13 Mar 2017

Call for nominations for the Board of Directors of BC People First!

The Nominations are due April 23, 2017.

Elections will be held at the AGM on Sunday April 30th, 2017. Visit our Events page for more details: click here


Dear Members of BC People First:

The BC People First Society (BCPF) is a non-profit provincial organization that is part of a national movement.

We work to make sure that people with a developmental disability are respected and included in communities as full citizens.

We do this by supporting each other to speak up for ourselves and others.

Our vision is a diverse community where all people are: included and involved, honoured and respected; seen for their abilities, and supported to participate.

Being a member of the Board of Directors of BC People First is a very important and rewarding opportunity.

As a Board member, you will work to promote the inclusion and full citizenship for people who have been labelled with a developmental disability, you get to decide on what the Society will focus on, what projects to work on, you get to participate in special training, learn new skills and make wonderful new friends.

We currently have 3 positions available for nomination for 3 year terms, starting April 30, 2017.

Please note that we are able to assist with travel expenses for a limited number of nominees traveling from outside of the lower mainland to attend the worshops and AGM.

Time commitment:

  • 1 meeting via conference call per month (rotating monthly Monday or Tuesday evening). Extra projects, events, committees may require extra calls per month.
  • Minimum of 4 to 12 hours per month working on BCPF projects, committees, events, presentations, meetings etc.
  • In person meeting 2 times per year, 2-3 days: The Board meets as a group once per year for the AGM. Every second year, the Board holds a Conference.
  • Your expenses for travel to these amazing events are provided by BCPF.

Note: The Board does NOT meet in December or one month in the summer.


Be a member of BCPF in good standing. Membership is FREE and you can join anytime.

Have a passion for our values and mission.

Attend all board meetings, can not miss more than 3 meetings without valid permission from the rest of the Board.

Agree to adhere to the BCPF Code of Conduct, representing yourself and the Society in a positive way.

Have a person that you trust to advise/help you in the role when/as needed and this person will give their contact info to BCPF.

Nominations are due by April 23, 2017 (there will be no nominations from the floor of the AGM).




Please Contact us:
Provincial Coordinator Ariel Pavic
(604) 786-9642





2017 nomination form

2016-17 BCPF membership form

call for nominations


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