Call for Delegates: ENGO Sector Member, AWC Lake Management Project Team

Position: 
ENGO Sector Member
Initiative: 
Lake Management Project Team
Application Deadline: 
12 Feb 2015
Background: 

The purpose of this initiative is to provide recommendations for improved lake management in Alberta to support achievement of Water for Life goals.

Objectives:

  • Document and assess the current state of lake management planning and governance (e.g., roles and responsibilities) in Alberta.
  • Identify gaps, redundancies and opportunities for improvements in lake management.
  • Develop recommendations toward effective lake management in Alberta, including roles and responsibilities.

Lake Management Project Team Terms of Reference

Time Commitment: 
  • Approximately 18 months
  • 15-20 full-day meetings, with some hours required between meetings to review and comment on meeting materials and draft reports
Selection Criteria: 
  • Representative of a sector with a direct interest or role in addressing this issue (deal maker, deal breaker or implementer)
  • Does not have to be an AWC director or alternate
  • Needs to have the characteristics described below, as per the AWC process guidelines

Expectations:

  • Effectively represent a particular stakeholder organization or sector;
  • Come prepared for meetings (e.g., reading pre-meeting material, completing assignments and being able to negotiate on behalf of their sector);
  • Make constructive contributions that advance the team’s goals and objectives, and help others to do the same;
  • Report regularly to their sector;
  • Brief their sector’s director regularly, including prior to the team’s report and recommendations being presented to the board;
  • As appropriate, participate in briefing directors and alternates in their broad category;
  • Liaise with their sector’s participants on the board and other Council teams to maximize synergy, ensure coordination, and prevent duplication by keeping each other informed;
  • Follow the rules and principles of consensus decision-making.
Application Instructions: 

Please send email to [email protected] by February 12, 2015 providing:

  • Name and contact information of applicant including address, email, and phone number.
  • The name of the AEN member-group(s) in good standing you represent and for which you are a member in-good-standing.
  • A brief description of your background experience and education as it pertains to the position and selection criteria

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