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Join our Board

Are you motivated to get involved in your community, share your skills and give back? Joining or board of directors is a great way to get involved.

We want you

Join our Board

Join the Board of Directors of an organization committed to improving the self-esteem, independence, physical health, mental well-being, and sense of belonging in one’s community for persons with physical, developmental or cognitive challenges, through adaptive mountain sports and recreation activities.

The Ideal Board Member

  • A respected member in the community and a leader in his/her peer group
  • Has knowledge, skills and experience in one or more of the following: social services delivery, policy development, risk management, health and safety, fund development/sponsorship experience.
  • Has an interest, knowledge or participation in RMA programming

Primary Responsibilities

  • RMA’s highest level of decision making and legal authority
  • Accountable for RMA’s resources and activities
  • Define, through policy, the parameters of RMA
  • Articulate and communicate RMA’s vision


  • Make a time commitment of averaging 10-15 hours per month
  • Attend six board meetings per year and the annual general meeting
  • Sit on one board committee, meeting as required
  • Attend a strategic planning session every two to three years
  • Attend special events

Strategic Objectives of RMA

  • The recognized centre of excellence and leader in Canada for adaptive mountain sports.
  • Deliver more, high quality year-round, inclusive, accessible programs open to a more diverse range of participants
  • Financially sustainable with diversified income sources to enable growth
  • Enabled by fit for purpose operational facilities and resources
  • Recruit and retain a team of skilled, diverse, permanent and volunteer staff
  • Effective system of governance

To Apply

  • Submit a 2-3 page letter, describing:
    • Your areas of interest and expertise
    • Your reasons for wanting to serve Rocky Mountain Adaptive (“RMA”)
    • The names of two personal references we can contact