Join the Board

As a member-based organization, HUB Cycling is accountable to its members and is governed by a Board of Directors elected by the membership.

Our goal is strong and balanced leadership, and our nomination process helps us get there.

The 2023 AGM will be held in the fall of 2023.  If you are interested in joining the Board of Directors for the fall of 2023 please click on the link below:

 

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Board of Directors Overview

There are 11 Board Directors who are elected by the members at the Annual General Meeting in September of each year.

Click here to see the current Board of Directors.

Skills & Experience Sought for 2022 Board:

For 2022, we are particularly looking for people with the following skills and experiences:

  • previous board experience
  • fundraising
  • human resources
  • legal
  • accounting/financial reporting
  • data governance
  • marketing/marketing research
  • cycling advocacy

Diversity and Inclusion:

The Board of Directors encourages people from under-represented and marginalized communities to apply. HUB committed to creating a welcoming, inclusive organization for all. Diversity among our members, volunteers, staff, and board of directors allows us to better understand, connect to, and respond to the needs of our members and communities. To learn more about the organization’s diversity efforts, please click here.

Time Commitment

Board Directors are expected to spend 10 hours per month on HUB Cycling work, including:

  • preparation for and attending Board meetings
  • corresponding by email and voting in electronic motions
  • fulfilling Action Items from Board meetings
  • participating in one board committee (Regional Advisory Committee, Board Development Committee, and Operations Committee)

Board meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month from 630pm to 830pm. The meeting is a hybrid model, where some participate via Zoom and others meet in person at the HUB office at 312 Main Street, Vancouver.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Board:

The HUB Board steers the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies, as well as by making sure the organization has adequate resources to advance its mission. The activities of the board can be roughly broken into ten roles:

  1. Determine the organization’s mission and purpose
  2. Support the Executive Director and assess their performance
  3. Provide proper financial oversight Ensure adequate resources
  4. Ensure legal and ethical integrity and maintain accountability
  5. Ensure effective organizational planning Recruit and orient new board members.
  6. Assess board performance Enhance the organization’s public standing
  7. Monitor the organization’s programs and services

Board of Directors’ Liability:

Board members are legally responsible for the activities of the Board. HUB maintains a comprehensive insurance policy with a $5 million limit for commercial general liability (including directors) and a $2 million limit for other director liability. Click here for general information about board of directors liability.