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CALL FOR BOARD MEMBER

The Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research (GDI) invites applications for the following:

Mar 6, 2019

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MEMBER, GDI BOARD OF GOVERNORS
NORTHERN REGION III (Pine House Lake, Ile-a-La-Crosse, Beauval, Green Lake Areas)

Overview: The GDI Board of Governors has representation from each of the 12 Métis Nation—Saskatchewan (MN—S) Regions. The MN—S Minister of Education sits as the Chairperson of the GDI Board of Governors. All persons selected to the Board of Governors will be for a period of three years. An employee of an affiliated organization of the MN—S is not permitted to sit on the GDI Board of Governors.

Responsibilities: The Board of Governors oversees the Gabriel Dumont Institute and is responsible for its operation and governance, including: to adopt policies for the effective operation of GDI; to formulate a strategic plan and to oversee its implementation; to approve annual budgets, audits and programs; to function as ambassadors for GDI; to represent GDI to all levels of government, persons of Métis ancestry and to the public generally; and to appoint a Chief Executive Officer to be directly responsible for implementation of policy and the day-to-day management and operations of GDI.

Qualifications: All appointments to the Board must be of Métis ancestry with knowledge of the cultural, historical and social circumstances of Saskatchewan Métis. Some of the preferred skill and training areas for Board members include education or post-secondary education; finance and administration; business; human resources; law; and communications. Prospective GDI Board members are required to submit a criminal record check.

Process: Candidates can apply to GDI or the MN—S region. All applications will be considered by the appropriate MN—S region. The MN—S region then submits the name of their selected representative forwarded from a duly called and administered regional council meeting. The name of the new board member is then sent to the PMC for ratification. Finally, the name is forwarded to the Minister of Advanced Education.

Starting Date: 2019 (Three year appointment with the possibility of renewal)

Deadline for receipt of applications: March 19, 2019

Please submit resume to one of:

Mr. Tex Bouvier, MN-S                                                     Mr. Geordy McCaffrey, Executive Director
Minister of Environment                                                  Gabriel Dumont Institute
P.O. Box 399                                                                       917 – 22nd Street West
Île-à-la-Crosse, SK S0M 1C0                                         Saskatoon, SK S7M 0R9
Phone: (639) 832-7555                                                     Phone: (306) 242-6070
Email: tex.mns@sasktel.net                                            Email: geordy.mccaffrey@gdi.gdins.org

The Gabriel Dumont Institute has permission from the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission to hire affirmatively.

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