WCDR Open Board Position – June 2018

The WCDR Board is seeking to fill the following position:

  • President

To view role description and nomination ballot, please scroll down.

This form may be copied, or additional forms can be obtained from the Secretary. Nominations must be received by email or delivered in person by midnight on Thursday, November 30, 2017.  

WCDR Board Description and Nomination Ballot 



  1. The President will:
  • when present, preside at all meetings of the board and at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and sit, ex-officio, as a member of all committees and subcommittees of the Corporation;
  • be responsible for the general management and supervision of all affairs and operations of the Corporation;
  • with the Secretary or Treasurer, or other officer appointed by the board, sign all minutes and bylaws, other documents and cheques;
  • welcome members and guests at membership meetings and officiate throughout these meetings; and
  • facilitate both internal and external communications regarding all aspects of the Corporation, consistent with the mandates of the Corporation

In the absence of the President, the Vice-President, or such other director as the board may appoint for the purpose, will assume the duties of the President.

Presidents serving a term of at least one (1) year may, upon assuming the role of Past-President, become an honorary member of the Corporation at the discretion of the Board

  1. Chair meetings
  • Schedule meetings; along with board, determine dates and venues
  • Request agenda items, prepare agenda and distribute at meeting
  • Call for a vote when necessary
  1. AGM
  • Preside at AGM and other general meetings
  • Supervise preparation of Annual Report with Treasurer and input from board
  1. Monthly Network Meetings
  • Prepare podium agenda, and introduce speaker if needed
  • Host monthly network meetings and other events as required
  • Make announcements as necessary
  1. General management and supervision
  • Take on or assign board duties as required
  • Ensure efforts are in concert with goals, objectives, and aspirations of membership
  1. Word Weaver Liaison
  • Check Word Weaver content prior to posting/publication to ensure material is accurate and conveys appropriate message (does not imply copy editing)
  1. Public voice
  • Act as an ambassador for the WCDR
Nomination Ballot for President

Please Print:


Nominate …………………………………………………..

to sit on the Board of Directors for a period of two years as President

(you may nominate yourself if you wish)

Nominee consent has been obtained (please circle or highlight one):

Yes      No

Please submit this completed nomination form to the President,  Jenny Madore at president@WCDR.org on, or before, midnight, Thursday, November 30, 2017.

For Secretary’s use only:
Membership verified for candidate: _________________

Membership verified for nominator: _________________