Business Alumni Association

Volunteer Now

Board Director, Business Alumni Association

The University of Alberta Business Alumni Association (BAA) represents more than 28,000 graduates from the BCom, MBA, MAcc, MPM, MFM and PhD programs at the Alberta School of Business. We build and engage a vibrant community of alumni through events, mentorship, professional development, volunteerism and student funding.

The work of the BAA includes promoting the continued interest of all graduates of the Alberta School of Business, providing a means whereby alumni may join together for the enrichment of the School; encouraging the best candidates to attend the U of A; establishing links between the School and the business community; and providing a support network for students and graduates.

Description:

The Business Alumni Association is led by a volunteer board of graduates from the Alberta School of Business who are committed to building and engaging a vibrant community of alumni. As part of this active volunteer board, directors have the unique opportunity to be fully involved in the BAA’s strategic planning, decision making, program implementation and reporting processes.

We are looking for energetic, collaborative and passionate alumni interested in serving on the BAA board of directors for a two-year term starting in June 2017. All BAA meetings will take place in Edmonton, Alberta.

Responsibilities:

  • Active participation in all seven of the BAA’s scheduled board meetings in the fiscal year as well as the mandatory new board member orientation session

  • Chair at least one BAA committee and be involved in at least two other committees in a member, volunteer or co-chair capacity

  • Attend at least five BAA, Alberta School of Business or student-led events each year on behalf of the board of directors

  • Adhere to BAA bylaws and reporting standards

How to Apply:

Please email your resume and a one page statement of intent to busalum@ualberta.ca by Friday, March 10th.

Applicants will be contacted by the BAA’s Nomination & Selection Committee for a telephone or in-person interview to further discuss their fit for the board director role and may be invited to sit in on a BAA meeting before selection is made. The final slate of board directors will be elected at the BAA Annual General Meeting on June 13, 2017.

Contact:

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact BAA Board Director Ashton Paulitsch at ashton.paulitsch@ualberta.ca or 780-278-2556.