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September 7, 2021

Cape Breton Partnership seeks nominations for Board of Directors

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Cape Breton Island, NS -The Cape Breton Partnership is seeking nominations for its Board of Directors. Nominations will be accepted until Monday, September 20, 2021 at 4 p.m.  To apply, visit https://bit.ly/CBPartnership-Board-Nomination-2021.

The Cape Breton Partnership is Cape Breton – Unama’ki’s private sector-led economic development organization that supports companies and entrepreneurs by promoting our Island as a great place to live and invest; growing a culture that values and celebrates creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship; and connecting entrepreneurs and companies to the resources they need to succeed. Central to its governance is a skills-based Board of Directors that oversees the Partnership and guides its work in supporting Cape Breton – Unama’ki’s economy.

As Cape Breton Island’s economic development organization, it is significant that the Cape Breton Partnership’s Board of Directors are from diverse sectors with a variety of backgrounds, expertise and experiences.

Requirements to become a member of the Cape Breton Partnership’s Board of Directors include:

  • Commitment to the vision, mission and goals of the Cape Breton Partnership;

Serve on the Board and its committees for a three-year term, attend meetings (quarterly https://bit.ly/CBPartnership-Board-Nomination-2021

  • Board meetings, one strategic planning session) and represent the Cape Breton Partnership when requested;
  • Demonstrate leadership in the Cape Breton – Unama’ki business community;
  • Provide guidance and direction to the organization based on knowledge and experience;
  • Be an Investor with the Cape Breton Partnership.

The Partnership’s Board Governance Committee will review nominations to select individuals.  Those selected will be contacted in advance of the three-year-term start date set for October 2021. The Cape Breton Partnership is committed to equity and diversity in all its appointments and activities.

The Cape Breton Partnership Board is comprised of 20 members from across Cape Breton – Unama’ki, and represents a wide range of sectors and regions. The current Board of Directors list can be found at https://capebretonpartnership.com/about/board-of-directors/.

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Media Contact:
Carly Appleton
Cape Breton Partnership
902.562.0122
Carly@capebretonpartnership.com

About the Cape Breton Partnership:
The Cape Breton Partnership is Cape Breton-Unama’ki’s private sector-led economic development organization that supports companies and entrepreneurs by promoting our island as a great place to live and invest; growing a culture that values and celebrates creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship; and connecting entrepreneurs and companies to the resources they need to succeed. For more information, visit https://capebretonpartnership.com.


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