Call for Applications Pentathlon Canada Board of Directors

Pentathlon Canada is seeking applications from individuals interested in filling Board positions and standing for election during the 2024 Pentathlon Canada Annual General Meeting (AGM), being held virtually Saturday, April 27, 2024 from 3:00 – 5:00pm EST.

There are 8 (eight) Director-at-Large positions available for 2-year terms. Please find a detailed description of the Director-at-Large position below.


The Director-at-Large duties and responsibilities are not fixed but instead vary according to the needs of the association.  A Director-at-Large serves as a liaison to the general membership and takes on roles as defined in organization bylaws or as needed to fulfill board requirements and address overall organizational goals.


Interested candidates should be:

  • Be eighteen (18) years of age or older;
  • Be a resident of Canada as defined in the Income Tax Act;
  • Have the power under law to contract;
  • Have not been declared incapable by a court in Canada or in another country; and
  • Not have the status of bankrupt.

Candidates should be self-motivated and professional.  Candidates should ideally also have experience in one or more of the following areas: governance; events; marketing/communications; strategic planning; fundraising; human resources management; not-for-profit organization management.


Expectations of the successful candidate are:

  • Serve the full term in which they have been elected.
  • Minimum of 6 hours a month in Board duties.
  • Attendance at 10 to 12 (approx.) Board conference calls/meetings during the year.

Application Details

To apply, please submit:

  • A cover letter explaining your experience and why you would like to apply to be a Director-at-Large.
  • A copy of your resumé

Please send this information to Shelley Callaghan at by 6:00pm EST on Tuesday, April 23, 2024.  All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. If you have any questions about any of the positions or the process please contact Shelley Callaghan at    

Please note that as per the Pentathlon Canada By-laws, nominations for Pentathlon Canada Board positions can also come from the floor by members present during the Pentathlon Canada AGM taking place Saturday, April 27, 2024.

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