OPIRG Carleton Board of Directors Nomination Period

OPIRG-Board-Nomination Announcing Board of Directors Nomination Period:

MARCH 6 – 19, 2013

Get involved with a student-directed organization that works towards social, economic, and environmental justice.

The OPIRG Board of Directors is comprised of 5-9 individuals with 2/3 of the members being Carleton University students. Faculty, community members, and formers staff/interns/volunteers/researchers are also encouraged to apply.To qualify as a member of the Board, the nominee must be a member who is at least 18 or more years of age, in good standing of the Corporation, and is an active volunteer for OPIRG or a similar organization for at least eight months. OPIRG-Carleton works as a non-hierarchical organization and makes decisions by consensus.

The role of the OPIRG Board is to:

  • Support OPIRG’s projects and support the work of the Working Groups and Portfolio areas;
  • Be part of the planning, visioning, and setting of priorities for the organization;
  • Be responsible for the organization as defined by the Corporations Act, OPIRG bylaws and policies, and the Board Contract;
  • Be the employer as defined by the Collective Agreement with CUPE 1281;
  • Work collectively with the staff to oversee the work of the organization.
  • Board Members cannot receive any remuneration for their work with OPIRG.

Contact our office - 326 Unicentre - for more information and to pick up a Nomination Package

Nomination period: March 5th, 2013 to March 19th, 2013.

OPIRG-Carleton Board Nomination Form 2013.

Posted on March 4, 2013 and filed under Events.