July 13, 2020
Re: Notice of Nominations
Dear Stakeholders of Tourism Vancouver Island,
In accordance with the constitution and bylaws of the Tourism Association of Vancouver Island we hereby provide notice of nominations for positions on the Board of Directors of the Association. The Board of Tourism Vancouver Island is a policy/governance Board and is driven by its Mission, Vision and Core Operating Values. We are seeking tourism stakeholders that are dedicated to the success of the Association and will support its principles.
Mission: “To increase the economic benefits that flow from tourism to the Vancouver Island region”
Vision: “The Vancouver Island Region will be internationally recognized as a preferred travel and getaway destination”
Core Operating Values: We live with integrity; We are passionate; We communicate effectively; Team. Partner. Collaborate.; We work hard and play hard; We support personal and professional enrichment; We embrace and drive change; We use our resources to the fullest potential.
As a voting stakeholder of the Tourism Association of Vancouver Island, you are eligible to nominate a voting stakeholder or yourself for an elected position on the Board. Nominations for the following positions are open immediately and will close at 11:59 pm on August 3, 2020:
The following positions are for a two (2) year term.
- Pacific Rim (Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District)
- North Central Island (Comox Valley Regional District and Strathcona Regional District)
- North Island (Regional District of Mount Waddington including Sayward & Zeballos)
All nominations for Elected Director positions must have the signature of four (4) voting stakeholders, other than the nominee, that support the nomination. These positions are open to registered voting stakeholders operating a tourism business in one of the aforementioned jurisdictions.
Elections will take place electronically during the period of August 17, 2020 to September 3, 2020. The results of this election will be announced at the Association’s Annual General Meeting in October at a location and date to be announced.
Nominations are also being requested for up to two (2) Appointed Director positions. Nominations for these positions are not geographically based and are open to all stakeholders of the Association. The Board of Directors of the Tourism Association of Vancouver Island will select from the nominees that best fit the Association’s Competency Framework. Nominations for Appointed Positions must be received by 11:59 pm on August 3, 2020
To become a voting stakeholder, you must be registered at www.tourismvi.ca/register. The following information can be found on our Stakeholder Website tourismvi.ca and will be valuable in assisting you in making your nominations decision:
- Nominations Form & skills matrix (Elected Members Position)
- Nominations Form & skills matrix (Appointed Members Position)
- Stakeholder Category Criteria
- Strategic Business Plan
- Constitution and Bylaws
- Board Governance Policies
- Current Voting Stakeholder List
On behalf of the Nominations Committee, I would like to thank you for your interest and ongoing support of the Tourism Association of Vancouver Island.
Nominations Committee Chair