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Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations

The role of a Director of CPS-ECP (the Corporation) is a serious responsibility. The Directors shall manage or supervise the management of the activities and affairs of the Corporation. You will be expected to assist in determining the direction and operations of CPS-ECP. Many items will be required to remain confidential. You will be expected to act in the best interest of CPS-ECP, and you may find conflicts between these ‘best interests’ and the interests of your own Squadron or District. The following is a list of experiences, skills and attributes which will contribute to the selection of the best possible CPS-ECP Director candidates. This is not an all-inclusive list!

  • Commitment to CPS-ECP, and passion for the CPS-ECP Vision, Mission and Values
  • Ability to get along with others, leadership qualities, experience and initiative
  • Ability to think independently and not “follow the crowd”
  • Breadth of CPS-ECP experience or equivalent
  • Interest in Boating Education
  • Eevidence of administrative ability (within CPS-ECP or other Board or non-Board responsibilities)
  • Enthusiasm, time availability, merit mark record, participation at District or National meetings, Committee experience
  • Leadership record at Squadron and District levels
  • Health
  • Family considerations and obligations
  • Formal education
  • Geographic location
  • A thorough understanding of Squadron and District operations
  • Completion of CPS-ECP ‘Officer Training Program’ seminar
  • Completion of the CPS-ECP “Instructor Development” Course
  • No criminal history

All candidates applying for nomination as a Director of CPS-ECP are requested to complete and submit the following items of documentation:

  • Director's Application Form 
  • a current resumé or curriculum vitae (c.v.)
  • Candidate Skills Self-Assessment questionnaire
  • a ‘Statement of Vision’ of your vision for the short- and long-term future of CPS-ECP
  • A short Biography and photo for use on the CPS-ECP website if successful
  • Supporting signatures
The above documents are posted here for download and are also available in hard copy from our National Office. All applications must be submitted to the Chair of the Nominating Committee by March 1, 2019. Applications can be submitted electronically to nomcom@cps-ecp.org, or a hard copy marked ‘Confidential’ can be mailed to:
Chair of the Nominating Committee
Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons
26 Golden Gate Court
Toronto, ON M1P 3A5