Call for New Board Members
We’re searching for forward-thinking and community-oriented individuals to join our volunteer Board of Directors. At our forthcoming AGM we will have openings for new Board members including Membership Secretary and Treasurer, which are Officer positions, and three Members-at-Large. If you're a creative problem-solver, a big-picture thinker, and a culture lover we'd love to work with you. Help us ensure that London truly is a sustainable and unique city - let's build PastForward!
What are we looking for?
Exceptional networking abilities
People who are at ease with technology
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
People who are organized and professional
Board responsibilities include:
Participation in monthly Board meetings (1st Monday of every month, summer excluded)
Active involvement and support of ACO London’s events, projects & committees
Championing ACO London & heritage conservation through community networking & advocacy
Engagement in relevant continuing education opportunities (some funding available)
Being an ambassador for ACO London
Skills/experience in any of these areas would be an asset:
Advocacy / Government relations
Networking / Partnerships
Bookkeeping / Accounting
Governance / Policy
Sponsorship / Fundraising
Board terms are two years with the option to renew up to three consecutive terms (6 years). There is a commitment of approximately 8–10 hours per month, depending on the time of year. The successful applicant will be expected to commit to a minimum of one 2-year term and, if not already a member, join ACO London.
Architectural Conservancy Ontario - London Region (ACO London) is committed to conserving London area’s heritage architecture through advocacy and public awareness. We support and encourage architectural conservation through the creative reuse and repurposing of older buildings, the creation of Heritage Conservation Districts to protect our historic neighbourhoods, and the active retention and maintenance of London area’s unique history as embodied by its built heritage.
ACO London is a volunteer-based community organization founded over 50 years ago with the threatened destruction of London’s original financial buildings, the Ridout Street Complex, now a National Historic Site.
Please submit a letter of interest and/or a current resumé to Mike Bloxam, Nominations Committee, ACO London at email@example.com. We welcome enquiries from people of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds. Prior experience as a Board member is not necessary, but is considered an asset.
The deadline to apply is Friday, April 5, 2019.
Thank you for your interest in ACO London!