October 12th

2022 Call for Applications for Positions on IPAC Toronto Region’s Board of Directors

We are pleased to invite applications for the Board of Directors of IPAC Toronto Region for 2023-24!

IPAC Toronto Region is seeking approximately 5 members to join the upcoming two-year term of the Board & fill vacant positions, including:

  • Chair of the Board
  • Committee Chair
  • Board/committee member (member-at-large)
New board members will add fresh perspective and energy to complement the strong experience and stability of returning Board colleagues as we look to continue to strengthen IPAC Toronto Region.

To express your interest in joining the Board of Directors for the 2023-24 term, complete the form at the following link by Friday, October 21, 2022.

The Board slate will be considered for approval at IPAC Toronto Region’s Annual General Meeting in late November 2022.

About the Board of Directors

IPAC Toronto Region’s Board plays a crucial role in the advancement and sustainability of IPAC and the regional chapter. The Board provides strategic direction, as well as operational leadership over the chapter’s business and initiatives.

Board key responsibilities include developing strategic goals and action plans; participating in the planning and delivery of initiatives; ensuring the continued member engagement and growth; and fostering relationships with the IPAC community and other organizations.

As an ambassador for IPAC, each Board member is expected to be a member-in-good standing of the Institute, contribute actively to Board activities including leading/participating in Board committees and chapter initiatives, and promote IPAC events and opportunities. Through the committee structure, the Board is able to focus Board members on key activities, and currently include management, events and

programs (including a focus on New Professionals programming), awards, communications, membership, and volunteers. Board members form part of, and work closely with and leverage a dynamic pool of volunteers that help advance the regional chapter.

Committees on Board of Directors

The Board of Directors operates in a committee structure. The committees include the following:

  • Events and Programs: responsible for planning, organizing and implementing programming and events, including programming for new professionals
  • Awards: oversees delivery of IPAC awards, including the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal of Distinction in Public Administration and Emerging New Professional Award
  • Volunteer: responsible for liaising and managing our group of volunteers who assist with planning and execution of the region’s programming
  • Membership: responsible for developing IPAC Toronto Region’s Membership Plan and Strategy
  • Communications: develops and implements annual communications plan with a goal of increasing engagement, and oversees the chapter’s communication channels and promotional initiatives

Roles on the Board of Directors

The roles on the Board of Directors include: chair of the Board, committee chair and member-at-large.

The Chair of the Board provides leadership to the Board of Directors, including leading strategic planning and stewardship of relationships, including with IPAC’s National Office; overseeing and supporting Board members’ execution of duties; setting Board agenda and presiding over meetings; and representing the Board at key forums, including national and regional meetings.

Committee Chairs lead the development and implementation of committee initiatives, working closely with and coordinating Board/Committee Members (Members-at-Large) and volunteers.