Culinary Tourism Alliance seeks new Board of Directors Members

The CTA Board is currently seeking directors with a mix of strategic and business competencies and public affairs acumen to support and advance the organization’s performance and achievements of its mission and vision. We are particularly interested in candidates with an over-arching interest and experience in strategic thinking, governance and policy development.
THE PROCESS The Culinary Tourism Alliance’s (CTA) Board of Directors is comprised of no less then 8 and no more than 10 directors. 50% of directors hold a two-year term and 50% of directors hold a three-year term. Directors may serve a maximum of six (6) consecutive years as of 2011. RESPONSIBILITIES OF DIRECTORS The Board of Directors shall manage the governance of the Corporation; determine the strategic direction of the Alliance; and ensure financial prudence. In addition, Directors are expected to assume responsibilities for the following:
  • Attend in person or by conference call a minimum of four (4) Board meetings per year. Typical meetings run from 10am to 12pm on a weekday. There is usually 2-3 hours prep time for each meeting.
  • Actively participate and contribute to Board meetings.
  • Make decisions at the Board based on the best interest of the CTA as a whole.
Skills that would benefit the CTA Board of Directors include:
  • accounting/financial management
  • law and policy development
  • public relations and communications
  • risk management.
NOMINATION Any member in good standing who has reached 18 years of age, is not bankrupt and is of sound mind may be nominated for election. Nominees must send the completed Nomination Form and their resume or CV via email to the CTA by no later than 4:00pm EST on July 31, 2018. The Nominating Committee will review all nominations.


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