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Friends of High Park Zoo is Seeking Qualified Board of Directors Nominations for 2015 AGM

Nominations for Eligible Candidates are Due February 15, 2015
AGM to be held Sunday March 1, 2015 at Howard Park Tennis Club (in Toronto) 2 pm to 4 pm
Up to Nine Directors Will be Elected on One and Two-Year Terms

Overview

Friends of High Park Zoo is governed by an elected volunteer member Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is comprised of no fewer than five (5) and no more than nine (9) Directors serving either one or two-year terms.B Officer positions include: Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.

This yearbs election will be held at our Annual General Meeting on Sunday March 1, 2015 at Howard Park Tennis Club – on the east side of High Park in Toronto http://www.howardparktennis.com/about-us/location/ – from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

To be eligible to be nominated, a Friends of High Park Zoo board candidate must be a Member in good standing, at least eighteen (18) years of age and legally capable of serving as a director of a not-for-profit corporation in Ontario (see details below).B To be eligible as a Member in good standing of Friends of High Park Zoo, either: (a) a donation during 2014 (or by February 15, 2015) must have been made to Friends of High Park Zoo or on behalf of Friends of High Park Zoo to the Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation; or (b) 10 hours of volunteer time must have been contributed. B (Visit https://www.highparkzoo.ca/participate for more information.)B Members can nominate themselves or other Members to be Board candidates.

In 2015, Friends of High Park Zoo will elect up to nine directors: on one and two-year terms. In 2015, the Board is particularly seeking candidates with experience in Fundraising and Grant Writing. A successful candidate will demonstrate general fundraising and grant writing experience as well a background in corporate, foundation and endowment fundraising.

For more information, please visit: http://www.deondesigns.com/highparkzoo2/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Friends-of-High-Park-Zoo-Board-Posting-January-29-2014-FINAL.pdf