Board Recruiting

  1. Board Compostion

    The Dev Edmonton Board consists of 7 members filling three year terms. Every year at the annual meeting elctions will be held for any open positions. Dev Edmonton Society is desires to build a board with a diversity of perspectives that reflect our community.

    Roles
    • President
    • Secretary
    • Treasurer
    • Member at large
  2. Why Join the Board?

    There are many great reasons to join the Dev Edmonton Society Board, including but not limited to:

    • Giving back to the community
    • Board Experience
    • Fellowship
    • Networking
    • Having an impact
  3. Key Compentencies

    DES is looking to build a board that as a collective body excercises essential competencies. We have identified the following compentencies that the board needs to possess.

    Visonary: strong belief in our Mission: “Dev Edmonton Society is made up of people who believe that an impactful, diverse, and collaborative developer community enriches us all. We realize this vision by sharing knowledge and ideas, understanding the community and its needs, promoting events and initiatives, and supporting technology meetups and organizations.”

    Connector: ability to identify and develop relationships to support our society.

    Accountability: To accept responsibility for actions, decisions and policies and to transparently report back to the members of our society as well as knowing our bylaws and procedures.

  4. Responsibilities

    Board Members

    • Understand the society’s mission and values
    • Act as advocates and ambassadors for the society and be active participants in advancing the society’s mission
    • Prepare for, attend and participate in board meetings
    • Participate in one or more committees
    • 3 Year commitment

    President

    • Member of the Board
    • Serves as the Chief Volunteer of Dev Edmonton
    • Provides leadership to the board
    • Chairs board meetings and is responsible for setting the agenda
    • Monitors financial planning and financial reports
    • Evaluates the performance of the society in achieving its mission
    • Steer the strategic and organizational planning

    Secretary

    • Member of the board
    • Maintains records of the board
    • Takes minutes of board meetings
    • Ensure that the minutes are distributed to members after meetings
    • Is familiar with the society’s by-laws and raise applicable by-laws when appropriate

    Treasurer

    • Member of the board
    • Manages finances of the organization
    • Financial background
    • Balances the bank accounts
    • Yearly financial statement submitted to the board for approval
  5. Apply Today!

    If you are interested in joining the board please let us know by filling out this form, and don't forget to stop by the dev edmonton slack channel and say hi!