Call For Candidates: The RQD Board of Directors
Sitting on the Board of Directors of the Regroupement québécois de la danse is a unique opportunity to get involved in your community, to learn more about the major issues facing professional dance and to contribute to the search for unifying solutions for the development of the discipline. Apply so that the RQD continues to grow in all its richness and diversity!
Positions up for election
The Board of Directors (BOD) is composed of 10 elected members and 3 co-opted members. At the next Annual General Meeting (AGM), five (5) positions will be up for election:
- Three (3) in the corporate membership college;
- Two (2) in the college of individual members.
It will also be an opportunity to elect the new president of the RQD from among the 10 newly elected or currently mandated Board members.
The RQD board of directors aims to incorporate complementary fields of expertise, provide adequate representation across various areas of practice and organizational forms, and ensure artistic, cultural, territorial and generational diversity. The RQD is searching for people with proven competencies in strategic governance, management, marketing, data management and strategy in order to support its efforts to ensure the sector’s recovery.
A tangible involvement, serving the community
The position of director requires strong values of commitment, collaboration and integrity. It also represents a significant investment of time. In concrete terms, the Board of Directors holds an average of six two-hour meetings a year, on weekdays (morning or afternoon), as well as a one-day “lac-à-l’épaule”. Furthermore, the members of the RQD’s Board of Directors are invited to sit on working committees according to their interests, expertise and availability.
How to apply?
To submit your candidacy, we encourage you to complete the form provided before October 16, 2022 so that your candidacy can be included in the mailing of the official AGM documents. In order for your application to be valid, you must be a member in good standing.
Your application must include a portrait photo (JPEG format) and a text describing:
➝ Your professional background and areas of expertise (100 words);
➝ Your motivation for getting involved in the RQD Board of Directors (150 words).
Nomination packages will be sent to members a few days before the AGM on October 28, 2022.
On the day of the AGM, each candidate will have 90 seconds (1’30) to introduce themselves to the members. Self-nominations will also be accepted during the AGM election period.
Want to know more before committing?
Don’t wait, submit your application today!