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Chiefswood Board of Trustees is looking for new members, do you love local history, are you a fan of Pauline Johnson, are interested in learning more about museum work - then why not join our board?
CALL FOR CHIEFSWOOD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Post Date: June 15, 2015
Chiefswood National Historic Site Board of Trustees (CBOT) is looking for community-minded strategic thinkers. Following the passing of the last Johnson child, Evelyn Johnson in 1937, the mansion was given to the Six Nations community. Beginning in 1953, the Six Nations Band Council began raising funds for the restoration of Chiefswood. Through generous support and fundraising efforts, the Chiefswood mansion was opened to the public as a museum in 1963. Since that time the site has been run by Six Nations Council in partnership with the Chiefswood Board of Trustees. Through public and educational programming, special events and exhibitions, Chiefswood strives to promote the knowledge and enjoyment of regional art, culture and history in particular the history of the Johnson family and Pauline Johnson.
CBOT is particularly interested in people with skills or experience in the following areas:
• Financial Management
• Local / Six Nations history
• Women’s studies
• Literary studies
• Indigenous studies
• Museums / Galleries
New board members must be willing to attend at board meeting (the board meets at a minimum quarterly in January, April, July, October), and volunteer their time occasionally for fundraising / special events and initiatives .
To apply, please submit the following by August, 31 2015:
• Current resume
• Short statement outlining why you would be interested in becoming a member of CBOT
Board positions would commence in October 2015. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. All applications will be acknowledged.
Please send your application to:
Chiefswood National Historic Site
By E-mail: email@example.com
In Person: Drop off at Six Nations Tourism Building
For further information, please contact Heather George cultural coordinator for Chiefswood National Historic Site.
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