GREATER SUDBURY — April 6, 2022: The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC), a not-for-profit board charged with championing economic development in the community, is seeking engaged residents for appointment to its board of directors.
Residents interested in applying can find more information on investsudbury.ca. The deadline for application is noon on Friday, April 15, 2022.
The GSDC nomination process endeavours to recruit residents of Greater Sudbury with experience and expertise to achieve goals related to local economic drivers for growth: tourism, entrepreneurship, mining supply and services, advanced education, research and innovation, health services and arts and culture.
Nominations are completed in accordance with the GSDC Diversity Statement and the City of Greater Sudbury Diversity Policy which support diversity in all of its forms, including but not limited to age, disability, economic circumstance, marital status, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and gender expression, race, religion, and sexual orientation. Consideration is given to demographic and geographic representation of the City of Greater Sudbury.
The GSDC board of directors meets once a month, beginning at 11:30 a.m., for 1.5 to 2.5 hours. Appointments are three-year terms, allowing members the opportunity to sit on several committees focused on evaluating front-line economic development projects. All meetings are currently held virtually, with the approach to in-person meetings to be determined.
About the GSDC:
The GSDC is the economic development arm of the City of Greater Sudbury, consisting of an 18-member volunteer board of directors, including city councillors and the mayor, and supported by city staff. Working with the director of economic development, the GSDC acts as a catalyst for economic development initiatives and supports the attraction, development and retention of business in the community. Board members represent various private and public sectors including mining supply and services, small and medium-sized enterprises, hospitality and tourism, finance and insurance, professional services, retail trade, and public administration.