THE GREATER INNISFIL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOMINATION FORM
To be eligible for nomination as a candidate for the Board of Directors, a nominee is required to be a voting
representative of a member firm in good standing of the Greater Innisfil Chamber of Commerce.
To be Nominated Requires:
Completion of the Statement of Nominators on this form and the signature of a representative of members of the
Chamber in good standing.
Delivery of the completed nomination form to the Greater Innisfil Chamber of Commerce, 7896 Yonge Street
Innisfil, ON L9S 1L5. By mail, hand-delivered or fax (705) 431-6628.
DATE REQUIRED: No later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday November 13, 2009
STATEMENT OF NOMINATOR
I, the undersigned voting representative of the Chamber and a member in good standing, hereby nominate, for a
one-year term, for the position of DIRECTOR of the Greater Innisfil Chamber of Commerce.
Name of Nominee: Company Name:
Name of Nominator: Company Name:
Dated at ______________________this _______ day of __________________, 2009
STATEMENT OF NOMINEE
I am a voting representative of a member firm in good standing of the Greater Innisfil Chamber of Commerce.
I fully understand the duties and responsibilities of Director for which I have been nominated.
I agree to stand for election, and, if elected, I am prepared to devote the time and energy required of me to
promote the best interests of the Greater Innisfil Chamber of Commerce.
Dated at______________, this day of_______________________, 2009
Signature of Nominee
TERM OF OFFICE: TWO-YEAR TERM (may be re-elected for consecutive terms).
Elected or appointed directors must demonstrate a commitment to the goals and objectives of the Chamber,
should have a knowledge of legislation and regulations concerning business and must have a good knowledge
of the local business community.
RESPONSIBLE TO: THE MEMBERSHIP
RESPONSIBILITIES: To participate in as many Chamber activities as possible and to promote the
Chamber in a positive way throughout the business community.
Expected to assume, from time-to-time, the responsibility of:
a) chairing a committee of the Chamber,
b) participating in a standing committee,
c) accepting other assignments from the Board
Expected to have a working knowledge of the functioning of the Chamber and to have taken time to read
through the Director's information sent in time for the monthly meeting.
Expected to gain an understanding of the relationship between the Ontario and Canadian Chambers of
Commerce and a local Chamber and of the mandate of those Chambers.
Ultimately responsible for establishing all policies on behalf of the membership. Because of this responsibility,
Directors are encouraged to question the value of any policy or event as it relates to the overall membership and
goals and objectives of the Chamber, and not just his/her own personal view of the matter or as it might relate to
his/her special company/position.
Ultimately responsible to ensure that the Executive Committee and its individual members are acting in the best
interests of the Chamber at all times.
Directors (including the Executive) who have a conflict with a matter before the Board will declare the conflict
and refrain from voting. In certain circumstances, the President may ask that the Director with the conflict
leave the room.
Ensuring that the goals and objectives established by the President for his/her term of office have been fulfilled.
Replacing of chairpersons who are not contributing to the fulfilling of the mandate of a committee.
Individual Directors may make suggestions to the President but do not have any authority to give instructions
individually to any member of the administration unless carrying out Board direction. Directors should direct
their contact for administrative functions to the President.
Shall attend/participate in as many Chamber activities and Community events as possible.
Agrees to sign a "Code of Ethics."
Understands that the By-Laws of the Chamber, namely Article 6.5, stipulates, in part, that: “Upon not attending
three (3) consecutive regular meetings during their term of office, any director may be considered to have
resigned, and the Council may appoint from the Chamber membership, a replacement.”