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September 13, 2017 Newsletter
Lot J, Long Beach Airport
Closes 4:00 pm Thursday September 28

BC Ferry Authority 2017 Call for Nominations

Notice - BC Ferry Authority

2017 Call for Nominations

Application Form

The Coastal Ferry Act mandates a role for the Regional Districts in the nomination process for the Board of Directors of the BC Ferry Authority. The ACRD is seeking expressions of interest from qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the Board of the BC Ferry Authority for a three-year term commencing April 1, 2018. The ACRD, in collaboration with the Regional Districts of Comox, Strathcona, Powell River and Nanaimo, will be nominating individuals to the BC Ferry Authority to fill one position on the Board.

What is the BC Ferry Authority?

The BC Ferry Authority is the sole voting shareholder of BC Ferries. The responsibilities of the Authority are set out in the Coastal Ferry Act, and are as follows:

  • Appoint the Board of Directors to BC Ferries
  • Establish Compensation plans for the directors and certain executives of BC Ferries
Who can apply?

A nominee must be a "qualified Authority Candidate" as defined in the Coastal Ferry Act, and must comply with provisions related to director qualifications and conflicts addressed in sections 8 and 9 of the Act. Appointments are also guided by a selection criteria established by the BC Ferry Authority Board of Directors (this is appended to the application form as the "Skills and Experience Profile").

Download an Application Form, or contact the Manager of Administrative Services at 250-720-2706. Application forms must be submitted to the ACRD by 4:00 pm, Friday, October 6, 2017.

See the following resources for additional information on the BC Ferry Authority: