Director Selection Criteria

General Content

Qualifications sought in directors:

  • Supports the purpose and strategic initiatives of ArtsBC and its role as a leader in community arts and cultural development
  • Understands and is committed to arts councils as critical local and regional delivery mechanisms for community cultural development in BC
  • Interest in and knowledge of community cultural development issues and committed to advancing this field locally, regionally and provincially
  • Understands the duties and responsibilities of a director and wants to bring a unique perspective to the provincial forum
  • Experience with an arts council or other local arts agency is desirable
  • Experience with a provincial service organization is desirable
  • Experience in policy development, strategic thinking, organizational change, facilitation processes
  • Able to participate assertively in the deliberations of the board
  • Able to devote the time and effort necessary for the good governance and betterment of ArtsBC