Adam Alexander & Associates has been retained, by the Saskay Land Development Corporation and Kwikwetlem Holdings, to assist them in their search for (2) Board of Directors Members, respectfully.
Monthly regular meetings, plus additional time to undertake special meetings and regular Board responsibilities
Number of Positions Open:
June 16, 2021
One year, with the possibility of renewal by the shareholder, with no term limit
SLDLP is a land development business that is currently constructing a 120-acre commercial and light industrial development site on the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm First Nation reserve lands (IR#2) and importing pre-approved structural fill.
Saskay Land Development Corporation (“SLDC”) was incorporated on May 14, 2007, under the laws of the Province of British Columbia. SLDC acts as the general manager corporation for Saskay Land Development Limited Partnership (“SLDLP”) and is responsible for managing and developing SLDLP’s economic interests. SLDLP is wholly owned by KFN Enterprises LP, which has overall responsibility for carrying out sustainable economic development on behalf of Kwikwetlem First Nation. The shares of SLDC are wholly owned by the general partner corporation of KFN Enterprises LP, KFN Enterprises Ltd., whose Board appoints the directors of SLDC.
Kwikwetlem Holdings Inc. (KHI) was incorporated on July 17, 2014, under the laws of the Province of British Columbia. KHI acts as the General Manager Corporation for Kwikwetlem Holding Limited Partnership (KHLP) and is responsible for managing and developing KHLP’s economic interests. . KHLP is wholly owned by KFN Enterprises LP, which has overall responsibility for carrying out sustainable economic development on behalf of Kwikwetlem First Nation. The shares of KHI are wholly owned by the general partner corporation of KFN Enterprises LP, KFN Enterprises Ltd., whose Board appoints the directors of KHI. KHI owns and manages commercial real estate properties on behalf of KHLP. It also holds a head lease with the Nation (and prior to Land Code, with Canada) relating to IR#2 and recently entered into a sublease with Transmountain Pipeline ULC relating to approximately 4 hectares on IR#2.
Vision and Mission:
SLDC supports the overall KFN Enterprises business group mission to create value, sustainable wealth, and financial independence for kʷikʷəƛ̓əm citizens and future generations.
Board Members support the KFN Enterprises business group mission to create value, sustainable wealth, and financial independence for Kwikwetlem citizens and future generations. In addition, Board Members support the General Manager and Finance Manager by providing good corporate governance and optimizing sustainable and strategic business opportunities, while upholding the business group’s core values and principles.
All Board members should possess the following personal attributes:
§ Financial, business and/or law understanding and experience;
§ Governance understanding and experience;
§ Demonstrated business development experience;
§ Knowledge of Kwikwetlem history and culture, preferred;
§ Experience working with Indigenous communities, preferred
§ High ethical standards and integrity in professional and personal dealings;
§ Appreciation of the responsibilities to the shareholder;
§ Strong reasoning skills;
§ Ability and willingness to raise potentially controversial issues in a manner that encourages dialogue and issue resolution;
§ Flexibility, responsiveness, and willingness to consider others’ opinions;
§ Capable of a wide perspective on issues;
§ Ability to listen and work as a team member;
§ Ability and willingness to fulfill the time commitment required to carry out responsibilities; and,
§ Commitment to continuous learning about business and economic development.
Regular Board meetings will occur on a monthly basis and attendance is mandatory. Failure to attend more than two quarterly meetings is a basis for removal. Special meetings may also be held.
Director honoraria is decided by the Board according to annual budgets.
If you possess the necessary qualifications and skills, please forward expressions of interest with resume, in the strictest confidence, by July 7, 2021 to:
Adam Alexander & Associates
C/O Bill W. Gallis
Human Resources Management Consultants
Please include Board of Directors in subject line.
“People Make the Difference”
Contract length: 12 months
Application deadline: 2021-07-07
Expected start date: 2021-07-19
Job Types: Part-time, Contract
- Bachelor's Degree (preferred)