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Apply for the Board or Committee of your choice!

Apply online.

The deadline for applications is October 22.

Contact us

Have questions or need help with your application? Contact Legislative Services at BoardsandCommittees@rmwb.ca or 780-743-7001.

Application Instructions

  • You can apply for a specific vacant position or apply for any position on the Board/Committee of your choice.
  • After selecting the position(s) you plan to apply for, click ‘Apply Now’ at the top of your page. You can apply for more than one position.
  • Once you submit your application, you’ll receive an email confirming it was received by the system.
  • Any current Board and Committee members planning to reapply for their current position or apply for a position on another board or committee: Log-in information will be mailed to you in your end-of-term letter. You can also contact Legislative Services for your log-in information. You must obtain your log-in information prior to reapplying or applying for a position.

Note: Google Chrome and Firefox users may need to clear their browsing history when re-logging into the application system.

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Council has established a number of Boards and Committees that serve the Wood Buffalo community in a volunteer capacity. These Boards help to advise and inform the Mayor and Councillors on matters that impact the public, giving residents access and input with decision makers in government.

The Municipality’s Legislative Services department carries out an annual recruitment drive for volunteers to serve on Council-appointed Boards and Committees. Members of the public are encouraged to submit an application for consideration as a volunteer on one of the various Boards and Committees.

Learn more about the Board and Committee appointment process.

Qualities of a good volunteer

A good volunteer is:

  • Eager and motivated
  • Committed to improving Wood Buffalo for the benefit of their community
  • Committed to the demands of a Committee’s meeting schedule.
  • A team player and can work independently for a common cause
  • Able to voice their own opinion clearly and carefully consider an opposing view
  • Someone who strives for consistency and reliability in serving their Board or Committee
  • Someone who has valuable experience or expertise that will add value to discussion on the Boards and Committees

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