Besides being a Division member, you can contribute to
Divisions work through a variety of positions as a Board member, Shared
Care Steering Committee member, serve on the Finance Committee or the HR
Committee, or as a Physician Project Lead.
Read the position descriptions below and then tells us what interests you.
Contact KB Divisions executive director Andrew Earnshaw at email@example.com
or 250 505-0288.
board member is involved in the governance of our non-profit
organization. Board members ensure the organization remains focused on
the priorities of the Division and what matters most to the membership
is a priority of that focus. They ensure that the structure and
resources necessary to do the Division’s work are in place. Most board
members also participate on a committee or are involved with a project,
but that is not required.
Positions include chair, vice chair, physician lead, treasurer, and secretary. There are usually 10 members on the board.Time commitment
Board meets once a month (prep time for Board meetings is 1 - 1.5 hrs).
There are two additional half-day planning sessions a year, and the
Annual General Meeting (AGM) round table once a year.
Most board members also participate on a committee or are involved with a project, but that is not required.
Shared Care Steering CommitteeJob description
Shared Care Steering Committee is a partnership between GPs,
specialists, and project/Division staff. The committee is responsible
for the governance and oversight of projects funded through Shared Care.
This is a high-level governance committee for the seven to ten projects
managed by the Division that are related to Shared Care goals.Time commitment
The Shared Care Steering Committee meets quarterly.
Finance CommitteeJob description
committee is chaired by the Board Treasurer and provides prudent fiscal
responsibility for the funding the Division receives. Members with an
aptitude for financial management would be most suited for this work.Time commitment
Finance Committee meets once a month for about two hours to review
financial reports presented by the Executive Director and financial
HR CommitteeJob description
committee oversees the recruitment, engagement, and certification of
the Division contracts and employees. Members with experience in
personnel management would be most suited for this work.Time commitment
The HR Committee meets when required for the purposes of recruitment and evaluation.
Physician Project LeadJob description
is a Physician Project Lead for every one of the 17 Division
initiatives we have. The Physician Project Lead chairs the committee
that is working on the project. This person is responsible for
supporting the other committee members and engaging with the work in a
productive fashion. The lead also shares in the supervision of the
The lead sets the meeting agendas with the
Project Manager. The person also works outside of the committee meeting
to provide guidance and direction to the work being done. The lead also
connects to the community to advance deliverables on the project.
skills are an important quality to possess in this role because this
person serves as the spokesperson for the project. They must be able to
communicate the work to a variety of audiences, be diplomatic,
politically savvy, and know how positive change occurs.Time commitment
The time commitment varies depending on the work being done on the project. The committee will meet at least quarterly.
Project Advisory Committee MemberJob description
Project Advisory Committee is made up of the Physician Project Lead
members. The person should have the same qualities as the Project Lead
would have. These members are called on to informally speak to
colleagues and represent the Division in the community. They consult and
connect with colleagues and seek their input on projects in which the
Division is engaged.Time commitment
This committee meets quarterly while also engaging with colleagues throughout the year.
Key ConsultantJob description
Key Consultant is the same as a committee member, but doesn’t usually
attend meetings. This person has a strong passion on an issue and has
agreed to be consulted on a project of their choice. A member who
doesn’t enjoy attending a lot of meetings but wants to support the
project work being done would be ideal in this position.Time commitment
position has a minimal time commitment. There may be a few one-on-one
meetings or small group meetings to attend over the course of a project.