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PSO BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

Would you like to join the PSO Board of Directors? 

 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old

  • Not have been declared incapable by a court in Canada or in another country

  • Be an individual (i.e. a corporation cannot be a Director)

  • Not be in bankrupt status: and

  • Be a member of PSO in good standing for a period of at least 30 days. Become a PSO Member.

  • Lived experience with mental health challenges and recovery, either as an individual or family member

  • Being committed to our vision, mission, and values; principles of diversity, equity and inclusion; consensus building; and our Board Code of Conduct Policy

 

General Information:

  • Term of office is two (2) years. A Director may serve on the Board for a shorter period if they were selected to complete another’s term

  • Monthly meetings (occasionally two, as necessary) plus committee meetings/work as necessary

  • Being a Director is a volunteer position without monetary compensation

Basic Responsibilities

  • Carrying out the organization's mission and goals

  • Planning and setting priorities

  • Supporting the senior staff person (Executive Director)

  • Financial monitoring, and ensuring adequate resources and managing them for the organization

  • Taking part in working groups as needed

  • We provide a training session for newly elected board members

Questions? Email: info@pso-ottawa.ca

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