February 8, 2023 News

The UNA Board of Directors is looking for new additional members for the Community Engagement Advisory Committee. This Committee represents community interests in providing advice to the Board of Directors on matters related to improving the engagement of University Neighbourhoods residents at the community level.

The Committee assists the Board in identifying and implementing initiatives that will improve the levels and effectiveness of resident participation in community life, with a view towards improving the overall quality of life in the University Neighbourhoods.

You are encouraged to apply if you are a UNA resident member with interests specific to community development, engagement and consultation, including:

  • Recruiting and organizing UNA residents with appropriate experience who are interested in participating in UNA community advisory committees and working groups;
  • Designing and delivering inclusive community engagement and consultation programs;
  • Promoting sustainable decisions by recognizing the needs and interests of all community members, including decision makers;
  • Finding ways to improving UNA residents’ level of engagement and involvement in community life;
  • Working with boards and administrations in improving their effectiveness in dealing with community engagement and consultation processes.

New committee members will serve with an appointed chair from the Board of Directors, returning members and will have support from UNA staff. There are up to three spots to fill in this committee and the term of appointment is two years. This is a volunteer Committee that serves without compensation.

All interested parties are asked to please submit a resume and cover letter addressed to the UNA Board of Directors to ceac@myuna.ca by March 10, 2023.