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RE: Call for Interest for ASBA Governance Task Force

This is a “Call for Interest” for school board trustees to serve on the ASBA Governance Task Force. The Task Force’s mandate is to review ASBA Bylaws and Governance Policies for alignment with current procedures and best practices; and, to and the inclusion of Zone Committees in the consider the current ASBA committee structure governance structure. ASBA is seeking four member trustees, one of whom will act as Chair of the Task Force. Applicants are required to have interest and expertise in policy development.

If you are interested in serving on this Task Force, please complete the attached form and skills matrix and return via email to Phumi Miriyoga, Governance Associate. The deadline for applications is May 23, 2022, at 12 noon.

The successful candidates will be notified before the end of May 2022 and the Task Force will commence its work from June 1, 2022.

External committees

At any time, the ASBA is represented on approximately 80 external committees.

These committees are established by a variety of sponsoring agencies or organizations. Several of these committees advise Alberta Education as provincial educational policy is developed in areas such as curriculum, student evaluation practices, teacher certification requirements and practices, governance policies and finance plans. Departments of government other than Alberta Education, such as Alberta Infrastructure, also seek our advice through advisory committees. Other committees provide input to post secondary institutions, especially as their work relates to teacher training. Yet other committees provide input to stakeholder organizations such as the Alberta Teachers’ Association.

ASBA’s appointment criteria and processes are guided by ASBA Board Governance Policy 9 Board of Directors Representatives to External Committees.

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