Stroke Recovery Association of BC


Board of Directors

Specific Skills

Human Resources; Community Development; Accounting; Organizational Planning; Social Service; Health Professional; Finance; Fundraising

  • Board meetings will occur monthly.
  • Board members must have the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, using computer and telephone (including the use of accommodations e.g. aids and personal assistance).

Description and Link to Mission

Stroke Recovery Association of BC (SRABC) offers a range of programs designed to support stroke survivors in the community after they leave hospital. We have just passed a new set of bylaws which means we are recruiting a brand new board through a nomination system. There are 11 positions to be filled made up of 6 directors from various regions of BC, and 5 directors at large who can bring specific skills to the board table. The main task of the board is to direct the implementation of SRABC’s Strategic Plan for fulfilling our Mission:

“Through its local Stroke Recovery Branches, SRABC is committed to assisting stroke survivors and their caregivers throughout the province to improve their overall quality of life.”

Qualifications and experience

  • Knowledge and skill in implementing a strategic plan is preferred
  • Experience in non-profit board work is an advantage
  • Genuine personal warmth
  • Empathic skill
  • Optimistic upbeat attitude
  • Team orientation
  • Conscientiousness
  • Committed to the work of the organization
  • Contribute specific expertise in a desired area such as rehabilitation, finance, law, human resources, information technology, advocacy, or fund development
  • Ability to focus on external and future issues
  • Ability to question, probe and analyze at a high level
  • Attendance at monthly board meetings
  • Support of programs and projects
  • Promote the organization in the community

Benefits & Recognition

  • Board training
  • Orientation to Stroke Recovery
  • Being a member of a dynamic new team
  • Making a difference in the lives of stroke survivors and their caregivers in BC’s communities

Deliverables / Duties


  • Raising money
  • Advocacy
  • Acting as ambassadors to the community
  • Governance:

  • Protection of the public interest
  • Keeping SRABC on mission and on message
  • Writing policies
  • Keeping the bylaws up to date
  • Evaluation of the performance of the Executive Director
  • Reviewing and authorising plans and commitments
  • Ensuring compliance with legal and contract requirements
  • Evaluating SRABC’s work

Time commitment:

Approx. 10 hours per month


Tim Readman
Executive Director
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