Call for Board Nominations

CCNC is seeking expressions of interest for the 2018-2019 Board of Directors at the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 in Mississauga, ON.

Voting Members (Class A) are eligible to nominate one person from their non-elected full-time staff to represent their community on the CCNC Board of Directors. Voting Members (Class A) include municipal governments, regional governments, and Band Councils. At the May 31, 2013 AGM, CCNC expanded its membership to include a Non-Voting Category (Class B) for individuals and organizations. Non-Voting Members are not eligible to serve on the Board.

Roles and Responsibilities: CCNC is governed by a Board of Directors from the Voting Member (Class A) category whose primary responsibility is to:
  • establish and implement the CCNC's mission and vision;
  • provide continuity for managing and implementing CCNC's affairs;
  • setting the rate of progress the CCNC takes in reaching its mission and vision; and, securing support and appreciation for the CCNC's mission, vision, mandate, beliefs and long-term direction.

Term:  1 year (with a suggested maximum of 8 years).

Board Composition:  The CCNC Board maximum is 15 members.

Time Commitment:  CCNC is an active working board that requires a significant investment of time over the year. This includes attendance at monthly board meetings and participating in at least one committee. The Committees are: Finance, Nominating & Governance, Summit, Membership, Cultural Statistics, and Public Art Network (PAN).

Pre-requisites: Voting Members (Class A) must be paid-up and in good standing with the organization for a minimum of one year before applying.


Skills and Experience:  The CCNC Nominations Committee will make every effort to be as inclusive as possible and represent Canada's geographic representation, experience in the culture sector, individual skill sets, and diversity to provide balance in the overall Board to support the effective governance and day to day operations of the organization.

The Board is currently seeking individuals with experience and/or interest in any of the following areas:
  • Financial Management
  • Cultural Sector Research
  • Fund Development
  • Festivals and Events
  • Cultural Infrastructure/Creative Hubs

Submission Details:

Please submit an expression of interest by email and include: a 250-word bio (Word doc) that outlines your education and experience, why you would like to be on the Board, committee preference, and a high-resolution photo (> 300 dpi jpeg) of yourself to:

Anna Whelan, General Manager, Creative City Network of Canada


Please ensure your nomination is received at the CCNC office no later than 5:00pm PT, Friday, August 17, 2018.
Background Photo Credit:
Corus Quay building, Toronto, ON - Photo by Christopher Jones