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Board of Trustees Application

Board of Trustee Applications Devon General Hospital Foundation was established as a charitable organization in 1994. The Foundation is administered by a volunteer Board of Trustees comprised of enthusiastic people from various backgrounds representing the Hospital and community.

The Board is responsible for the governance of and providing strategic direction to the organization. Committees of the Board help inform and guide the Foundation in the areas of governance, finance, fundraising, events, communications, and marketing. Trustees function to raise awareness, and determine appropriate and effective methods of raising funds for needs identified by the hospital & community.


Time Commitment

If you are looking for a rewarding and meaningful volunteer experience, we seek committed individuals to serve a (3) three-year term on the Board. Members are expected to attend 7-10 Board meetings annually, including an annual general meeting, and participate on at least one committee. In addition to meetings, members are asked to participate in fund raising events throughout the year.

This is a volunteer (non-paid) position. Interested individuals, who are residents of or who work in the Devon and surrounding area are invited to apply. If you are not able to commit the time to a Trustee position, consider becoming a volunteer for events and activities throughout the year.

We seek candidates with a passion for our cause, a commitment to action and a willingness to lend skills, experience, and personal support to ensure we achieve our goals. Board member diversity is important to us. Ideally, the Board should reflect the diversity of the community.

Typical duties of a Board Member include:

  • Attending board meetings
  • Serving on at least one committee
  • Serving a three-year term
  • Assisting and attending fundraising events

The Board will review all applications and contact qualified candidates for further discussion. Those individuals invited to become a Trustee must submit to a police reference check prior to being appointed to the Board.

Board of Trustees Application Form


  • Phone Number
  • Phone Number

  • Blank Basic Advanced Interested
    Business Management
    Community Leadership
    Finance / Accounting
    Human Resources
    Government / Political Acumen
    Healthcare Administration / Policy
    Event Planning
    Public Relations / Communications
    IT / Graphic Design

  • Blank Yes No
    Events & Planning
    Membership / Volunteers
    Communications / Marketing
    Gift Shop

  • Board Applicants must complete a criminal record check before assignment is verified. Please visit the Devon RCMP detachment to complete a Criminal Record Check form during office hours at 13 Columbia Ave West. When completed, please email the form to or mail to DGHF 101 Erie Street S. Devon, Alberta T9G 1A6 

    I hereby certify that the statements made by me in this application are true and complete. I give my permission for the Devon General Hospital Foundation Membership Committee to contact any references provided by me. I understand and agree that a false statement may disqualify me from volunteer service. Following Appointment: Any behaviour or action, which is detrimental to the health, safety, or reputation of the Foundation, personnel, or co-volunteers, may result in dismissal from Board service, at the discretion of the Board.


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