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The Society is served by a dedicated Board of Directors, elected by and from the general membership at the Annual General Meeting held each April. All are volunteers.

 

We are always seeking enthusiastic new board members with the following skills: legal expertise, financial acumen, biology background, fund raising experience, educational background, and understanding of Not-for-Profits.

 

Board Nomination

 

The Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary Society is seeking nominations to its Board of Directors.
 
The Nature Sanctuary Society is a leader in the stewardship of healthy, diverse ecosystems, and provides an urban sanctuary that brings people and nature together.
 
The Society’s mission is to foster understanding and appreciation of nature through direct experience. Its work is based on four values:
•  Collaboration to accomplish together what cannot be done alone.
•  Commitment to fostering community understanding of our work
•  Excellence in conservation, education and innovation
•  Respect for the land we steward, the ecosystems within it, and the people who care for it.
 
The Society is seeking enthusiastic new Board members with one or more of the following skill sets: legal expertise, financial acumen, natural history or natural area conservation background, fundraising experience, and an understanding of non profit organizations.
 
Directors are committed to the vision, mission and values of the Nature Sanctuary Society and serve as visionaries and ambassadors for the Society. 
 
The volunteer Board of Directors is elected by members of the Society at its Annual General Meeting. Individuals interested in serving on the Board must be members in good standing of the Society, and be nominated by a current member in good standing.  
 
Interested individuals are asked to submit a nomination form, as well as a resume outlining their related experience.
 
For more information on being a member of the Board of Directors, contact Christine Morissette, Chair of the Nominating Committee, at cmorissette@telus.net, or view the poster here.
 
For a nominations form, contact Kathleen Burton, Executive Director, at kburton@swanlake.bc.ca or download the pdf found here. Nominations close 4 p.m. February 10, 2019.
 


 

The current members of the Board of Directors are:

 

Board Chair

Vice Chair
Fallon Lindsay

Treasurer

Secretary
Past Chair

 

 
Director
Robert Dick
Director
Alesha Doran
Director
Director

Director

(Victoria Natural History Society Apointee)

Susan Brice

Saanich Council Liaison

(Non-Voting)

 

All aspects of the Sanctuary’s operations are overseen by the Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary Society

(Charity # 11920 7157 RR0001)

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