Call for 2017 Board of Directors

The Halifax Pride Society is seeking a new member to join our Board of Directors for the 2017 term, which includes our 30th Pride Festival. Candidates must be willing to donate their time and talents, as well as share their expertise, opinions, and ideas as part of the Halifax Pride Society.

Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Committed to attending bi-weekly board meetings (weekly in the lead-up to the festival) through to September 2017
  • Participate in planning and developing projects and programming year round
  • Engage with – and accept guidance from – the diverse LGBT2Q+ community
  • Help build a strong strategic vision and direction for the Halifax Pride Society

With the hiring of a full-time Executive Director to lead festival logistics and operations, the role of the Halifax Pride Society’s board of directors is shifting from the execution of the festival to working on strategic visioning and direction.

Halifax Pride strongly encourages applicants with passion, diverse experiences, interest in community engagement and relationship building to offer guidance, discussion, and direction for the future. Halifax Pride strives to build a safe, inclusive, and diverse festival. Preference will be given to members of QBIPOC and trans communities.

Anyone interested in this position should send a brief bio and a short paragraph explaining their reason(s) for wanting to join the board to For question or clarifications on the above, please email our Chair at or message us on any of our social media channels.