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Board of Directors Opportunity

RWW is looking for one or more members for our Board of Directors. Email Fred at to nominate someone or express your interest. We are committed to creating a diverse board to manage the organization with interests, skills and experience in the following areas:

  • working with rural marginalized communities in NS on drinking water issues or learning about the issues

  • community engagement and collaboration

  • diversity, equity and inclusion

  • water quality/quantity, water supply options or water treatment

  • climate change and adaptation with respect to well water supply

  • fundraising

  • leadership

  • non-profit or charity experience

  • environmental action

  • communications and social media

  • connecting with community residents through events 

  • emerging water technologies and management approaches and

  • other social or technical areas

Board of Directors' Responsibilities

As per the Rural Water Watch By-Laws, Board of Directors members are nominated and voted-in by the membership at the Annual General Meeting or may be appointed by the Board if there are no nominations or to fill a vacancy. The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall strategic and financial functioning of the Association and promoting the Association’s mission, goals, and objectives. They look after the affairs of the Association and are in a position of trust. Their responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing advice and guidance to all committees where necessary

  • participating in business operations of the Association

  • approving policies and procedures for the functioning of the Association

  • approving budgets and spending of amounts over $500

  • approving contracts and projects

  • attending board meetings (currently using video conferencing for meetings)

  • hiring staff

  • appointing an Executive Director (or General Manager) and

  • exercising accountability to the Association membership

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