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Terms of Reference for the Pursuit of Excellence Committee (PDF, 10KB).

Mandate

The role of the Committee is to administer the Pursuit of Excellence funds to assist athletes and sport organizations to achieve the next level of performance. Funding decisions will be made by the Committee.

No single grant or total grants for a single sport discipline shall exceed 20% of the entire yearly grant budget.

Membership

    The Committee will consist of 9 members appointed by resolution of Council as follows:

    Three (3) members of Council;

    One member of Council or Public representing the County of Grande Prairie;

    Five public members representing the City of Grande Prairie;

    Mayor (ex-officio).

    Term

    Members will serve for a term of up to three years with provision for renewal for an additional 3 year term.

    Meeting Time

    The Committee will approve a regular meeting schedule. The Committee Chair may call meetings outside of the regular schedule at their discretion.

    Remuneration

    NIL. This is a volunteer position.

    Skills, abilities, and experience

    • Prior Board or Committee member experience and/or knowledge of governance best practices;
    • Leadership experience in Community/Athletic organizations;
    • Prior experience as a Coach, Athlete, Official, Sports Administrator and/or Volunteer;
    • Knowledge/Experience of public relations and networking;
    • Contractual knowledge of local/regional sports, community associations and facilities;
    • Passion for athletic and youth sport development;
    • Ability to be flexible, adaptable, committed and enthusiastic.

    Deadline

    Deadline for appointments beginning in 2018 is November 30, 2017.

    2018 Application Form (PDF 12KB)

    For further information

    Call the Legislative Services Department at 780-538-0338 or email akarbashewski@cityofgp.com

    Last updated: 10/11/2017 4:11:26 PM