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2020 Call for Nominations to the
Canada Games Council
Board of Directors

The Canada Games Council (CGC) is currently seeking energetic, passionate and enthusiastic individuals to serve on their Board of Directors, who are able to dedicate their time and expertise to help grow the Canada Games Movement and our Canadian sport system.  

CGC’s mandate is to deliver the Canada Games in a way that develops athletes, sport, and leaves lasting legacies in communities.  CGC works to deliver value to its key stakeholders, including governments, Host Societies, national and provincial sport organizations, Canadian youth and Canadians at large.

Created by Federal, Provincial and Territorial governments through the Clear Lake Agreement, CGC is a national, private, non-profit organization that serves as the governing body for the Canada Games. As the Games move from one host community to the next, CGC provides continuity, leadership and support to Host Societies. CGC ensures effective long-term partnerships with national sport organizations, governments and the corporate sector: it allocates resources in support of a compelling vision and set of values.

Led by a committed group of volunteer Directors, the CGC benefits from the incredible expertise and dedication of thousands of volunteers working across Canada to prepare teams and the Canada Games.

The CGC has seven (7) volunteer board positions up for election in September 2020.

Nominations will be reviewed and assessed with the objective of achieving a balance of required expertise, skill sets, geographic representation, diversity and inclusivity.  

If you are looking to be involved in a dynamic and engaged governance board, then Canada Games Council would like to hear from you. To learn more about the Canada Games, and the roles and responsibilities of the Board, please click on the CGC Director Brief.

Interested applicants are required to complete the CGC Candidate Nomination Form below.

The deadline for submission is midnight (EST) July 19, 2020.

Canada Games Council Board of Directors Candidate Nomination Form

Prior to completing this application form, prospective candidates are encouraged to review the CGC Director Brief, which serves to provide an overview of the Council’s Governance structure and the roles and expectations of Directors.

Prospective candidates are required to submit the following information by July 19, 2020:

Should you have any questions regarding your application, please contact Karen Poapst, Director, Corporate Services, via email at kpoapst@canadagames.ca or by phone at 1-613-526-2320, ext. 2703.

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