Call for Nominations – Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons

CPS Director


Apply now to become a Director of CPS-ECP. Assist in determining the direction and operations of CPS-ECP. Deadline February 28, 2015. 

The Nominating Committee of Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons (CPS-ECP) is accepting applications for Director’s positions, to be nominated to fill vacancies on The Board of Directors at the 2015 Annual General Meeting. The Nominating Committee is responsible to, and reports to, the CPS-ECP Board of Directors. It is the responsibility of the Nominating Committee to select the best possible candidates to fill positions on the CPS-ECP Board of Directors.

The role of a Director of CPS-ECP (the Corporation) is a serious responsibility. The Directors shall manage or supervise the management of the activities and affairs of the Corporation (CPS-ECP). A Director is expected to assist in determining the direction and operations of CPS-ECP. Many items will be required to remain confidential. You will be expected to act in the best interest of CPS-ECP, and you may find conflicts between these ‘best interests’, and the interests of your own Squadron or District. The following is a list of experiences, skills and attributes which contribute to being a successful CPS-ECP Director and Officer candidate. This is not an all-inclusive list!

You should consider these before submitting an application for a Director’s position.

    Ability to get along with others, leadership qualities, experience, and initiative

    Ability to think independently, and not “follow the crowd”

    Breadth of CPS-ECP experience

    Interest in Boating Education – Grade achieved, taught one or more classes

    Evidence of administrative ability (within CPS-ECP or outside)

    Enthusiasm, time available, merit mark record, attendance at National or District meetings, National Committee experience

    Commitment to CPS-ECP, and passion for the CPS-ECP Mission

    Leadership record at Squadron and District levels


    Family considerations and obligations

    Formal education

    Geographic location

    A thorough understanding of Squadron and District operations

    Completion of CPS-ECP ‘Officer Training’ seminar 

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