Board of Directors: Expressions of Interest

Relationship builders with a passion for Edmonton’s diverse heritage are invited to join the Board of Directors of Edmonton Heritage Council ( Selected candidates will join in mid-2023 to serve for an initial three-year term and up to a maximum of two three-year terms.

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The Nominations Committee will review expressions of interest received starting February 15th, 2023, with a final deadline of March 26th, 2023. New directors would be confirmed at EHC’s Annual General Meeting, May 31st, 2023, with initial board meeting on June 7th, 2023.

EHC’s Mission

We connect people with the stories of their city. EHC provides leadership, support and programs to help Edmontonians research, preserve, interpret and advocate for their heritage.

EHC’s Strategic Priorities

  • Creating a stronger sense of belonging and connectedness for Edmontonians through heritage
  • Creating more opportunities for heritage participation and engagement in Edmonton’s neighbourhoods and communities
  • Removing barriers for Edmontonians’ participation in heritage activities and programs
  • Supporting and increasing organizational capacity and economic opportunity for individuals working in Edmonton’s heritage sector

Board of Directors Qualifications and Attributes

  • A passion for the diversity of Edmonton’s heritage, aligned with EHC’s organizational values.
  • Engaged, capable, and interested in serving on a policy board
  • Appreciate the value of heritage to the present and future life of the city, (ref: Connections & Exchanges: A 10 Year Plan to Transform Arts & Heritage in Edmonton)
  • Specific heritage sector and organization-related expertise can be an asset, but not essential
  • Able to build relationships and advocate for Edmonton’s heritage
  • Committed to attending 9 board meetings a year, a strategic planning day, and participating in at least one board committee – a time commitment estimated to 9 hours per month.

The board welcomes applications from all interested candidates. In particular, we are seeking candidates who have leadership and strong board governance experience, particularly on non-profit boards. EHC Board members are volunteers who serve without compensation but are reimbursed for incidental expenses.

EHC actively seeks to have a board reflecting the full diversity of the community. Applications are encouraged from equity-seeking groups including Indigenous peoples, Racially Visible Members, Persons with Disabilities, and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender persons.

Candidates are encouraged to review recent EHC Annual Reports

To apply, please send a cover letter or email (maximum 300 words) and resume or CV to, Attn: Nominations & Succession Committee.

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