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Reporting into the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Director, Governance and Corporate Secretary (Director), is responsible for all aspects of corporate involvement in legal or quasi-legal matters. This includes corporate governance, registrations, bylaws, resolutions, lotteries and gaming, insurance, real estate, environmental law, contracts, policies and procedures. The Director provides research and interpretation of statues and case law on a national and provincial basis. They will conduct training sessions for staff on contract, liability, easements and other real property matters.  The Director acts as staff liaison for the Governance Committee and is the DUC staff member responsible for ensuring compliance with the governing legislation, articles of incorporation, by-laws, and governing policies for DUC. The Director ensures proper governance procedures are followed during board meetings.

In addition, the Director ensures the organization follows the policies and procedures for proper governance. They support the Board and the many committees to ensure that DUC is being governed effectively.  They support Board members by providing necessary support, training, and guidance as it relates to updating the articles, by-laws and governing policies.

The Director ensures all corporate filings are maintained and up to date. They also ensure Corporate Agendas follow schedules and reviews the agendas to ensure compliance with above areas for the DUC Board meeting as well as other Board Committees. The Director reviews maintenance of the corporate record through official minutes of these meetings by the Executive Assistant and has various oversight responsibilities.

The location for this position is flexible in either Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Winnipeg, or Vancouver. Some travel will be required.

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