Call for Delegate: CASA Board of Directors

Position: 
Alternate, NGO Industrial
Initiative: 
Board of Directors
Application Deadline: 
16 Feb 2018
Background: 

Deadline Extended

The Clean Air Strategic Alliance (CASA) is a multi-stakeholder organization made up of representatives of industry, government, and environmental organizations which develops and recommends strategies to assess and improve air quality in Alberta. Detailed information on CASA is available on their website.

CASA is governed by a board of directors who are appointed by their sectors in accordance with the principle of sectoral self-selection. There are six ENGO representatives on the CASA board; nominally three Directors and three Alternates, with Alternates having the same participation rights as the primary Directors.

This notice is to fill the vacant Alternate position for the NGO Industrial sub-sector.

 

Time Commitment: 

The CASA Board holds four full-day meetings each year. Applicants should also expect to allocate some time for meeting preparation and followup. Directors are also expected to serve on board committees.

Expenses & Honoraria: 

Per diem Honoraria and reimbursement of travel expenses are available from CASA in accordance with their stakeholder support policy.

Selection Criteria: 

The representative should have the following attributes:

  • Be knowledgeable about air quality and air quality issues, particularly in reference to the industrial sub-sector.
  • Support and endorsement of an environmental non-governmental organization active in Alberta with a demonstrated commitment to the environmental stewardship and promotion of air quality improvement.
  • Record of effective participation in CASA Board or Project Teams, or other consensus-based multi-stakeholder processes.

Delegate Expectations

  • Actively participate and provide input at the meetings.
  • Provide updates to and receive feedback from the ENGO sector by participating in AEN conference calls & meetings, and providing periodic written briefs.
  • Familiarize oneself with the AEN’s Name Use Policy

The selected delegates are expected to conduct themselves in accordance with the objects and values of the Alberta Environmental Network. The objects of the AEN include:

  1. to encourage and support networking, communication, and resource sharing amongst non-governmental environmental organizations…
  2. to facilitate common action and/or joint initiatives by some or all of its member groups

The values of the AEN:

  • Transparent
  • Accountable
  • Credible
  • Fair
  • Honest
  • Accurate
  • Compassionate
  • Collaborative
  • Inspiring
  • Supportive
  • Respecting diversity
Application Instructions: 

Please reply to [email protected] by Friday, February 16, 2018 providing:

  • Contact information of applicant (including address, email, and phone number);
  • The name of the environmental non-governmental organization endorsing the applicant;
  • A brief description of the applicant’s background and abilities, particularly those relevant to the selection criteria 

NOTE: Delegates may include a resume as additional information but not in the place of the other information requested.

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