Indigenous Perspectives Society

Recruiting for Board of Directors

Recruiting for Board of Directors

Indigenous Perspectives Society (IPS) is a charitable and not-for-profit social enterprise that offers training, consulting, and projects to help foster a deeper understanding of Indigenous perspectives, cultural differences, and the need for self-determination. By creating excellence through training and leadership, we help strengthen lives and build successful relationships in the communities we serve. Our mission is to provide culturally relevant training, research, and policy that advances and strengthens the lives of Indigenous peoples.
 
IPS is extending an invitation to join our provincial Board of Directors
 
Skill Requirements:
• Finance
• Non-profit
• Program evaluation
• Legal
• Capital acquisition
 
Duties of Directors
53 (1) A director of a society must, when exercising the powers and performing the functions of a director of the society,
(a) act honestly and in good faith with a view to the best interests of the society,
(b) exercise the care, diligence and skill that a reasonably prudent individual would exercise in comparable circumstances,
(c) act in accordance with this Act and the regulations, and
(d) subject to paragraphs (a) to (c), act in accordance with the bylaws of the society.
(2) Without limiting subsection (1), a director of a society, when exercising the powers and performing the functions of a director of the society, must act with a view to the purposes of the society.
(3) This section is in addition to, and not in derogation of, any enactment or rule of law or equity relating to the duties or liabilities of directors of a society.
(4) Nothing in a contract or the bylaws of a society relieves a director from
(a) the duty to act in accordance with this Act and the regulations, or
(b) liability that, by any enactment or rule of law or equity, would otherwise attach to the director in respect of negligence, default, breach of duty or breach of trust of which the director may be guilty in relation to the society.
 
Compensation:
This role is a volunteer position. IPS conducts 4 meetings per year and your travel will be covered.
 
 
If you are interested in joining our Board of Directors, we encourage you to submit a Letter of Interest and a copy of your resume to: Rachelle Dallaire,
Executive Director, Indigenous Perspectives Society