COMMODITY BOARD APPOINTMENTS
Any person interested in being appointed as a member to serve on
the BC Farm Industry Review Board (BCFIRB)
or other agricultural marketing boards and commissions when vacancies occur
[see below for information specific to commodity board appointments],
is encouraged to provide a resume with letter of interest (specific
criteria to be included in the resume are outlined on the
Resourcing and Development Office web site). Experience in or
sound knowledge of the marketing, processing and/or production of agricultural
products is an asset.
If you are interested, eminently qualified, and ultimately
willing to make the commitment, this is an exciting and demanding
opportunity to serve the agri-food industry in British Columbia.
These positions are being filled in a dynamic policy context as
governance and economic frameworks are being established for the
regulated marketing sector. These positions are part-time Lieutenant
Governor in Council (Cabinet) appointments
BCFIRB is a specialized administrative tribunal responsible for the
general supervision of commodity boards in the Province. BCFIRB also
hears appeals from commodity board decisions and complaints from
persons regarding farm practices employed by agricultural and
Candidates for appointment as BCFIRB members must have proven
leadership skills in gaining the confidence of a wide range of
constituents through effective consultative and consensus building
processes. You should have experience: in agri-food production,
marketing or processing; as a consumer representative; in land use
planning; and/or in a regulatory or quasi-judicial environment.
Legal experience is a strong preference for one appointee.
Candidates must have good writing, analytical, communication and
conflict resolution skills. You should not have interests which
conflict with the performance of your statutory duties and you must
show balanced judgment and possess the ability to make fair,
consistent and timely decisions. Ability to travel, a home office
and internet and electronic mail access are required.
BCFIRB members are part-time Category D appointees and remuneration
has been established by Treasury Board. The maximum permitted per
diem rates: chair $625, vice chair $525, members $400.
Click here to view the full Treasury Board Directive and click
on the link to directive 2/07.
For a complete list of duties and qualifications, click on the following position descriptions:
BC Farm Industry Review Board:
- Vice Chair
Appointments to Commodity Boards
Any person interested in serving as part-time chairs of commodity
boards is encouraged to apply. The procedure to be followed is the
same as outlined above (in the first paragraph of this webpage).
These positions are Lieutenant Governor in Council (Cabinet)
appointments for a period of three to five years. Time commitment
and compensation vary depending on the board.
These are exciting and demanding opportunities to serve the
agri-food industry in British Columbia. The positions are filled in
a dynamic policy context as governance and economic frameworks are
being established for the regulated marketing sector.
Candidates for appointment as commodity board chair must be
decisive, analytical, results-oriented individuals who have
extensive experience at a senior level (industry or government) in
production, marketing or processing. Superior organizational,
management, negotiation, conflict resolution and decision making
skills, along with an ability to travel, are essential for these
sensitive, high profile positions.
For a complete list of duties and qualifications, click on the
following position descriptions:
Boards and Commissions:
BC Broiler Hatching
BC Chicken Marketing
Board - Chair
BC Chicken Marketing
Board - Member
BC Egg Marketing
BC Hog Marketing
BC Milk Marketing
BC Turkey Marketing
information on BC's commodity boards, click on the following:
BC Marketing Boards and Commissions
Complete the application process by sending a resume and covering
letter. Remember to include in your resume the criteria as specified
on the Board
Resourcing and Development Office web site. Applications may be sent via e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org; by fax at 250 356-5131; or mail to:
BCFIRB AND COMMODITY BOARD APPOINTMENTS
PO BOX 9129 STN PROV GOVT
VICTORIA BC V8W 9B5
Contact: Raji Basi, Board Services Coordinator at 250 356-1677
NOTE: ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS PERTAINING TO THE APPOINTMENT PROCESS CAN BE DIRECTED TO FIRB OFFICE