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Greater Sudbury Development Corporation Seeks Board Members
The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC), a not-for-profit board charged with championing economic development in the community, is seeking engaged residents for appointment to its Board of Directors.
Residents interested in applying can find more information on investsudbury.ca. Applications must be submitted by noon on Friday, March 31, 2023.
The GSDC nomination process endeavours to recruit residents of Greater Sudbury with experience and expertise to achieve goals related to local economic drivers for growth: tourism, entrepreneurship, mining supply and services, advanced education, research and innovation, health services and arts and culture.
Nominations are completed in accordance with the GSDC Diversity Statement and the City of Greater Sudbury’s Diversity Policy, which support diversity in all of its forms, including but not limited to age, disability, economic circumstances, marital status, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and gender expression, race, religion and sexual orientation. Consideration will also be given for both demographic and geographic representation of Greater Sudbury.
The GSDC Board of Directors meets once a month, beginning at 11:30 a.m., for approximately 1.5 to 2.5 hours. Appointments are three-year terms, allowing members the opportunity to sit on several committees focused on evaluating frontline economic development projects.
About the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation:
The GSDC is the economic development arm of the City of Greater Sudbury, consisting of an 18-member volunteer board of directors, including City Councillors and the Mayor, and supported by City staff.
Working with the Director of Economic Development, the GSDC acts as a catalyst for economic development initiatives and supports the attraction, development and retention of business in the community. Board members represent various private and public sectors including mining supply and services, small and medium-sized enterprises, hospitality and tourism, finance and insurance, professional services, retail trade, and public administration.