Call for Nominations for RGD's 2014 Board of Directors
10/12/13
RGD Members are invited to run for RGD's Board of Directors to participate in the strategy and decision-making of the Association of Registered Graphic Designers. 

 

The Call for Nominations for the 2014-2016 RGD Board of Directors is now open to Registered Members interested in running for election or encouraging fellow RGDs to run by putting forward a nomination.

 

Nominating Committee

  • Wendy Millard RGD, Kingston, Committee Chair
  • Erin Boyce RGD, Kingston
  • Diego Casco RGD, Toronto
  • Jesse Gibb RGD, London
  • Kelvin Kwong RGD, Toronto
  • Roxann Shapwaykeesic RGD, Thunder Bay
  • Nicole Vallee RGD, Ottawa

 

Nomination Criteria

Only Registered members in good standing are eligible to nominate or to be nominated, and to run for a position on the Board of Directors. Further details on eligibility criteria may be found in RGD’s By-laws.

 

Click here to fill out a Nomination Form

 

Deadline for Nominations
Nominations must be completed and either emailed, mailed or faxed by Friday, January 24, 2014.

 

About the Board 

The affairs of the Association are managed by a Board of Directors of 9 to 14 RGD members as well as one Student Member and one Provisional RGD Member. RGD Directors serve for two year terms. The Board is responsible for long- and short-range planning, setting policy, monitoring operations, hiring the top staff person and ensuring that adequate governing documents are in place and regularly reviewed.

 

Director Responsibilities
Directors have a fiduciary responsibility and must exercise the duties of their office honestly and in good faith and with the highest degree of care, diligence and skill. Directors are asked to familiarize themselves with the Act and Bylaws; attend regular meetings, serve on Committees; attend the Annual Meeting; stay informed of the Association’s activities and programs, uphold confidentiality and provide guidance and leadership in support of RGD’s mandate, goals and initiatives.

 

More Information
If you would like to find out more about the roles and responsibilities of RGD Board members, please contact RGD’s Executive Director, Hilary Ashworth, by phone at 1 888 274 3668 x 23 or by email at .

 

The Annual General Meeting of Members will take place in Toronto Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6:30pm. Venue to be announced.