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Board of Directors

The Family Resource Association is a registered charitable non-profit organization that has served the community for over 25 years.

Board of Directors:

                                      Marlene Coram, Director

                                      Tom Davies, President

                                      John Medd, Director

                                      Sue Ring, Director

                                      Dale Kethler, Secretary

                                     

The governance model is the Complementary Model which is a derivative of the Carver Governance model. The FRA Board is a policy Board that approves policies and procedures and advises the Executive Director on an as needed basis. The Board meets on the last Wednesday of each month.

The Role of the Board of Directors

Family Resource Association is a registered non-profit society and as such, conforms to all the requirements of the
Societies Act. The Board of Directors is the legal authority for Family Resource Association.  As a member of the Board, a Director acts in a position of trust for the community and is responsible for the effective governance of the organization.

Directors are elected by the membership at the Annual General Meeting and serve for a two (2) year term.  Directors may be re-elected for additional terms. Daily operational decisions are the responsibility of the Executive Director, who reports to the Board.

The Board of Directors is Responsible for:

  • Governing the broad policies developed by the Board,
  • Approving the strategic firection of the organization to meet the needs of the community,
  • Promoting the Association membership, and community networking,
  • Being accountable to the funders for the services provided and funds expended,
  • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the Association through a regular review of services,
  • Being accountable and seeking nominations for election to the Board when appropriate,
  • Preparing for and participating in the discussions and the deliberations of the Board,
  • Fostering a positive working relationship with other Board members and Association staff,
  • Being aware of and abstaining from any conflict of interest.

 Please contact the Executive Director if you are interested in learning more about the FRA Board of Directors.