Arts council seeks board members

Two director positions need to be filled on Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows board

The Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Arts Council is currently seeking members to fill two vacant positions on its board.

Members willing to let their names stand for the three-year term must be available for scheduled board meetings, committee work, and occasional meetings outside of the regular meeting schedule.

Individuals may submit their own name. Successful nominees will be asked to become a member of the arts council, if they are not already, as well as submit a resume and a short biographical statement with the nomination.

When considering a nominee, please forward names of skilled professionals in their field, who possess some of the following qualities: planning skills; familiarity with not-for-profit; interest in governance, strategic thinking and a belief in the continued development and future of the arts in our community and the work of the arts council.

Please submit the name, address, phone/fax/email of your nominee to Ray Wallis, nominations chair, at or call the arts council at 604-476-2787.

The deadline for nominations is  Friday, August 16.

Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Arts Council members are invited to the annual general meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. Please note that the Arts Council by-laws do not allow for nominations from the floor at the annual general meeting.

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