Serve on a Board or Committee
Serving on a board or committee is an excellent opportunity to share your skills and expertise and to give back to your community. The next public recruitment for boards and committees takes place in the fall of 2018.
Frequently asked questions
The Recreation, Parks and Culture department is responsible for reviewing all applications and conducting candidate interviews for the Art Collection Advisory Committee and the Building Community Advisory Committee. This department appoints the most qualified individuals in accordance with the terms of reference for those committees. All candidates are contacted following the conclusion of the recruitment process.
The Governance Advisory Committee is responsible for reviewing all applications and conducting candidate interviews for most other boards and committees. This Committee makes recommendations to County Council. Council appoints or recommends, as applicable, the most qualified individuals in accordance with the terms of reference of the boards and committees as well as the County’s Boards and Committees bylaw where applicable. All candidates are contacted following the conclusion of the recruitment process.
Strathcona County appreciates the interest of all applicants. If you applied for a position but were not selected for an appointment, please note that all applications received will be kept until the start of the next recruitment period and will be considered throughout the ensuing year if vacancies arise.
For the spring 2018 recruitment for certain boards and committees, members will be selected in April 2018.
For positions beginning in 2019, online applications will be available in September 2018 and members will be selected in November 2018.
In most cases, public members must be residents of Strathcona County unless otherwise stated in the board or committee’s terms of reference. If you are interested in applying, please review the specific board or committee’s mandate, eligibility requirements, and time commitment which can be viewed by selecting the board or committee from the List of Boards and Committees page.
Strathcona County is looking for:
- Individuals with a desire to give back to the community
- Individuals with specific expertise relevant to the qualifications a specific board or committee may be looking for
- Individuals with time available to commit to membership
Contact: Brenda Macdonald