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Call for Delegate: NRCB Policy Advisory Board

Initiative: 
Alternate member, Policy Advisory Board
Application Deadline: 
10 Mar 2009 (All day)
Background: 

The Alberta Environmental Network has been notified that there is a need to identify an alternate member to the NRCB policy advisory group (PAG). The NRCB delivers the Agricultural Operation Practices Act and provides broad governance, administrative policy, and appeals. The Policy Advisory Group (PAG) is a multi-stakeholder advisory committee that provides advice to the Chief Executive Officer of the Natural Resources Conservation Board (NRCB) on matters related to the effective delivery of the Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA).

Time Commitment: 

The Policy Advisory Group will meet three to four times per year for a day-long meeting alternating between Edmonton and Calgary with the occasional meeting in Lethbridge.

Alternate members are generally expected to attend only when the primary member is unavailable, however there are provisions for 'observers' to attend PAG meetings. Alternates are expected to liase with primary members as necessary.

Expenses & Honoraria: 

Expense will be provided for the person acting as the primary PAG member. Travel expenses will be reimbursed. Per diem expenses are also available.

Selection Criteria: 
  1. Alberta-based ENGO and AEN member in good standing;
  2. Understanding of AOPA and administrative policy generally; and
  3. Multi-stakeholder committee experience and willingness to network with an appropriate AEN reference group (AEN Agriculture Caucus).
Application Instructions: 

Please reply to delegates [at] aenweb [dot] ca by March 10th, 2009 providing the following.

  1. your contact information;
  2. the name of the AEN member-group in-good-standing which you will represent;
  3. a description of your background, abilities and interests, particularly those relevant to the selection criteria; and
  4. a description of your direct agriculture experience, if any.

Posted March 2, 2009 by Anonymous

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