Board of Directors (volunteer opportunity)


The Edmonton Heritage Council ( is seeking candidates to serve on its Board of Directors, for an initial three-year term and up to a maximum of two three-year terms.

The Nominations Committee will review expressions of interest as received through 2024. New directors may be appointed by the board and to be elected by membership at a future EHC Annual General Meeting, next scheduled May 29th, 2024.

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 public policy board
  • Understand 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 estimate of up to 9 hours per month.

The board welcomes applications from all interested candidates. We are seeking candidates who have previous leadership and board governance experience, particularly on non-profit boards.

EHC is committed to attracting and creating a diverse, productive, engaged, and talented board. Our recruitment and selection processes strive to be inclusive and provide equitable opportunity for Edmontonians, aligning with EHC’s organizational values.

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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