Call for Board Members

2021 Director Nomination and Election Process

At the 2021 Annual General Meeting, the CASDA Board of Directors will have open space for up to 6 new Directors (3 Organization and 3 Ally).

Nominations for these open Director positions will be accepted from CASDA members. Organization Members are organizations focused on autism and incorporated as a charity and/or not for profit organization, pursuant to applicable Federal and/or Provincial laws. Ally members are organizations, professionals and community members (e.g. individuals with lived experience) that do not fit the definition of Organization Members. Please refer to CASDA’s Member Directory ( for a list of current members.


The Governance Committee assesses and makes recommendations regarding nominees for election and re-election by the Members of the Corporation. The process for 2021 will be as follows: 

  • Nominations for an appointment on the Board of Directors shall be made by CASDA members and emailed to the Board of Directors’ Chair.
  • The Governance Committee may also recruit nominations based on gaps identified in the Board of Directors Skills Matrix. 

Please ensure that your membership is up to date prior to submitting a nomination.

Nominations must be emailed to no later than midnight Pacific Time on January 19, 2021. Please include the following information:

  • Name and status of membership (Organization/Ally) 
  • Resume
  • Letter describing your understanding of CASDA’s mission and vision, interest in the position and what strengths you bring to the Board of Directors.

To read the nomination/election process package, click here.

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