The Canadian Mental Health Association, Niagara Branch (CMHA Niagara) is currently seeking candidates for positions on our Board of Directors.  The position is a three-year term from June 2020 to June 2023, with an option of two additional three-year terms.  We are looking for individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences who are interested in helping us fulfill our vision of a Niagara where mental health is recognized, supported and optimized.

The Board of Directors meets semi-monthly, and additional time commitments may be required throughout the year for various Board activities and fundraising events.

We have a skills-based Board that balances experience, knowledge, and professional expertise. To maintain this balance, we welcome all interested parties, however preference will be given to applicants that can bring one or more of the following mindsets:

Strategic Planning Advocacy / Legal
Business / Finance Medical / Social Service Delivery
Human Resources Social / Health / Wellness
Board Leadership / Governance Fundraising / Marketing
Risk Assessment / Management     Quality Management  

CMHA Niagara strives to be a culturally competent organization, representative of Francophone, multi-cultural, Two Spirit and LGBTQ+, indigenous and other backgrounds that reflect the diverse makeup of Niagara.  Participation of people with lived experience is integral to our work as Board Members.  

All applications must be submitted by March 27th at 4:30pm to tmckendrick@cmhaniagara.ca with subject line “Board of Directors.”

To learn more about joining our board, please review the board application package.