Call for Nominations for RGD's 2017 Board of Directors

Certified 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 2017-2018 RGD Board of Directors is now open to certified RGDs interested in running for election or encouraging fellow RGDs to run by putting forward a nomination.


Nominating Committee

  • Megan Oldfield RGD, Toronto (Committee Chair)
  • Jen Clark RGD, Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Amanda Colvin RGD, Hornby
  • Lionel Gadoury RGD, Toronto
  • Terry Hill RGD, Sault Ste. Marie
  • Kathleen Scott RGD, Kincardine


Nomination Criteria

Only certified RGD 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 or mailed by Friday, January 20, 2017.


About the Board

The affairs of the Association are managed by a Board of Directors of 17 RGDs as well as one Student RGD and one Provisional RGD. 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 Directors, 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 27, 2017 at 6:30pm. Venue to be announced.