Board Member

Influence. Advocate. Transform.

It is an exhilarating time at Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) and the company is looking for two
inspirational and collaborative individuals to join its board of directors.

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) is a dynamic, $43‐million organization and a key player in
Ontario’s occupational health and safety system. Serving 165,000 member organizations and 4 million
employees in the province’s manufacturing, agriculture and service sectors, it helps customers establish healthy
work environments where employees thrive and businesses prosper. Uniting community and business leaders to
create positive change, WSPS brings prevention to life through its team of safety experts, focus on innovation in
emerging areas, and commitment to fostering organizational cultures of health and safety.

The governance needs of WSPS are met through a volunteer board of directors consisting of 12 independent
directors and the CEO. Normal rotation of board members requires that two new members be appointed in 2023.

The board is seeking interested applicants with the following professional and personal qualifications:
    o One director who currently occupies a senior position with broad oversight of Human Resources.
       Familiarity with unionized environment, an asset.
    o One director who has accounting designation and has executive financial experience with organization
       greater than $50 million in size; familiarity with government grant/transfer payment recipient
       oversight, an asset.
Preference will be given to candidates that represent a member firm.

For both positions, senior‐level experience in at least one of the follow subsectors would be beneficial:
   o Agriculture & Horticulture
   o Commercial Industrial Services
   o Durable Goods Production
   o Film & Live Performance Tourism & Hospitality
   o Food, Pharmaceuticals & Personal Products
   o Restaurant & Food Services Retail, Wholesale & Office Television
   o Vehicle Industrial Equipment Manufacturing
   o Vehicle Sales & Service.

Other preferred skills and experience:
   o Previous board experience
   o Knowledge or experience of corporate governance principles and best practices.
   o Financial literacy at a level appropriate to the size and scope of WSPS.
   o Superior personal and communication skills.
   o Commitment to the mission of WSPS, the work of the board and a governance environment that is
      based on trust, accountability, transparency and respect.

In your response, please provide a cover letter that highlights how your education, skills and experience meet our
requirements. Applications in response to this public call are to be received on or before March 24, 2023. Applications should be directed to Michelle McCloskey