The Bow Valley Builders and Developers Association (BOWDA) is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organization. The Executive Director (ED) of BOWDA reports directly to a volunteer board of directors elected by the BOWDA membership. The general duties of ED include, but not limited to, the following;
Issues and Advocacy. The primary function of BOWDA is to advocate on behalf of the building and development industry in the Bow Valley (Banff, Canmore and the MD of Bighorn). The ED should have a strong understanding and knowledge of key federal, Provincial and municipal legislation that impacts the industry, including Municipal Government Act (MGA) and other Provincial regulations, Town of Canmore Municipal Development Plan (MDP), Town of Canmore Land Use Bylaw (LUB).
Board of Directors. The ED meets monthly from Sept to June with the board of directors to review current industry issues and discuss upcoming issues and initiatives. The ED will provide and revise agenda as required, take and distribute minutes of the meeting, and act on the board's directions. The ED will maintain communication with the board throughout the month, providing follow-up on issues and keeping board and members current. The ED will work closely with the Chair to ensure the smooth transfer of information, budget development, and issue discussion.
Information. BOWDA members value the information that they receive from the organization. This information allows our members to stay current on local and provincial issues that impact the industry.
Please send your cover letter and resume to ExecutiveDirectorSearch@bowda.ca.
We appreciate all applications, however only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further discussion.