Horse Racing Alberta is a private, not-for-profit organization with a mandate to govern, direct, control, regulate, market and promote the Alberta Horse Racing and Breeding Industry.
The HRA is currently accepting applications for the position of Chair of the Board of Directors. As Chair, you will provide strategic leadership to the Board on all matters relating to the HRA’s mandate and overall activities. You will foster and maintain positive relations with industry stakeholders, Government, and the media.
You must have a genuine interest in the growth and development of the Horse Racing and Breeding Industry in Alberta. Your broad-based experience includes a solid understanding of business, governance and the ability to evaluate complex information and make difficult decisions. This experience is supplemented with a proven ability to provide strategic leadership for an organization with multiple stakeholder groups.
It is essential that you have a flexible schedule that will accommodate up to 25 hours of activity per week. As a Board Chair you will receive a semi-monthly salary, per-diem honorarium for meetings and paid travel expenses, as required.
Appointments are for a three-year term with the opportunity of one additional term.
If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please submit a letter of interest and resume outlining your experience and accomplishments, no later February 5, 2021 to:
Horse Racing Alberta
Attn: Chairman - Selection Committee
720, 9707 – 110 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2L9
Or fax to: 780-488-5105