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Call for Nominations to Board of Directors

United Way East Ontario (UWEO) through its Nominating Committee, is recruiting nominees for its Board of Directors.

The Nominating Committee is looking for candidates who can offer leadership, insight and show commitment to pursuing UWEO’s goal of making a measurable impact in the community. Nominees must have strong leadership skills, be knowledgeable of the community and of UWEO. A Board member is also expected to contribute to UWEO’s annual campaign, to attend and participate in board meetings, events and activities as well as participate in committee work of the Board.

Each year the Nominating Committee reviews the structure, composition and balance of skills and experience of the Board. The Committee seeks qualified candidates to put their names forward for nomination with a view of aspiring to a Board that is reflective of the community it serves.

UWEO welcomes nominations any time before May 31, 2024, for the Committee’s consideration. However, to ensure that every nominee receives full consideration, we encourage you to submit nominations as soon as possible.

All nominations must be supported by five members* of UWEO, contain the written consent of each nominee, and be sent to the President/CEO, as secretary of the nominations process.

Download the application form and review the Code of Conduct.

Please send all nominations by Friday, May 31st to or by mail to the attention of Michael Allen, President and CEO, at United Way East Ontario, 363 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON K1K 2C5.

* A member of United Way East Ontario is any person who has made a contribution of $25 or more to UWEO and who has applied and admitted into good standing on March 31st of that year.

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