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Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project Board 2018 Nomination
The Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project (NSRAP) seeks equity, justice, and human rights for 2SLGBTQIA+ people in Nova Scotia. NSRAP seeks to create change in our communities and our society at large so that all 2SLGBTQIA+ people are included, valued, and celebrated. We will achieve this through building community and developing strong networks outside of the community in addition to public outreach, education, and political action.

Application process:

- To apply, please complete this form.

- Applications will be reviewed by NSRAP Board Nominating Committee and brought forward to the Annual General Meeting for election by the membership on Sunday, May 13, 2018.

- It is preferred that nominees are in attendance at the AGM for the vote and where they will have the opportunity to address the members.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

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First Name *
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Last Name *
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Occupation (if applicable) *
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Email Address *
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Phone Number *
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Place of Residence *
City/Town
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Why are you interested in being an NSRAP Board member? * *
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Have you volunteered with NSRAP previously? *
If yes, when did you volunteer and in what capacity?
(e.g. committee member, guest speaker)
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Are you skilled in the following areas? *
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Representation of Marginalized Communities *
NSRAP believes that the leadership of our organization is strengthen by representation from communities most affected by homophobia and transphobia. We believe that people experiencing multiple form of oppression in our society need to be centred in the work of advocating for change. Please share with us any information you believe is pertinent about your identity or communities you are part of (eg. Non-binary femme, Metis, African Nova Scotian, etc.)
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Other Assets
Enthusiasm and time: All interested community members are encouraged to apply. Enthusiasm for NSRAP’s mission and willingness to dedicate your time to the work are the most important factors for consideration.

Regional Representation: In the past, most members reside mainly in Halifax and Dartmouth. NSRAP aims to work all across Nova Scotia and we want our board to reflect that. We encourage those from outside Halifax to apply. Board members residing outside HRM to attend meetings via phone and or video conferencing but we can explore better ways to include Board members from outside of Halifax.

Needed Skills: The Board has also identified a number of areas where it would be valuable to have certain skill sets, experience, and expertise in new directors. Any one of these skills and or experience would be a welcome contribution from prospective directors:

- Membership development
- Campaign and outreach experience
- Fundraising
- Accounting/Finance
- Communications/public Relations
- Legal expertise
- A background in anti-oppressive work and/or education

Do any of the above skills or assets relate to your experience? *
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Requirements and Responsibilities
- Available for monthly Board meetings throughout 2018
- Participate in at least one Board committee (additional monthly meetings or more frequent meetings as needed).
- Previous experience sitting on a Board is valuable but not necessary.
- Directors participate in the governance of NSRAP – provide insight, foresight and oversight to NSRAP activities.
- All directors are expected to assist fundraising and membership drives for the organization.
If you become an NSRAP Board member, are you able to commit to the above requirements and responsibilities? *
Are you a registered member of NSRAP? *
You can sign up as a member at http://nsrap.ca/get-involved/join
Is there anything else you want us to know about you?
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