Board Member

Join our Board

If you are interested in making a meaningful contribution to the arts and to your community, you may be the right fit for the RMG’s Board of Directors.  As the governing body for the RMG, the Board of Directors sets policy, exercises oversight and provides strategic direction. Terms are voluntary positions for a period of three years with the option to renew for one additional term.

We encourage you to read our strategic plan for 2022-2024 Connected, Creative, Caring to ensure alignment with our vision, mission, and values before considering an application.  It also provides the key priorities and goals we are working towards over the next three years.

Your Commitment

Board meetings take place six times a year, plus additional time serving actively on one of our committees (Acquisitions, Finance & Investment, Governance & Nominations, or Fundraising), and acting as an ambassador for the gallery.

You can anticipate contributing approximately 4 – 6 hours per month, as well as strategic planning sessions and regular communications. You must be a member of the RMG or willing to join.

Recruitment Process

We welcome applications at any time.  We share a call for applications early each calendar year.  Our Governance + Nominations Committee leads the recruitment process, screens applicants, holds interviews in April, and makes its final selections in May for new Board members to join us at our June Annual General Meeting. 

As part of the application process, we encourage applicants to complete the optional demographic survey and/or self-identify within your cover letter.  We welcome those from racialized communities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons across the spectrum of sexual orientation and gender identities. 

We are committed to recruiting based on merit and to removing barriers to participation. Should you require accommodation during the interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Who We Need

We recruit members who support and believe in our values, are part of Oshawa and Durham Region, and bring a diversity of experience, cultures and backgrounds.

We are particularly looking for people with experience in accounting, audit, diversity, equity, finance, governance, and inclusion.

The RMG is actively seeking applications from qualified candidates who are representative of the diversity of our community, and have the skills and knowledge to engage productively with our communities. To foster inclusion, the RMG has a comprehensive Board orientation and mentorship structure for new Board members.

To Apply

If you have any questions about the role or the application process, please contact Lauren Gould, CEO, at [email protected]

Please complete the application form, including your CV.  We will schedule interviews with only candidates selected. 

Applications from arts administrators will not be considered in order to maintain appropriate governance oversight.