2022 Call for Nominations for Director at Large Positions

We are looking for good people and great leaders to help guide the direction of your Association.

OASW is committed to taking a leadership role in promoting equity integration for our Board of Directors. Our vision is to build a Board that promotes equity principles as an integral part of our ongoing activities, maintaining relationships with diverse populations, and implementing recruitment practices that are deliberate and inclusive.

We seek to achieve an inclusive representation from all equity groups. Members of all races, ethics origins, religions, abilities, gender identifies and expressions and sexual orientations are encouraged to apply.

Note: Nominations are now closed

Additional Information

Purpose: OASW’s Board of Directors sets the Association’s policies and strategic directions, ensures that the organization stays on course to fulfil its mission, and advises the organization on issues affecting the social work profession and the public at the provincial level. Additionally, Board members have opportunities to serve on advisory committees and working groups.

Board Composition: Composed of 14 OASW members (5 Executive Officers, 7 Directors at Large, 1 Francophone Director and 1 Student Director), the Board has staggered terms of office so that not all positions are up for election at the same time. 

Executive Committee: The President, two Vice-Presidents, Treasurer-Secretary and Past President comprise the Executive Committee, which is appointed by the Board annually.

Meetings: Board meetings take place three or more times annually. Board members are expected to attend all meetings. 

Eligibility: All OASW members are eligible for nomination. OASW encourages nominations of all qualified individuals and is committed to diversity and inclusivity.

Candidates can refer to the OASW Board Competencies and Experience List for more information:

Quick Links & Resources

OASW Board Competencies and Experience List:

OASW Bylaws:
OASW Bylaws 2020
(Adobe PDF File)

If you have questions about elections and nominations, please contact Rita Mascherin, Manager of Executive Operations & Governance, at [email protected].