Board Director Candidate Application Board Director Candidate Application Step 1 of 2 - Contact & History 0% Position DetailsMembers of the Board of Directors play a vital role in providing effective governance and strategic leadership that supports providing outstanding client care today and in the future. Compass is seeking volunteers for our skills-based governing team. As a Board member you will be able to devote at least 5 hours per month for up to nine years and meet all eligibility requirements.Full Name* First Date of Birth* Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City Province AlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorNorthwest TerritoriesNova ScotiaNunavutOntarioPrince Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewanYukon Postal Code Email Address* Preferred Phone Number*Compass Board of Directors is seeking members with experience on boards with similar scope and challenges. My governance experience is:* Some, I have been a member of at least one Board. Good, I have sat on more than one Board of similar complexity and challenges, or may have supported such Boards in a work capacity. Advanced, I have sat on multiple Boards including Boards with similar complexities and challenges. Please identify any Offices held (if any) on previous Boards by providing the name of the organization, the dates and position.*Please explain why you wish to be considered for a position on the Board of Directors.* Core to the culture of Child and Family Centre is quality. One determinant of board quality includes the complementary broad mix of skills, experience and knowledge of the board’s directors. This collective set of abilities empowers the board’s role in organizational oversight. Please assess your skills & knowledge on the matrix format below in the understanding that directors do not require proficiency in all skills as listed.Rating Definitions:Advanced: formal certification, degree, or demonstrated understanding/knowledge (10+ years)Intermediate: above average understanding/knowledge (5-10 years)Basic: general or modest understanding/knowledgeNone: no understanding/knowledgeFinancial*Qualifications in accounting and/or finance and experience with analyzing key financial statements; critically assessing financial viability and performance, financial risk assessment, contribute to strategic financial planning; oversee budgets and accountability. Links financial information to organizational priorities & goals.Advanced (3)Interme diate (2)Basic (1)None (0)Business & Management*The skill and experience required to execute the fiduciary and requirements of the Board, has held or holds a senior level management/executive position, to give good advice and challenge thinking. Broad management and leadership experience involving human, financial, technological and other resources. Able to determine how a particular initiative or opportunity will support the implementation of the corporate strategy and deliver on key performance objectives. Advanced (3)Interme diate (2)Basic (1)None (0)Strategic Planning*Macro level understanding of the system & the longer term implications and opportunities. Have been actively involved in previous strategic plan development, implementation and monitoring. Have a very strong understanding of the purpose and processes related to strategic planning and the Board’s role in the development, agreement & monitoring of the strategic process. Advises Board on processes to define an organization’s direction and provide potential decisions on the allocation of resources required to pursue a strategy. Able to look at issues in a broad context, taking into account a wide range of influences and circumstances, and see the implication of decisions. Strategic horizon responsibility includes monitoring existing strategic plan delivery and organizing & planning beyond existing strategic plan.Advanced (3)Interme diate (2)Basic (1)None (0)Agency Risk Management*Critical understanding of Risk Management, understanding that taking on risk is sometimes a necessity with the ability to identify key organizational risks including legal and regulatory compliance. Demonstrated ability to think critically to ensure the effective management of opportunities and adverse impacts.Advanced (3)Interme diate (2)Basic (1)None (0)Transformation*Promote a culture of change by understanding the dynamic nature and factors impacting successful and sustainable outcomes.Advanced (3)Interme diate (2)Basic (1)None (0)Diversity*Has lived experience that will align with the purpose of the organization. If not lived experience, has participated in critical self-reflection exercises to understand privilege and has the ability to respect and listen to diverse viewpoints. Advanced (3)Interme diate (2)Basic (1)None (0)Integration & Systems Enabler*Has led or been part of, in a management or governance capacity, integration initiatives such as mergers and acquisitions. Understands the reasons for ongoing organizational and system behavior, and then underlying problems, opportunities or political forces affecting the organization and the health system.Advanced (3)Interme diate (2)Basic (1)None (0)Innovation*Recognized as a thoughtful inspiring leader and one who has led innovative approaches and/or new ventures. A person who will be readily able to see new opportunities and enhance the Board and management’s ability to seek new approaches. Encourages well considered & planned risk taking that drives new thinking and approaches that lead to innovative approaches and outcomes. Readily able to see future opportunities.Advanced (3)Interme diate (2)Basic (1)None (0)Innovation*Recognized as a thoughtful inspiring leader and one who has led innovative approaches and/or new ventures. A person who will be readily able to see new opportunities and enhance the Board and management’s ability to seek new approaches. Encourages well considered & planned risk taking that drives new thinking and approaches that lead to innovative approaches and outcomes. Readily able to see future opportunities.Advanced (3)Interme diate (2)Basic (1)None (0)Community Relationship Building*Has been actively engaged in the community and is seen as a community leader/influencer. Understanding of broader stakeholder environments.Advanced (3)Interme diate (2)Basic (1)None (0)Quality & Performance*Quality and safety expertise in business or industry; understanding of quality of care issues and performance measurement; benchmarking experience; experience in process improvement methodology.Advanced (3)Interme diate (2)Basic (1)None (0)Communication*Advanced (3)Interme diate (2)Basic (1)None (0)Statement of CommitmentI hereby apply to be considered for nomination to Compass’s Board of Directors, and in doing so, acknowledge and declare that: (please check each statement below to indicate your acknowledgement)I can regularly attend monthly Board and Committee meetings and that at least an 80% attendance rate is expected. (Meeting schedules are provided in advance).*YesNoI could, with notice, attend additional meetings when required.*YesNoI can attend development/training sessions for Board members on weekends and/or evenings, with advance notice.*YesNoI can devote at least 5 hours per month to Compass’s Board of Directors.*YesNoI understand that if chosen to proceed through the interview process a Police Criminal Record Check will be required and any nomination will be contingent on the completion of this process.*YesNoI confirm that I have reviewed the Exclusions of Directors, I understand and meet the criteria as outlined and agree to respect the confidentiality of the nomination process.*YesNoI confirm that I have reviewed Position Description for Elected Directors and agree that, if elected, I will serve as a Director in accordance with the Bylaws and Responsibilities of Individual Directors, including Board confidentiality.*YesNoNameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.