A Seat at the Table Is Not Enough

“Even when a woman earns a seat at the table,” Dolan wrote in Fortune, “the men can put you in a soundproof booth.” It may also be that members of underrepresented groups felt insecure and censored themselves. “It’s difficult to imagine corporate directors…

Civida – Board of Directors

Civida has a long history of promoting affordable housing options and solutions. They began as the Edmonton Housing Authority in1970, and in 1995 became Capital Region Housing. Today, the organization is known as Civida — the largest provider of social and near-market housing in the Edmonton region…

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Capital Region Housing Foundation – Board Director

The role of the Board of Directors is to assume the overall stewardship of the Foundation by creating and adopting strategic governance practices, setting the path, and subsequently overseeing the Foundation’s affairs while monitoring and assessing the performance and progress of the Foundation’s short- and long-term goals. Supported administratively by Civida…

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Best Practices To Accelerate Board Diversity

Diversity in the boardroom is not a compliance exercise. It is about the value of differing opinions when solving problems and making decisions. It is about the results that have been shown in those companies that have diverse boards…

Meeting Expectations for Board Diversity

Because attempts to mandate board diversity or its disclosure have faced legal challenges, private ordering may ultimately prove to be more effective in achieving diversity…

EU Lawmakers outline new board diversity regulations

EU-listed companies to have at least 40% of their non-executive director positions held by women by 2026. New board diversity requirements have been outlined by the European Council and European Parliament, with lawmakers reaching an agreement on the legislation….

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada – Board of Directors (Multiple Positions)

We are one of the top two health charity funders of Crohn’s and colitis research in the world, investing over $140 million in research since 1974, leading to important breakthroughs in genetics, gut microbes, inflammation and cell repair as well as laying the groundwork for new and better treatments. We are transforming the lives of people affected by…

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Jessie’s Centre – Treasurer

Jessie’s is a comprehensive, multi-service resource Centre designed to nurture the healthy development of pregnant youth, young parents, and their children. The Centre operates within a pro- choice, feminist, anti-oppressive model embedded in the social…

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10 Steps to Making Nonprofit Board Meetings More Productive

You can’t solve a problem without first knowing what it is or at least what is contributing to it. With that in mind, you first need to recognize the issues that are making your board meetings unproductive. Only then can you take the proper steps to ensure board meetings are productive and successful….

Rowan House Society – Board Chair

As a not-for profit organization, the Rowan House Society is dependent on volunteer-based board to provide governance on the operations and financials. At this time, we are seeking a dynamic and forward-thinking Chair of the Board to lead the team. The Chair of the Board is responsible for the Board’s…

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