Annual General Meeting & Call for Nominations




Parasport New Brunswick is calling for nominations to fill a number of positions on its Board of Directors.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to represent the parasports community within an organization that positively impacts the athlete experience at every level. For all positions, which are two-year terms, Parasport NB is seeking for enablers to sport participation for persons with a physical disability and/or community engagement experience, and individuals with experience in the areas of communications, board governance, or finances will be considered assets.

Parasport NB is Provincial Sport Organization for Wheelchair Basketball and Wheelchair Rugby with the all-encompassing mandate of the 26 Paralympic Sports. We are the only multisport Provincial Sporting Organization governing sport for persons with a physical disability in New Brunswick.

The Board of Directors currently involves 11 dedicated volunteers from various backgrounds in the Sport Community.

The following positions are available this year:

President (2 years)

Vice-President (1 year)

Secretary (1 year)

Treasurer (2 years)

Basketball Representative (2 years)

Rugby Representative (2 years)

Member at Large (1) (1 year)

Member at Large (2) (2 years)

Time commitment: The organization holds four (4) meetings a year along with the Annual General Meeting.  Board members are expected to participate in committees or other objectives as required. The terms are for two (2) years) which may be renewed.

Please submit your name via email attention ‘Nomination Committee’: c/o by November 17, 2017.

Note: Candidates wishing to be considered for appointment must be 19 years of age.