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Be part of the future of your industry and your association

Nominations are now closed. The AMBA board are seeking passionate and motivated members to fill four director positions in the 2019 election. Each position is for a two-year term, commencing on the day of the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

Why should you put yourself forward?

Joining the AMBA Board of Directors gives you the opportunity to make a difference in your industry.

Given all the changes affecting our industry, the strength of your professional associations is more important than ever. This is your opportunity make your voice heard and work with your fellow industry professionals to advance AMBA`s strategic priorities.

What we are looking for

The board are seeking knowledgeable, experienced mortgage professionals to contribute to the strategic direction of AMBA.

Nominees should be an AMBA member in good standing who demonstrates experience in strategic and objective thinking, and holds a belief and passion for the work of the association.

The nominee should reflect the community of AMBA and possess strong personal integrity and honesty, with the willingness to dedicate time and effort into board matters and association initiatives.

The duties of a Director

  • Duty of care: acting prudently, honestly and with a view of the organization’s best interests in mind; exercising reasonable care
  • Duty of loyalty: Putting the organization’s interests first; avoiding conflicts of interest and disclosing them if they arise; respecting confidentiality and supporting the Board’s decisions
  • Duty of obedience: Acting and ensuring others act within the scope of the governing documents (Bylaws, Board Policies) and obeying external laws and rules

AMBA’s board is governance-focused, not operationally-focused. Governance is the framework of rules and practices by which the Board of Directors ensures accountability, fairness and transparency in the organization’s relationship with its stakeholders. Directors are responsible for setting strategic direction and policy.

The Board of Directors contributes significantly to forwarding the objectives of the organization on behalf of its’ members and key stakeholders

The next steps

If you have read the above and would like to submit your nomination for the 2020 AMBA Board of Directors, please click the button below.

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