Call for Members to join CASDA’s Board of Directors for 2022

2022 Director Nomination and Election Process

At CASDA’s upcoming Annual General Meeting taking place in Spring 2022, CASDA’s Board of Directors will be able to welcome up to 4 new members.

Nominations for open Director positions will be accepted from those who are currently an Organization or Community member of CASDA. We are looking to increase geographical and cultural diversity for our Board. Specifically, we are interested in applications from: Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Quebec, the Maritimes, and the North. Also, we are interested in rurality and Indigeneity as factors for consideration.

Nomination

The Governance Committee assesses and makes recommendations regarding nominees for election and re-election by the Members of the Corporation. The process for 2022 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 chair@casda.ca no later than midnight Pacific Time on Monday, January 31st, 2022. Please include the following information:

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

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

About CASDA

The Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorder Alliance (CASDA) is composed of individuals and organizations across the country who have joined forces to advocate for a better quality of life for Autistic people living in Canada. CASDA and its members are committed to ensuring the implementation of a comprehensive National Autism Strategy that addresses critical gaps in funding and policies, which are preventing Autistic people and their families from exercising their equal rights as Canadians. As a constructive policy generator, CASDA seeks to identify emerging gaps and make a real impact in the Canadian autism sector.

CASDA is an equal opportunity platform committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization. We strive towards building an Autistic-inclusive space. We actively encourage applications from individuals on the autism spectrum and from all equity seeking groups.

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