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Pentathlon Canada, the National Sport Federation for the Olympic sport of Modern Pentathlon, announces our Annual General Meeting of Membership – Saturday, April 9, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. via web conference.

To attend, email our Executive Director – Shelley Callaghan – executivedirector@pentathloncanada.ca

Pentathlon Canada is seeking applications from individuals interested in filling Board positions and standing for election during the 2022 Pentathlon Canada Annual General Meeting (AGM), being held virtually Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. EST.

There are 6 Director-at-Large positions available for 2-year terms and 1 (one) Treasurer position, which is also a 2-year term. Please find a detailed description of the Director-at-Large and Treasurer positions below.

Director-at-Large

The Director-at-Large duties and responsibilities are not fixed but vary according to the association’s needs. A Director-at-Large serves as a liaison to the general membership and takes on roles defined in organization bylaws or as needed to fulfill board requirements and address overall organizational goals.

Treasurer

The Treasurer, subject to the powers and duties of the Board, ensures proper accounting records as required by the Act are kept, ensures all monies received by the Corporation are deposited in the Corporation’s bank account, supervise the management and the disbursement of funds of the Corporation. In addition, when required, will provide the Board with an account of financial transactions, the financial position of the Corporation and prepare annual budgets and perform other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board.

Eligibility

Interested candidates should be:             

  • Be eighteen (18) years of age or older;
  • Be a resident of Canada as defined in the Income Tax Act;
  • Have the power under law to contract;
  • Have not been declared incapable by a court in Canada or in another country; and
  • Not have the status of bankrupt.

Candidates should be self-motivated and professional. Candidates should ideally also have experience in one or more of the following areas: governance; events; marketing/communications; strategic planning; fundraising; human resources management; not-for-profit organization management.

Expectations

Expectations of the successful candidate are:

  • Serve the full term in which they have been elected.
  • Minimum of 6 hours a month in Board duties.
  • Attendance at 10 to 12 (approx.) Board conference calls/meetings during the year.

Application Details

To apply:

  • Please email a cover letter explaining your experience and why you would like to apply to be a Director-at-Large or Treasure and include your resumé.

Please send this information to Shelley Callaghan at executivedirector@pentathloncanada.ca by 6:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. If you have any questions about any position or the process, don’t hesitate to contact Shelley Callaghan – executivedirector@pentathloncanada.ca.    

Please note that as per the Pentathlon Canada By-laws, nominations for Pentathlon Canada Board positions can also come from the floor by members present during the Pentathlon Canada AGM on Saturday, April 9, 2022.

George A. Skene OLY

media@pentathloncanada.ca