The objectives of the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador (HFNL) are:
The HFNL Board currently consists of ten members (includes one TCII representative) Board member terms are for three year terms (which are normally renewable for a second term). The executive director reports to the board which operates under the Carver model.
Those who make up the HFNL should collectively possess the following experience:
Board members should also possess an appreciation of and experience in the field of heritage preservation through either a professional or volunteer involvement. This might include involvement in a community heritage organization or experience in fields such as heritage carpentry, municipal or heritage planning, or architecture. Board members should also:
Members of the HFNL should be available to meet 4-6 times per year which would consist of one face-to-face meeting per year (1-2 days) along with bi-monthly video/teleconferences of 2-3 hours. Occasionally input or decisions of the board will be requested via email. Involvement in the HFNL’s committees would involve three to four additional meetings per year either in person or by video/teleconference. Board members may also be expected to spend additional time to review materials and prepare for Board and Committee meetings.
Board terms are for a period of 3 years. An additional 3 year term may be approved.
The Board is seeking to fill two vacancies. Expression of interest is being sought from individuals who possess the background, experience and skill set identified in the board profile. Considerations will be given to a variety of demographic factors to ensure the board is representative of the clients it serves.