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Join the Board of Directors

nominations open for board of directors
Join the board of directors for the Gibsons & District Chamber of Commerce!


We’re looking for community minded individuals to assist us in continuing to be the voice of business on the Sunshine Coast. All active members in good standing are eligible to serve as a board member.


If interested, please complete the nomination for, or nominate someone you think would be a great addition to the team!


You can find the form here: 2023 Director Nomination form



The Board member as a trustee works with the Board of Directors in governing the Chambers’ affairs through the development, approval, and evaluation of policy. As a committee member the trustee provides planning and implementation services to the Board. The trustee acts on the Board’s behalf within the Board motions and policy guidelines.


Board members draw from their experiences, knowledge, vocation, and community engagement. They are expected to be fully informed on organizational matters and to contribute to the Board’s policy deliberations. The board member performs duties in the following areas:

  • Development, approval and evaluation of framework, governance and operational policies including both planning and administrative statements.
  • Approval, evaluation, and participation in the Board’s fund-raising campaigns.
  • Approval and evaluation of the budget and financial year end reports.
  • Chairing or participating on at least one committee or taskforce.
  • Monitoring public response to the work and policies of the Chamber.
  • The Board through the President to supervise the employment of the Executive Director.
  • Development, approval and evaluation of the annual operational plan.
  • Assistance in the development and maintenance of relations among the Board, the Committees, the service volunteers, and the members of the community.


The Board member is required to attend a Governance orientation & training session, to be scheduled and monthly Board meetings (currently third Friday of the month 9:30 am – 11:00 am).

Board members are also expected to attend the Annual General Meeting, represent the Chamber at sponsored After Hours Networking events, Professional Development workshops, periodic Committee meetings and special events throughout the year. Expected time commitment could be 5 to 10 hours per month.


Directors are elected for a two-year term.

Download the description of duties for a board director here: 2023 Director Description of Duties
If you have any questions, contact Chris, the executive director, at 604-886-2325 or speak with a current board member.