Position Description for Board Members and Officers

A member of the Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring that Briers Basketball Club (Briers) fulfills its mission by planning for the future, monitoring operations, and evaluating the organization’s performance. A board member must fulfill the fiduciary responsibilities of the board of directors, making corporate decisions that protect the public interest.


Key Responsibilities

Advance the mission of Briers.

• Actively promote the mission of Briers, contributing ideas and expertise.

• Keep up-to-date on developments in the organization’s field.

• Be informed about the organization’s mission, services, policies, and programs; inform others about the organization, and work to enhance the organization's public image.

Select any contractors through an appropriate process.

• Provide ongoing support and guidance for the contractor, as approved.

• Annually review performance.

Ensure effective organizational planning.

• Determine and monitor the organization’s programs and services.

• Participate in the development of a strategic plan to accomplish the mission, oversee its implementation and evaluate its success.

Actively participate in all board activities.

• Attend in person or by phone the monthly board meetings.

• Review agenda and supporting materials provided at board and committee meetings.

• Serve on a committee and periodically take on special assignments.

• Suggest nominees to the board who can make significant contributions to the work of the board and to the organization.

• Assess the board’s performance.

Ensure adequate resources.

• Manage resources effectively.

• Carry out the fiduciary responsibilities of the board, such as reviewing the organization’s annual financial statements, selecting an auditor and receiving the auditor’s report.

Follow conflict-of-interest and confidentiality policies.


• At Annual General Meeting

Term Length:
• One Year
Budget Support:
• Participate in preparation of annual budget
Reports To:
• Board Chairperson
Time Commitment:
• Monthly Board Meeting (2 Hours)• Additional time as required for committee work and other board commitments.