Our Board of Directors provides the governance and vision for the German-Canadian Benevolent Society of BC. The Board works with management to establish overall strategic direction, regularly reviews the organization’s long-term plans, significant issues affecting the organization and evaluates results. The Board ensures appropriate membership and stakeholder consultation.
Board members are elected by the Society’s membership and are appointed for three-year terms. Board members can serve a maximum of three consecutive three-year terms.
The following documents define how the board conducts its business and defines its governance rules and practices: the Society’s By-laws and Constitution, a Code of Conduct for directors and Terms of Reference for Board Committees.