Where Adventure Lives
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Where Adventure Lives
Where Adventure Lives
Where Adventure Lives

Interested in volunteering as a BV Board Member?

March 4, 2015 | By: Beaver Valley Ski Club

The Club has a 9 person, volunteer Board of Directors which provide governance and give guidance for Club Affairs. Tim Foster, our General Manager, operates as the CEO of the Club. The Board members typically serve a 3 year term and give guidance and support to Tim and the Club Staff and are a key link to membership. The positions are structured carefully to provide the Club needed skills to round out and support excellent Staff. We are looking for volunteers or nominations for 1 position: Secretary. If you, or someone you know has the skills that we are looking for and would like to get involved in this way, please let us know. Tim Topornicki, our Club President, is the head of the Nominating Committee. Please email Tim at timt@topperlinen.com by March 22nd.


The secretary helps to provide ongoing guidance to the governance of the Club organization and function.  The Secretary should have:

  • A passion for meeting people
  • Be an organized person with a strong knowledge of the legal system
  • Familiar with Club governance principles and bylaw interpretations
  • The secretary is the clerk of meetings of directors and members and shall record or cause to be recorded minutes of all proceeedings in the books kept for that purpose.
  • The secretary shall give or cause to b given all notices required to be given to members and to directors.
  • He or she shall be custodian of the seal of the Club and of all books, papers, records, correspondence, contracts and other documents belonging to the Club which shall be delivered up only when authorized by the directors.
  • The secretary shall perform such other duties as may from time to time be determined by the directors


General BV Board Member Duties (all positions):

– Attending monthly Board meetings with Club GM to offer input to decisions to assist the GM.  These are typically 3 hours long.

– Assisting defining and developing the future strategy and direction for either the Club as a whole, or for a specific portfolio;

– Setting policy when required which can act as guideposts for Club Management.

– Providing (or helping the GM to obtain) occasional expertise or resources that are not present in the Club Management team (e.g. Legal advice);

– Listening actively to input and suggestions from Membership at Large and also assisting in the communications of the ‘Why’ behind various decisions to Members.

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