Horse Racing Alberta is a private, not-for-profit organization with a mandate to govern, direct, control, regulate, market and promote the Alberta Horse Racing and Breeding Industry.
The HRA is currently accepting applications for the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors. As Chairman, and a voting Board Member, you will provide strategic leadership to the Board on all matters relating to the HRA’s mandate and overall activities. You will foster and maintain positive relations with industry stakeholders, Government, and the media.
You must have a genuine interest in the growth and development of the Horse Racing and Breeding Industry in Alberta. Your broad-based experience includes a solid understanding of business, governance and the ability to evaluate complex information and make difficult decisions, this experience is supplemented with a proven ability to provide strategic leadership for an organization with multi-stakeholder groups.
It is essential that you have a flexible schedule that will accommodate up to 25 hours of activity per week. As a Board Member you will receive a per-diem honorarium and paid expenses, for the additional activities of Chairman the HRA Board shall determine an annual stipend based upon the expected activity of the Chairman.
Appointments are normally for a three-year term with the opportunity of one additional term. Current provincial legislation awaiting to be enacted could limit the initial term to approximately 18 months.
If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please submit a letter of interest and resume outlining your experience and accomplishments, no later March 23, 20018 to:
Horse Racing Alberta
Attn: Chairman - Selection Committee
720, 9707 – 110 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2L9
Or fax to: 780-488-5105