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NBAD Updates – March 8, 2021

Volunteer Opportunity
The Alliance of Canadian Dietetic Regulatory Bodies is seeking bilingual candidates for the French Validation Committee for the Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination (CDRE). The deadline to apply is Sunday, March 14, 2021. Please see recruitment package (in French).

NBAD Board of Directors Position Opening
Christine Roherty, Member at Large of the NBAD Board of Directors, has decided to extend her mandate with the NBAD as President-Elect. During the election process at the Annual General Meeting on June 23, 2021, in accordance with Policy 3.1.2, a member of the Board will ask for nominations from the floor. If there are no names brought forward, Christine will be elected by acclamation. Automatic succession shall occur from the President-Elect to President to Past President.

The NBAD Board of Directors is recruiting for Member at Large position, starting June 24, 2021. 

This is a wonderful opportunity to become an active member of the Association and participate in the decisions and discussions related to the regulation and practice of Dietitians in New Brunswick. 

Orientation to the Board of Directors is provided and all expenses required for travel to meetings will be covered. NBAD Board meetings occur either in-person at the Riverview office (4 times/year, typically Friday evening and Saturday; with the pandemic, we anticipate 1-2 face to face meetings in 2021-2022) or via videoconference for the remaining other months (8 times/year, typically 7-830 pm) . Members also respond to Association issues as they arise by email. 

As per NBAD Bylaws, an honorarium will be offered on a pro rata basis to the members of the NBAD Board of Directors at a rate of $50 per Board member per scheduled meeting. This will be conditional upon the following: attendance at the meeting; the meeting meets quorum. There is an imposed limit of $350 per Board member per fiscal year.

If you are interested in submitting your name for nomination this position, please forward your cover letter and resume to registrar@adnb-nbad.com by Friday, April 16, 2021.

Member at Large
Term of Office: 2 years
Primary Responsibilities:
– Is a liaison between the Quality Assurance Committee and the Board (participates on the Quality Assurance Committee – Audit of CCP submissions which is 1 day/year on a weekend in May, 6-7 videoconferences/year 12pm-1pm and helps answer member questions regarding CCP throughout the year);
– Is an active member in Board discussions and decisions.