Would you like to be part of a dynamic team that is helping shape the future of food and agriculture in Edmonton? Apply to become a member of the Edmonton Food Council!
Successful applicants will be appointed to 3-year terms. The Edmonton Food Council accepts new members once a year.
As a volunteer committee of administration for the City of Edmonton, the Edmonton Food Council's primary role is to advise and act on matters related to the implementation of fresh: Edmonton's Food and Agriculture Strategy. The Edmonton Food Council aims to engage with the community on relevant and timely issues related to food and urban agriculture. Specific activities that the Edmonton Food Council undertakes to perform this role include:
-providing advice to City of Edmonton administration and other key stakeholders-monitoring and reporting on the progress of implementation-identifying emerging issues and opportunities-proposing key work priorities to the City-maintaining relationships with the food and urban agriculture community-engaging with the community on relevant and timely issues-facilitating connections between key players, such as various City departments, community partners and local food businesses. Before you apply, applicants are encouraged to review:
fresh: Edmonton's Food and Agriculture Strategy at edmonton.ca/foodandagthe Edmonton Food Council's Terms of Reference at edmonton.ca/foodcouncilthe Edmonton Food Council's blog at www.edmontonfoodcouncil.org
Please submit this online form along with 1) your resume and 2) two letters of reference. All materials must be received by 11:59 PM on Friday, June 7, 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please email or mail supporting materials to:
Lesley VaageLOCAL ECONOMYURBAN FORM AND CORPORATE STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT 9th Floor, Edmonton Tower10111-104 AvenuePhone: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be reviewed by the Edmonton Food Council Governance Committee. All applicants will be contacted regarding the status of your application. Short-listed applicants will be interviewed in June, 2019. Appointments will be made by July 1, 2019.
A brief biography and photo of appointed Edmonton Food Council members will be shared publicly.