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Board and Committee Volunteers

The Whistler Adaptive Sports Program is governed by an elected Board of Directors. The composition of the Board of Directors is determined at an Annual General Meeting. This meeting is open to the public but only Whistler Adaptive members in good standing can vote or be elected. Year-round memberships are valid from August 1- July 31 in a given year. Members provide guidance in electing new directors, approving bylaws, helping with fundraising, and improving programming. If you’d like to become a member, please purchase an athlete, volunteer or Friend of Whistler Adaptive membership online.

Whistler Adaptive is always seeking passionate and dedicated individuals to join our Board of Directors. If you or someone you know would be a good fit or if you want more information on the role of a director and time commitment, please contact Chelsey Walker, Executive Director. 

Board Volunteer

Term: 2 years 

Hours: Year-round responsibility

Meeting Locations: Sea to Sky

Description: The affairs of Whistler Adaptive shall be managed by a Board of Directors. Directors are elected at the AGM of Whistler Adaptive (currently October). The responsibility and authority for the directions and policies of Whistler Adaptive are governed by its Constitution and By-Laws, and current Policies and Procedures. From the elected Members of the Board of Directors, there shall be chosen the Executive Committee which comprises: President, 1st Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary, each with separate job descriptions. The following is the job description for the remaining Members on the Board of Directors.


  • Strategic Planning
  • Governance
  • Annual Budget and Financial management
  • Organizational Policy & Procedures
  • Fund Development
  • Public Relations & Marketing
  • Legacy development
  • Leadership
  • To work in a manner that enhances the reputation of Whistler Adaptive
  • To lead or assist with a committee of Whistler Adaptive

Core Duties

  • To represent the interests of the membership of Whistler Adaptive at all Board Meetings by submitting & reading distributed material, providing feedback and making recommendations
  • To raise the profile of Whistler Adaptive
  • To assist in the recruitment of volunteers and financial supporters for projects, programs, and special events organized by Whistler Adaptive
  • To make recommendations to the Whistler Adaptive Board of Directors on policies and procedures that will improve outcomes for members and users of Whistler Adaptive programs
  • To identify upcoming issues or challenges and communicate these to the Board of Directors with solutions if possible
  • To assist with fundraising and sponsorship initiatives as requested
  • To attend where possible volunteer appreciation events
  • To attend all Whistler Adaptive Board meetings by either conference call or in person


  • Be a current member in good standing with as requested
  • Be nominated by a member
  • Availability of a minimum of 6 hours a month time commitment in addition to Board meetings

Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and superior written / verbal communication skills
  • Sound business or community-based experience
  • Previous Board experience is an asset
  • Previous Knowledge of Whistler Adaptive is an asset

Reports to: Board of Directors of Whistler Adaptive

Selected by: Membership at AGM

Job descriptions for the Executive Committee are available upon request.

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