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AHSA is currently accepting Expressions of Interest to fill Board of Director positions in 2018/19

The Alberta Hospitality Safety Association (AHSA) is recruiting volunteers to serve on the Board of Directors. Applications from all sectors of the Hospitality industry are welcome. 

The initial commitment is 1 year if elected and 2 years if appointed with the term to begin April 2018. The AHSA is dedicated to providing education and support to the hospitality industry in Alberta addressing Health and Safety requirements. The vision of the AHSA is to have Alberta’s hospitality industry be a leader in  workplace health and safety.  AHSA’s membership includes ALL hotels, motels and convention centers in the province as well as restaurants and catering businesses.

As a Director you will be responsible for the AHSA’s consistent achievement of its mission and organizational objectives, including:

  • Participate in strategic planning activities.
  • Be involved in the financial management and oversight which includes approving annual budgets.
  • Attend and be prepared for meetings by reading all materials and circulating concerns in advance.
  • Be a willing advocate for the Association by participating and contributing time to various events or committees as required including completing the Health and Safety Leadership for Managers.
  • Sharing your expertise and experiences.

Directors must possess the following qualities:

  • Ability to devote sufficient time and energy to the performance of duties as a Director.
  • Willingness to assume the responsibilities associated with being a director.
  • Demonstrated integrity, high ethical standards and respect of privacy and confidentiality.
  • Ability to recognize and assess business risks and strategic opportunities.
  • Ability to distinguish between Board and Management roles.
  • Senior management experience in the hospitality industry.
  • Good problem-solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to participate in group decision-making.

Expressions of Interest should include a professional resume that outlines formal qualifications, accompanied by cover letter which includes an explanation of why you are interested in becoming a board member and what area of expertise you can contribute. The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday February 16, 2018. All application should be forwarded to info@ahsa.ca .

Please do not hesitate to contact Michelle Plaizier, Executive Director at 780 720 3059 EXT, 254.,should you have any questions or need more information about what being a board of directors for the AHSA means.