Alberta Community Crime Prevention Association
Board of Directors
The Alberta Community Crime Prevention Association (ACCPA) was originally founded in 1989 as the Alberta Community Police Advisory Committee by provincial police services as a means to discuss mutual crime problems. The association came to life as ACCPA in 1990 to provide a link between police services and the community at large. Over time, the organization began to recruit community, business, and government members in the realization that crime prevention involved more than just the work of police. Today, the Board of Directors is comprised of members from all sectors including police, community, and business.
ACCPA is accepting applications for several Board Director positions from candidates with strong interest in community crime prevention initiatives. The Board should be made up of individuals with a broad range of expertise and with a background in community activities and crime prevention. Additional experience may include communications, marketing, human resources, government and community relations, information technology and general management. As a part-time, independent member, you will play a key role in determining crime prevention decisions in support of communities in the province, as well as overseeing ACCPAs strategic plans and all financial/audit requirements.
Candidates should bring a record of leadership and previous board experience. You have a common sense approach, superior communication and interpersonal skills, and a reputation for principled decision-making founded on sound judgement and analysis. Board directors serve a two year term and must be able to commit a minimum of 5 hours per month to ACCPA initiatives. This is a volunteer Board, although some expenses incurred for Board activities will be reimbursed. Through the recruitment process, the Board will seek to ensure that it possesses a variety of competencies, has province-wide representation, and reflects Alberta’s diverse and multicultural profile. Individuals from Alberta’s smaller communities are encouraged to apply. Final candidates will be required to undergo a comprehensive background check, including security screening and verification of credentials. Closing date: October 31, 2017.
Applications for the position of Board Director must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.