ethical and legal governance and financial management
  • Ensure adequate resources to advance Wounds Canada's vision and mission

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Regularly attend and participate in meetings of the Board (4 scheduled meetings per year) and apply informed judgement to issues before the Board by asking questions, expressing views and making recommendations as appropriate
  • Prepare for meetings by reading/reviewing the agendas and other materials provided in advance
  • Be responsible for reviewing and approving the’ strategic plan
  • Review and approve the annual proposed budget and financial audit
  • Oversee the management of Wounds Canada
  • Review and approve the internal controls and operating policies and procedures
  • Consider and approve all matters posing a significant impact on stakeholders of Wounds Canada
  • Review and approve any transactions outside the normal course of business
  • Provide input to the Chair for CEO annual evaluation
  • Act honestly and in good faith with a view to the best interests of Wounds Canada, and with the diligence and care of a reasonably prudent person
  • Ensure personal compliance with Wounds Canada’s guidelines for conduct, including the bylaws, and terms of reference

Characteristics of a Wounds Canada Board Director:

  • Demonstrates leadership within wound care, their community or region
  • Committed to the Mission and Vision of Wounds Canada
  • Dedicated to improving outcomes for those who suffer from wounds
  • Represent Wounds Canada as an ambassadors to the organization
  • Accountable for stewardship and performance
  • Demonstrate integrity based on honesty and objectivity
  • Demonstrate loyalty to the organization, its staff and other Board members
  • Respect decisions made on a majority basis

Appointments to the Board will be guided by:

  • The background, skills and experience you would bring to the board
  • Your capacity to assist Wounds Canada achieve its strategic direction
  • Your commitment to the values and principles of Wounds Canada

Terms of Office

Terms of office will be pursuant to Bylaw Number 1 Subsection 7.03 which states
“Officers shall hold their position for a period of three (3) years, or, in those cases where an Officer is appointed by the Board to fill a vacancy during the year, until the first meeting of the Board immediately following the annual general meeting.”

Nomination Process

If you have a colleague you think would be an asset to the board, we invite you to submit a nomination form*.

Nominations are due by April 22, 2024 and candidates will be required to submit all additional required documentation by May 1, 2024.

All Nominees will be asked to submit:

  • Two letters of reference
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of Intent

* Please ensure the candidate is agreeable to offer their name to stand for nomination prior to submitting the nomination.

Nomination Form

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