Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Regional District seeks nominations for BC Ferry Authority Board position

A focus on ferry transportation on the North Coast is on the agenda of North Coast Regional District this month, with applications now being received for those with an interest in serving on the Board of the British Columbia Ferry Authority.

The Authority which watches over issues related to the province's Ferry system is in the process of seeking nominations for positions on its Board of Directors, with the new term set to start on April 1st of 2018, the term of office ends on March 31, 2021.

Among the duties of Board representatives is the responsibility for appointing members to the Board of Directors for BC Ferries and for establishing compensation plans for the Directors and certain executives of BC Ferries.

The Authority operates independently of the provincial government.

An information package related to the nomination process has been posted to the BC Ferry Authority website, the items of note for those interested in the Board positions can be reviewed below:

Skills and Experience Profile

Appointment Area Nominations Background information

Nomination Forms

The Ferry Authority is seeking nominations of qualified candidates from the North Coast and North Vancouver Island appointment area, the provincial government will appoint a third candidate for the positions.

Some background on the work of the Authority as part of the BC Ferries overview can be found from the most recent annual report.

The North Coast Regional District, working in collaboration with the Regional Districts of Central Coast, Kitimat-Stikine and Mount Waddington, plan to provide a joint submission of 3 to 5 nominations to fill the one position on the Board.

You can review the notice from the North Coast Regional District from their website here.

Individuals who may be interested in the opportunity are asked to download the nomination form from the Ferry Authority's website and submit it to the North Coast Regional District offices at 14-342 Avenue West in Prince Rupert, directed to the attention of Daniel Fish, the NCRD Corporate officer.

The deadline to submit your nomination form is September 25th at 4PM

More items of interest related to the North Coast Regional District can be found from our archive page.

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