Board of Directors

Divert NS is seeking three committed, enthusiastic environmental champions to apply for our Board.

The Board strives to balance skills and expertise to meet mandates and ensure effective governance, with province-wide representation for stakeholders.

All candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • Understanding of board governance, including the general operating principles of a board.
  • Interest and willingness to champion change to move the organization forward with strategic plans.
  • Ability to think and manage strategically at a board level.
  • Willingness to engage with stakeholders and be receptive to different viewpoints.
  • Ability to act in the best interest of Divert NS.
  • High level of integrity and ethics as related to the administration of public institutions and their role.

In addition to the above, the Board is seeking new members with the following specific attributes or representing the following sectors.

Accounting/Financial Expertise

An established accounting professional with a designation (e.g. CPA). Preference is for an individual that works in one of the industry sectors or stakeholder groups served by Divert NS. Experience with the solid waste, recycling and/or environmental sector is beneficial.

Tire Industry Representative

A senior management representative that works in the tire retail, service or manufacturing sector in Nova Scotia. Experience with the solid waste, recycling and/or environmental aspects of the industry is beneficial.

Independent Environmental/Waste-Resource Management Industry Expertise

An individual working in the field of environmental sustainability or waste-resource management as a management employee or operating their own consulting practice. Technical expertise and/or market knowledge of established and emerging waste-resource management and recycling technologies, practices and policies are desirable.

Divert NS will begin considering applications on April 11, 2019, with the new Directors appointed in June 2019. Please apply in confidence to the Board Chair, care of Angie Crowe-Jeffrey:

Human Resources, Divert NS
35 Commercial Street, Suite 400, Truro NS B2N 3H9
Fax: 902-897-3256

Divert NS values diversity. We seek a board comprised of backgrounds and skills that reflect the environment in which we operate. For the purposes of Board composition, diversity includes, but is not limited to, business experience, age, gender, persons with disabilities, racially visible minorities and Indigenous Peoples in Canada. In particular, Divert NS is encouraging applications from women to help it achieve its goal of gender balance.

Divert NS is a not-for-profit corporation that helps drive the culture of recycling and reducing in Nova Scotia.

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