Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Port Metro Vancouver Seeks Board Applicants

Port Metro Vancouver, which is scheduled to have two vacancies on its Board of Directors in 2013, announced Jan. 19 that it is seeking applications in writing to the nominating committee for candidates to be considered as board members.

The nominating committee seeks eligible candidates who have stature within the transportation industry or the business community as well as relevant knowledge and extensive experience related to the management of a business, the operation of a port or maritime trade.

The committee is particularly interested in individuals who have experience with major capital projects, financial risk management and/or maritime business. Knowledge of strategic planning, business management, government relations, legal or accounting, and current corporate governance practices are also considered assets.

An overview of the position and eligibility criteria can be found in the director recruitment briefing document on the port’s website: http://www.portmetrovancouver.com/Libraries/ABOUT_Corporate/Director_Recruitment_Briefing.sflb.ashx.

The deadline for applications is Feb. 18, 2013. Applications may be filed via mail, fax or email via the below addresses.

The mailing address for further information is: Nominating Committee, c/o Dean Readman, Corporate Secretary, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, 100 The Pointe 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 3T4.

Information can also be obtained by telephone at (604) 665-9000. The committee’s fax number is (604) 665-9062, and the email address for correspondence is nominatingcommittee@portmetrovancouver.com.