Call for Applications: WEtech Alliance Board of Directors

WEtech Alliance is looking for individuals in the Windsor-Essex & Chatham-Kent tech sector whose skills, passion, and experience align with our current mission and vision to join our Board of Directors!

Mission: WEtech’s mission is to help grow tech companies of all stages and champion innovation in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent.

Vision: WEtech’s vision is to play a lead role in developing a sustainable and diverse economy that attracts and retains top talent, business and investment. We will work together with partners to build a region that supports innovative businesses from Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent and around the world to grow locally and scale globally.

The WEtech Alliance Board of Directors are leaders dedicated to the development of the Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent tech community. With a variety of business experience, they provide valuable strategic direction and support for WEtech Alliance’s many services and activities. Directors commit to attending five (5) board meetings annually, a Board orientation session, attend a minimum of two (2) WEtech events annually per year, and participate in committees as needed and/or appropriate.

 

Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria:

1. be part of one of the following sectors: MedHealth, Digital Media, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Advanced Manufacturing, Mobility, Cleantech or Agritech;

2. be engaged, involved and active within the Windsor-Essex and/or Chatham-Kent tech /innovation community and/or surrounding areas;

The Board of Directors is also looking to fill the role of Treasurer starting September 2019. The Treasurer, who is also appointed as a voting Director of WEtech Alliance, will work closely with WEtech’s President, WEtech’s Executive Committee, and will be a member of the Finance and Audit Committee. They will assist in regular budgeting processes, and in the annual audit of our financial statements. The ideal treasurer would be a qualified CPA, with past working knowledge of Accounting Standards for Not-for-Profit Organizations.

This is an open call and vacancies will be filled as needed. All individuals who submit an Expression of Interest will be notified of the outcome of the process when a decision has been made by the Board and Nominating Committee. Deadline to apply is April 29th at 11:59pm

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