South Shore REN Seeks Inaugural Board of Directors
The newly established Regional Enterprise Network (REN) for Nova Scotia's South Shore is recruiting 13 volunteers to serve on its inaugural Board of Directors.
Established August 20th, 2014 as a partnership between the provincial government and municipalities in all of Lunenburg County, eastern Shelburne County and the Region of Queens Municipality, the new entity is intended to connect economic development partners, support business growth and retention and provide regional leadership on economic development priorities.
On October 27th, 2014 the REN's Liaison and Oversight Committee chose District of Chester Warden, Allen Webber, as its Chair and immediately set about its first task, establishing an inaugural Board of Directors with extensive business experience who will be responsible for developing a regional economic development strategy and for recruiting and managing the entity's CEO.
The Board of Directors will be made up of private sector representation and elected officials. Directors should be passionate about growing their economy and willing to invest their time and talent into creating and building a brand new organization.
The South Shore REN is specifically seeking candidates for the Board of Directors, with combined skills and experience in business, industry, corporate governance, financial stewardship, strategic planning, communications, partnership development, stakeholder relations, and expertise in law, accounting, economic development and entrepreneurship.
Recruitment packages and applications will be distributed by the municipal partners; the deadline for receipt of applications is January 16, 2015 at 4:00 pm. Recruitment Packages are available on your local municipality's website or at your local municipal office.
Please click the link below for the 2014 Board of Directors Recruitment Package
REN 2014 Board of Directors Recruitment Package