Expressions of Interest (extended)

Board Chair (Full-time)

Lead the province’s independent watchdog in promoting sound forest and range practices

The Forest Practices Board is seeking an experienced leader who is respected by a wide range of forestry-interested stakeholders. Do you have a reputation for high standards, objective and balanced judgment, fairness and consistency? Are you an innovator with the vision to guide the Board? Do you thrive on objectively analyzing forestry issues of public importance and providing strategic direction?

This is an opportunity to combine your experience working both on the ground in resource management and in administration, policy or legislation. The role of Board Chair will enable you to make a solid and lasting contribution to the stewardship of forest and range resources to benefit all citizens of British Columbia.

The Board is an independent government agency that plays a vital part in sustainable forest management within BC by providing assessments of the state of forest and range practices and making recommendations for improvement to government, industry and the public.

In accordance with the Forest and Range Practices Act (FRPA), the Board has a mandate to: conduct periodic, independent audits of forest practices/planning and the adequacy of government enforcement; investigate complaints from the public; carry out special investigations; appeal certain decisions to the Forest Appeals Commission; and publicly report on whether the provisions of FRPA and the Wildfire Act are met.

Prior to submitting your expression of interest, please review the documents: Candidate Skills Profile and Role Definition, or contact Dave Clarke at (250) 213-4702.

Your submission should clearly outline how you meet the selection criteria in the Candidate Skills Profile, including:

  • General Qualifications
  • Personal Attributes
  • Education, Knowledge and Experience
  • Communication Skills
  • Strategic Leadership and Policy Participation
  • Human Relations Skills

The Chair is appointed by Cabinet, through an Order-in-Council for a 2 to 3-year period, renewable for a second term.

Closing Date: Midnight, April 22, 2018
Apply to:

Post Date

April 4, 2018

Closing Date

April 22, 2018