Overall governance of SAC by establishing and monitoring policies and programs and supporting development and effectiveness of the Board of Directors.
Establish strategic purpose and direction for SAC by participating in regular strategic planning and monitoring performance toward the plan’s results.
Hire the Executive Director while ensuring that they have the necessary leadership abilities, skills, experience, education and personality that will grow SAC and monitoring the Executive Director’s performance toward responsibilities and yearly objectives.
Represent SAC and its programs and services to stakeholders, including community funders and clients.
Ensure the financial health of SAC by complying with fiscal policies and procedures and through ongoing analysis of financial reports.
Ensure effective performance of the agency’s programs through ongoing program planning and evaluation.
Ensure compliance with federal, provincial, local and Society policies and procedures.
Maintain confidentiality policies with respect to membership and Board discussions
Attend regularly scheduled monthly Board meetings. Three consecutive missed meetings (without reasonable cause) will result in removal from the Board.
Participate on committees and become knowledgeable about the purpose and goals of the committee.
Attend important SAC events as much as possible.
Build and work within a collaborative and respectful decision-making model that contributes to consensus.
Support all members of the Board and work to understand the role of each team member.
Volunteer for and willingly accept assignments and complete them thoroughly and on time.
Stay informed about Board policies, prepare for meetings, review and comment on minutes and reports, bring issues to the Board for discussion as needed.
Squamish Arts acknowledges that the land on which we live, work and recreate is the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, particularly the territories of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation. It is our responsibility to honour their ancestry by being an ally to the present.