Why Join the OTEC Board?

OTEC’s Board of Directors represents diverse businesses and academic institutions. They provide governance and strategic direction to the organization. Joining this diverse, professional team is an opportunity to:

• Develop and enhance your leadership and board governance skills
• Positively impact the Human Resource and Workforce Development needs of Ontario's businesses and regions
• Help mitigate provincial labour shortages – especially in the tourism and service sectors
• Expand your business network with senior decision-makers and industry leaders
• Opportunity to effect change and make a difference in Ontario communities
• Contribute to OTEC’s strategic direction to ensure OTEC continues to evolve as a premier training and workforce development organization


OTEC Call for Board Nominations

The OTEC Nominations Committee is currently seeking candidates to join a dynamic and highly qualified competency-based Board of Directors. Interested nominees will be amongst a group of highly engaged professionals guiding an entrepreneurial organization that is at the forefront of the future of work in Canada.

A leader in Workforce Innovation, OTEC is an independent, not-for-profit Training, Consulting and Workforce Development organization that designs and delivers high quality solutions for the development and growth of a professional, skilled workforce. Originally created to serve the tourism education and skills training needs of Ontario’s Tourism and Hospitality Industry, today OTEC is the premier source for sector-based workforce development research, strategy, program design and consulting solutions. OTEC’s network of partners includes top global brands, leading research institutions and sectoral associations, premier destinations, and international thought leaders in workforce innovation.

You are excited about contributing to the strategic direction, future growth and success of OTEC and have experience, as a leader, in strategic planning, governance and participating on effective Boards.
Specific competencies required include areas of expertise in one or more of the following:

  1. Finance/Accounting/Risk Management
  2. Technology: E-Learning; H.R. Technology; E-Commerce
  3. Not for Profit Management/Regulations
  4. Workforce Development & Innovation
  5. Sectoral Expertise (Hospitality, Tourism, Food Services)
  6. Indigenous Community Development
  7. Service Sector Training & Development
  8. Business Development/Acumen
  9. Entrepreneur/Start Ups

New to Boards: Candidates who meet some of the qualifications above, but do not have relevant Board experience and are looking for a professional development opportunity may be considered.

Interested Candidates are invited to submit a cover letter outlining your specific interest and experience, combined with a bio/resume to:

Adam Morrison
President and CEO, OTEC
416-622-1975 ext. 236

John Wilkinson
Chair, OTEC Board of Directors

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Are you interested in becoming part of OTEC's dynamic Board? For more information contact:

Adam Morrison
President and CEO, OTEC
416.622.1975 ext. 236