Board Member

(Living Green Barrie, No Physical Address)

Position ID: V-ALL0005 Last Modified: 19 Aug 2015 Last Full Update: 11 Sep 2014
Opportunity Details
CommentsEnvironmental Action Barrie (known locally as Living Green) is a an environmental charity local to Barrie, Ontario. As we approach our 25th anniversary, having been founded in 1990, we are looking for volunteers to join the Board of Directors.
ContactMr Peter Tretter, Char; Phone: 705-797-0046; Email:
DutiesReporting to the Chair, board members commit to: 
1. To attend all General Meetings and Board Meetings of EAB; to speak at those meetings; to move or second proposed actions; to vote on motions; and to perform other governance functions of EAB. 
2. To respond promptly to inquiries regarding Board business, whether by mail, telephone or email; or to notify the Chair if I will be incommunicado for an extended period for any reason or unable to attend a Board meeting. 
3. According to Canadian law, I have the following Duties: 
a)To be Reasonable, Prudent, and Sagacious (Directors must bear in mind the interests of the Charity and not allow their personal interests or prejudices to affect their conduct and decisions) 
b) To Act Gratuitously (Directors can receive payment out of the charity's property for reasonable and necessary out-of-pocket disbursements; Directors should not benefit, either directly or indirectly, from any transaction within the charity) 
c) To Avoid Conflict-of-Interest Situations (a Director must avoid all potential conflicts of interest and any appearance of a conflict of interest) 
d) To Account (for the Charity's funds and other property, including funds donated for designated purposes; ensuring proper books of accounting are maintained and all invoices required to substantiate their accounts are retained) 
e) To Manage the Charity's Assets (responsibility for the management of the Charity's funds and assets is the Directors' alone) 
4. To maintain confidentiality of all Board documents, communications (including email), passwords, etc. and not share any of these with others without the express permission of the Chair 
5. If I feel that I cannot carry out the duties described above, to resign from the board with proper written notification to the Chair. 
If interested, apply in confidence via email. 
More Info
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Nature / Environment
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; Monthly Meetings
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Number of PositionsBarrie 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
Additional RequirementsNew board members are asked to attend two meetings of the Board before being appointed, to ensure it is a good fit for both parties.
Agency Details
Organization NameLiving Green Barrie, No Physical Address
Address & Map
Barrie, ON