What is Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO)?
The Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is a non-profit incorporated multi-sport organization committed to the pursuit of excellence by delivering programs and services to high performance athletes and coaches that enhance their ability to achieve international podium performances.
CSIO offers athletes a range of sport science and sport medicine services including nutrition, physiology, biomechanics, strength & conditioning, mental performance and sport therapy; as well as life services and assistance with transitioning in to and out of sport. CSIO also delivers programming and services to National and Provincial Sport Organizations and coaches to work towards building a stronger sport system in Ontario. For more information, visit www.csiontario.ca
How is the CSIO Board of Directors structured?
The CSIO Board of Directors consists of eight (8) volunteer Directors elected at the Annual General Meeting. The CSIO Annual General Meeting (AGM) is scheduled for Wednesday June 25, 2014 in Scarborough, Ontario. There will be one (1) vacancy on the Board of Directors. This is a call for nominations to fill that vacancy at the AGM.
This year the Nomination Committee is particularly interested in candidates with Sport Science and/or Sport Medicine expertise, while also having previous non-profit board experience, and a passion for high performance athletes and coaches.
Directors are expected to attend three-four (3-4) Board meetings per year and contribute an additional two-three (2-3) hours per month to committee work. Directors are elected for a two (2) year term, and can serve a maximum of three (3) terms.
What information will be required to support each application?
Each applicant must complete and sign a CSIO Board of Directors Nomination Form and submit it to the Board Nomination Committee. A cover letter, resume, and list of references must accompany the signed Nomination Form.
Once applicants have been short-listed by the Board Nomination Committee, a due-diligence process will be conducted. This will include a review of the candidate’s qualifications, references, and identification of any conflicts of interest or other significant matters which would preclude the candidate from successfully fulfilling the duties of a Director.
As part of this due-diligence process, short-listed candidates will be required to undergo a Criminal Record Check. All parties are obligated to respect the privacy interests of any individual who may be identified as a potential applicant. Information about applicants is confidential and may not be disclosed for purposes outside the selection process.
Applications may be submitted by electronic mail, regular post mail, courier, or facsimile to the following:
Board Nomination Committee
Attn: Trevor Golem
Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
12 Concorde Place, Suite 204
Toronto, Ontario M3C 3R8
Applications must be received by Friday June 13, 2014 at 4 pm.