Board of Directors
NLS is a not-for-profit corporation governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who live in, work in or have a substantial attachment to the catchment area served by the clinic. The Board is composed of a maximum of twelve (12) elected members. The Board strives to be representative of the community and to include persons drawn NLS's client constituency.
Responsibilities of a Board Member
Becoming a Board Member
A member of the Board of Directors must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and must have been a Member of the clinic for at least 3 months (see NLS Membership for details). A Board Member cannot be a current client of the legal clinic.
In order to stand for election to the Board of Directors, a candidate must also complete the Board Candidate Application Form. The Board Candidate Application Form is available at our office. Candidacy to the Board may be subject to the approval of the sitting Board Members.
We welcome nominations from all members of our community, particularly if you are involved and/or interested in social justice, or possess financial skills, collective agreement/labour negotiation experience or community organizing skills.
We particularly encourage nominations from women, racialized persons and/or members of historically disadvantaged communities.