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Positions: Lay Councillor
Organization: BC Institute of Agrologists
Location: anywhere in BC
Type: All Council members are volunteers. Out-of-pocket travel expenses related to Council business are reimbursed, but no honorarium is paid.

The British Columbia Institute of Agrologists (“BCIA”) operates pursuant to the Agrologists Act [SBC 2003](“Act”) and is the organization that governs and regulates the profession of agrology within the province of British Columbia. BCIA will soon become a ‘regulatory body’ governed by the Professional Governance Act [SBC 2019](“PGA”). The PGA, passed in November of 2018, is coming into force by stages, with the transition from the Act to the PGA anticipated in Fall of 2020. More information about the PGA can be found at  

The successful candidate(s) must:

  • be a BC resident;
  • not be a Registrant of BCIA;
  • have no immediate family members in the agrology profession;
  • be free of real or perceived conflicts of interest.

Attributes, skills and interests sought in lay councillor candidates include:

  • broad interest in agriculture, aquaculture, silvaculture or environmental remediation and development;
  • time to devote to Council and committee business (approx. 12-15 days annually);
  • ability to comprehend substantial volumes of information;
  • experience in non-profit association governance;
  • experience in professional regulation and related administrative law;
  • willingness to travel within BC;
  • a record of community service;
  • ability to communicate via electronic means (phone, fax and e-mail).


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 9 2020    ID: 57876