Board of Directors


Call For Candidates for the Board of Directors - 2021-2023 Term


The role of The Society’s Board of Directors is to set policy and direct projects for The Ontario Genealogical Society.  All Board positions are unpaid volunteer positions with expenses being compensated as outlined in the Society policies.

As per the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 – Part IV:  Directors and Officers, elections will occur at The Ontario Genealogical Society’s Annual Meeting to be held Saturday, June 5th, 2021, during the Society’s Annual Virtual Conference.

The OGS Elections Committee is calling for the following positions to be filled:

·         Vice President, Finance – to serve for two years (2021-2023)

·         Secretary – to serve for two years (2021-2023)

·         Directors-at-Large – to serve a two year-term (2021-2023) (three positions to be filled) 

The Society is seeking members who:

  • Will actively contribute to meetings – share knowledge, provide opinions, offer advice
  • Have a broad understanding of and commitment to the Mission, Vision and Objectives of The Ontario Genealogical Society
  • Think and act strategically
  • Support the direction of The Ontario Genealogical Society
  • Develop an annual mandate for their contribution to OGS
  • Have an active relationship with one or more Branches or SIGs

The successful candidate will also have expertise or interest in one or more of the following areas:

  •  advocacy
  • communications and marketing
  • educational planning
  • entrepreneurship
  • leadership experience
  • legal experience
  • financial management
  • funding/fundraising
  • community network
  • project management
  • strategic planning 
  • volunteer management

Additional information is available by contacting 


Interested members are invited to review additional explanatory material and complete the online submission form in the Members’ Only section of  

The Society’s webpage at 


Deadline for submission of applications is April 4, 202

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