Call for Nominations 2019–20

CCDS Inc., operating as Eviance, is seeking individuals from across Canada, with a broad range of backgrounds and social locations, who are interested in serving on our Board of Directors. CCDS governs in a Policy Board model. The primary functions of the Board are strategic planning, financial monitoring, and fundraising. Prospective board members must be committed to our vision, mission, and values and will be aware of historic, current, and emerging issues related to disability, inclusive but not limited to mental health.

The Board of Directors, in concert with the Executive Director, implement the Board’s vision through the work of staff as directed by the Executive Director.

We are seeking Board Directors who will be responsible for:

  • Providing stewardship of the organization and direction in alignment with the Board’s Strategic Plan;
  • Helping promote the organization’s overall goals, values, and core knowledge, inclusive but not limited to global themes in disability issues;
  • Participating in board meetings (four times per year) and at least one Board Committee; and,
  • Contributing a minimum of 30 hours per year to serve as a Board member.

A slate of candidates will be compiled, and ballots distributed to all CCDS Incorporated o/a Eviance members in good standing in October 2019. The 2019 Board of Directors will be announced at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday, November 15, 2019 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

If a potential nominee wishes to learn more about CCDS Incorporated o/a Eviance, either before or after the nomination period, please contact Susan Hardie, Eviance Executive Director, at (204) 287-8411, extension 35 or

Download the Nominations Form as a fillable PDF or as a Microsoft Word document.

Please see the Code of Conduct for additional information. Please note that the Code of Conduct is for informational purposes only. This form will be completed and signed by all Board members following the 2019 AGM.

All nomination packages, including completed Nomination Form and Nominees resume or CV, must be returned to the CCDS Inc. o/a Eviance Staff, specifically Kate Grisim at, by no later than Friday, October 18, 2019 at 4pm CST.

Downloadable documents provided in English only.