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THE STRATFORD ECONOMIC ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION IS 

SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

BOARD OF DIRECTOR MEMBER

Company Overview

investStratford is a brand mark of the Stratford Economic Enterprise Development Corporation (SEED Co.). Principally funded by the City of Stratford, SEED Co. has been established as a stand-alone entity with a mission to focus singularly on Stratford's economic future. SEED Co. has been positioned to be a creative and innovative collaborator with partners in the Stratford community and beyond.

The Corporation, under the guidance of a board of directors, offers support services and business focused development events to Keep, Grow and Attract business.

Description

The Board of Directors will support the work of the CEO and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by the CEO, the Board of Directors are partners and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected.

Board members represent the City of Stratford and its interests in the following categories:

(i) One member of the Public

(ii) One person from among each of: Small Business; Digital/Creative Economy; Education; Agriculture; Manufacturing; Technology;   Banking/Financial

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Leadership, governance, insight and oversight
  • Serve in leadership positions or on committees and take on special assignments willingly and enthusiastically
  • Represent SEED Co. and all whom it serves to stakeholders; acting as ambassadors to the organization
  • Approve SEED Co.’s annual budget, audit reports and material business decisions; being informed of and meeting all legal and fiduciary responsibilities
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the CEO and contribute to an annual performance evaluation
  • Review organizational outcomes and measurements evaluating impact and regularly measure performace and effectiveness; review agendas and supporting materials prior to Board and Committee meetings

Board Terms & Participation:

  • SEED Co. Board Members will serve a 3-year term
  • Board meetings are held monthly with committee meetings held as required
  • Knowledge of and residency (or business equivalent) in Stratford and surrounding area is required
  • Previous Board and Governance experience are considered an asset
  • Volunteer, unpaid position

 

Application Deadline: May 18, 2018 by 4pm

Interested applicants should submit a C/V and cover letter to "Attention: Board Chair"

Email to: board@investstratford.com

 

For more information please send email to board@investstratford.com