Call for Nominations: FMWC 2021-2022 Board of Directors

The FMWC is looking for members to join the Board of Directors for 2021-2022.  All roles will be assigned at the first meeting of the 2021-2022 Board of Directors to be held following the virtual AGM, scheduled for October 1 – 2, 2021.  In addition to a general call for directors, the position of President-Elect is also up for election.  If you are interested in this position, please contact Dr. Clover Hemans, Past-President, via the National Office.

Who are we looking for?
We’re looking for a diverse group of women physicians who share the vision and commitment of the FMWC of advancing women physicians professionally, socially, and personally, while also promoting the well-being of women both in the medical profession and society at large.  Ideal candidates will have leadership experience and expertise in some of the following areas: Financial Management, Risk Management, Legal/Governance, Non-profit/Public Sector Management, Strategic Planning, Media/PR, Communications, Government Relations.

Directors will serve a term of one year, unless otherwise stated, with eligibility for reappointment for consecutive terms.  These positions commence in October 2021.

For more information, please consult the By-Laws of the Federation or reach out to the National Office

What is expected of directors?
Directors meet in person twice a year, including at the Interim Board Meeting (typically held in January) and the Annual Board Meeting held prior to the AGM (typically September).  Directors are expected to also participate in regular teleconferences.  Directors are also expected to be committed to the mission and vision of the FMWC.  Additionally, board members should plan to be accessible for personal contact in between board meetings.

Apply now!
The next election for the FMWC Board of Directors will take place at the AGM on Saturday, September 21, 2019 in Ottawa, ON.  The deadline for receipt of nominations/applications is Friday, August 13, 2021 at 4:00pm EST. 

Please complete the FMWC 2021-2022 Board Nomination Form as well as the Expression of Interest Form and submit to the National Office at [email protected], with the subject line “Board of Directors Nomination 2021-2021.”  Or print off the form and mail it to the National Office at the following address:


Attn: Nominating Committee
1021 Thomas Spratt Place
Ottawa, ON
K1G 5L5

We look forward to receiving your nomination or application!