Call for Applications for Director at Large

Lymphoma Canada
Posting Date:
Aug 14, 2019
Company/Firm:
Lymphoma Canada

Description

Call for Applications for Director at Large

 

Lymphoma Canada is a Canadian charitable organization with a mission to empower lymphoma patients and the lymphoma community through education, support and research. Lymphoma Canada provides educational materials and hosts forums and conferences on Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). We also provide patient and caregiver support, advocate on behalf of patients for timely access to new treatments, and fund Canadian research. Lymphoma Canada resources are reviewed by our Scientific Advisory Board (comprised of Canadian researchers and clinicians), Nursing Advisory Board and/or Patient & Family Advisory Committee.

 

Description of Position

 

The Board of Directors provides leadership and support to the organization by committing to excellence in governance and organizational health. The 12 member volunteer board is comprised of a team of leaders with combined expertise and experience in governance, financial management, human resource management, law, business management, marketing, fundraising and lymphoma.

 

We currently have an opening for someone with legal experience.

 

All members of the Board have a passion for volunteering and for making a difference in the lives of those touched by lymphoma.

 

Responsibilities

 

Directors generally meet five times a year; meetings are conducted on-line and once or twice a year, a 1.5-day in-person meeting takes place in the Toronto area. Board members are also required to participate on one or more of the following standing committees: Finance & Audit, Governance, HR, and/or Patient Support & Research.

 

For more information about Lymphoma Canada, the important work we do, and how you can make a difference, visit www.lymphoma.ca.

 

Interested candidates from Atlantic Canada or Alberta are invited to submit a cover letter and recent resume, including applicable experience, to the attention of the Board Selection Committee, care of shilpa@lymphoma.ca.

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