Canadian Bioethics Society — Join the CBS Board of Directors: 2023 Nominations Now Open

Join the CBS-SCB Board of Directors: 2023 Nominations Now Open

  • Join a dynamic and friendly team.
  • Contribute to the advancement of bioethics in Canada.
  • Promote the causes of the Society.
  • Build connections in bioethics across Canada.

​Board roles open for election in May 2023 (full role details here):

Fundraising Officer – 2 year term, renewable once

  • Developing and implementing fundraising strategies in alignment with the mission and values of the CBS-SCB.
  • Identifying potential sources of funding and preparing proposals to government granting agencies.
  • Working collaboratively with other members of the Board to help manage fundraising activities and meet the financial needs of the CBS-SCB.

Conference Liaison Officer – 2 year term, renewable once

  • Identify and collaborate with local organizing committees hosting annual conferences to
  • ensure required processes are in place, including abstract review, registration, venue
  • booking, and Liaise with conference planners as needed
  • Collaborate with other Directors as needed to develop and deliver member services and benefits 

President-Elect – 4 year term – President-Elect (1 yr), President (2 yrs), Past President (1 yr)

  • Lead the Awards and Board of Directors Nominations Committees
  • Oversee Board priority setting and strategic planning
  • Support all Directors and others in their work serving members

Commitment required

  • Participate in regularly scheduled Board meetings and related events – English is usually the language of Board operations.
  • Support specific Board initiatives through leading or participating in ad hoc sub-committees.
  • Promote CBS-SCB initiatives within professional networks.
  • Participate in the CBS-SCB Annual Business Meeting.
  • Attend the CBS-SCB conference.
  • Commit between 10-15 hours a month, depending on the role and time of year.

Nomination process

​CBS-SCB members may nominate themselves or other members.

  1. Ensure your membership is current. If necessary, renew your membership here.
  2. Complete a nomination form before April 15th.
    • ​Fill out a Nomination Form hereNote: CBS-SCB members nominating another member for a Board position must inform that member and obtain the necessary background information along with the nominee’s consent to share it.
    • Consent to sharing of relevant nomination information (Name, role, ands/reasons) with all CBS-SCB members prior to elections. 
  3. CBS-SCB members will elect Board Members by electronic ballot at the Annual Business Meeting in May 2023.​

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Nomination Form