Executive Director

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Lower Mainland

BC Electrical Association Mission, Vision, Values

Mission Statement

BCEA empowers all sectors of the BC Electrical industry through networking, education and partnership opportunities in an inclusive way.






BCEA is your conduit to the electrical industry.


BCEA Profile

Earlier this year BCEA celebrated its 100-year anniversary serving the Province.  New and innovative events and educational content have been created since inception, while flagship foundations continue to grow strongly.  Our Scholarship and Bursary Program has awarded over $500,000 to deserving students across BC.  New committees have been created to support the growing network of our industry, such as AMP, the Women’s Network, and the Education Committee.


Executive Director Position Summary

The Executive Director acts as a key driver and advocate of the BCEA vision, mission and values, and advises on internal and external issues, provides awareness of associational by-laws, policies and the scope of authority for staff and Directors.

The Executive Director develops partnerships with like-minded associations and Companies and communicates on behalf of the BCEA while maintaining/growing brand and reputation, and acts as a role model demonstrating the ethics and goals of the association.

The Executive Director shall exercise oversight in the following areas:  Financial Management, Budget Planning, Long-Term Strategic Planning, Asset Management, Internal Controls and Risk Management, Operational Management, and the Delivery of Value to the members and stakeholders.

Skills, Qualifications, Competencies

  • Minimum five years relevant, executive-level management or leadership experience in a not-for-profit setting.
  • While the educational pathway may vary, intellectual depth and curiosity are expected for this role.  Education in a relevant field is preferred.
  • Knowledge of governance best practices and experience working with or reporting to a generative governance Board of Directors and overseeing the implementation of associational strategic plans.
  • Strong and effective communication skills, with oral and written proficiency.
  • Exceptional financial management skills and experience in financial oversight including budget preparation, forecasting, monitoring, evaluating, P&L reviews, and reporting with a budget of $1M.
  • Proficient in the use of technology and collaboration tools for word processing, financial management, email, internet research and online meetings, including the full Microsoft 365 suite.
  • Passion for, commitment to, knowledge and understanding of Canada’s not-for-profit landscape.
  • Ability to travel with the Province and country, as required.
  • Demonstrated experience with relationship-building, excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills, HR management, event planning and execution, problem solving, and time management.