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Are you a current SPC member with vision and excitement to contribute towards advancing SPC and support the tactics within the Strategic Plan of SPC?

Do you enjoy connecting with colleagues and engaging with members and stakeholders?

Have you considered the opportunity the join the SPC board?

2018 Call for Nominations the SPC Board of Directors

2018 SPC Board Nomination Form & Information

The SPC Nomination Chairperson is putting this call out for interested members to consider joining the SPC Board. For 2018 there are 2 open director positions and 1 chair position.
Members wishing to be nominated should fill out the attached nomination form, candidate statement and issues of the day document. Elections will be held at the SPC Annual General Meeting at the Halifax Convention Centre on Friday June 8th  (approximately 5pm Atlantic -6:30pm). Candidates will be required to attend in person or via webcast/skype to introduce themselves to the AGM attendees. Successful candidates will hold their positions for two years commencing at the Annual General Meeting.

About the Role

The SPC board operates under a Policy Governance Model (more information on Policy Governance can be found here.) The 3 main roles of the SPC board include:

  1. To link with the stakeholders/members and solicit input on the direction of the organization, identify societal shifts that might impact the organization etc.
  2. Establish Policy – this is done in 4 policy category areas: Ends (which articulate the direction of the organization), Executive Limitations, Board Governance and Board/Staff Relations.
  3. Monitor organizational performance – monitor if the organization is progressing toward the established ENDS and functioning within the policy parameters established.

The board has exciting conversations and implements tactics that contribute to the advancement of the Sport Physiotherapy profession. Interacting with stakeholders and members helps inform you as a board member. Board members are also eligible to take the Chair role in years it is open for election, this is a wonderful way to interact with the all components of CPA.

SPC is entering the back half of our strategic plan. Highlights include executing the 2019 International Conference and continuing to build our SPC Profile, in particular our external profile.

Looking for more information on the role? Our Nomination chairperson, Rhonda Shishkin is happy to answer any of your questions (


Time Commitment

The SPC board meets twice a year in person, in the fall for a strategic planning session and at the SPC AGM. In addition, the board meets via teleconference 4-6 additional times throughout the year as required. The next SPC in person meeting will be November 29-December 1st, 2018 and require you to travel to the meeting. Expenses related to board travel are covered in the SPC budget.

Nomination Timeline

If you are interested in getting involved with the National Board of SPC or know someone who would be interested, please forward a completed application form together with the candidate statement and issues of the day document.


Please send your complete documents by April 20th, 2018 to Rhonda Shishkin, Nomination Chairperson via email and put SPC Nominations in the subject line.

2018 SPC Board Nomination Form & Information