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Looking for Board Directors - Three Links Care Society

Aug 11, 2014

UPDATE: These positions have been filled. 

We are working with the Three Links Care Society to find three Directors for their Board. If you have a combination of experience in the areas of governance, real estate development, risk management and strategy, we want to hear from you!

For more information and details on how to apply, click here

Call for Nominations: MEC Board of Directors

Aug 8, 2014

UPDATE: The deadline has passed and they are no longer receiving nominations.

 Mountain Equipment Co-op has begun the call for nominations for their Board of Directors. If you connect strongly with the values and culture of MEC, have board or senior management experience in a complex organization (or professional leadership experience), as well as experience in the retail sector, supply chain, and/or information technology, they want to hear from you!

For more details on the Nominee Criteria and/or to submit Notice of Intention to Run, please click here. 

Looking for a Legal Executive - Central 1

Aug 7, 2014

UPDATE: This search is now closed. 

We are working with Central 1 Credit Union to find their next Legal Executive. If you are a respected leader and a member of good standing with the Law Society of BC or the Law Society of Upper Canada with 12+ years of relevant, legal experience, then we want to hear from you!

For information and details on how to apply, click here

Looking for a President & Chief Executive Officer - WorksafeBC

Jul 30, 2014

UPDATE: This position has been filled. 

We are working with WorksafeBC to find their next President and Chief Executive Officer. If you are a skilled senior executive with an inclusive leadership approach and 15+ years of senior management experience in a large organization with a complex mandate, we want to hear from you!

For information and details on how to apply, click here

Looking for a Regional Director, British Columbia - Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA)

Jun 23, 2014

UPDATE: This position has been filled. 

We are working with Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) to find their next Regional Director, British Columbia. If you are a self-starter and quick learner with 5 or more years of leadership experience in the energy sector, or with energy and environment policy, we want to hear from you!

For information and details on how to apply, click here.

What Makes a Good Chairman?

May 15, 2014

This concise and thought-provoking article by Stanislav Shekshnia and Timothy Rowley endeavors to answer the question: “What Makes a Good Chairman”. At WATSON, we too are continually asking this question and refining our knowledge on what characteristics are most valuable for this important role.

This article synthesizes the insights of 20 board chairs from 13 countries to outline the three key characteristics of good chairs: they have humility, they listen to and challenge the board, and they have the guts to do what is right for the organization. While no two boards are alike, we believe that these qualities are fundamental for the roles of board chairs and board members alike.

To read the full article, click here.

Looking for a Chief Risk Officer - Central 1 Credit Union

Mar 28, 2014

UPDATE: This position has been filled.

We are working with Central 1 Credit Union to find their next Chief Risk Officer. If you are a strategic and analytical thinker with 10-12 years of progressive experience in a risk related field, and have a university degree in a related business discipline (combined with a financial designation or risk certification), we want to hear from you!

For information and details on how to apply, click here. 

Looking for a Vice President, Information and Communications - Tides Canada

Mar 26, 2014

UPDATE: This position has been filled.

We are working with Tides Canada to find their first Vice President, Information and Communications. If you are an expert communicator with demonstrated knowledge of communications, marketing, information and business systems through your relevant Master's level degree and 15+ years of experience, we want to hear from you!

For information and details on how to apply, click here. 

Looking for a Board Director - Pacific Parkinsons Research Institute

Mar 24, 2014

UPDATE: This position has been filled. 

Pacific Parkinsons Research Institute is looking for a Board Director. If you are a strong, multigenerational relationship builder, have previous not-for-profit leadership experience at the board level and have worked with government, healthcare and/or universities, they want to hear from you!

For more information and details on how to apply, click here

Celebrating International Women's Day!

Mar 10, 2014

“Women are leaders everywhere you look - from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women, and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.” - Nancy Pelosi

Saturday was International Women's Day. We celebrate and honour women leaders who have inspired, paved the way and given hope to so many of us. We salute you for your perseverance and the profound impact you have had on our lives!