Board Member

  • Ontario College of Family Physicians
  • Apr 23, 2020
Volunteer Board/Committee Members

Job Description

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary leaders.’ The Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP) is recruiting new Directors to join its Board in September 2020. OCFP is recruiting up to 2 non-physician community members who have a passion for family medicine and who are eager to help us deliver on our vision “Family Physicians – Leaders for a Healthy Ontario”.

 The OCFP Board is recruiting!

We are currently seeking up to 2 non-physician Directors-at-Large to join our Board of Directors.

These positions are for initial three-year terms, renewable for second terms of three years. The OCFP Board of Directors is skills-based with 13-16 Directors, of which 25% are non-physicians. 

To ensure the Board represents the diversity of over 13,500 members in family medicine including practice location, type and model, the OCFP is looking for candidates to address existing gaps in perspectives. 

Why volunteer as a Board Director?

  • Support Ontario’s family physicians through education, leadership, advocacy, and research.
  • Guide and impact health system change.
  • Play a key strategic role to shape OCFP’s programs and services for members.
  • Use, or build, your leadership and governance skills to make an impact.
  • Work with a dedicated and talented group of leaders.

What is the time commitment?

  • 4-5 in person day-long meetings (March, June, September and November)
  • 2 Retreats (tied to a scheduled Board meeting)
  • Participation on a Board Committee that meets virtually for 90 minutes, 4-5 times per year (in weeks before Board meetings).

The OCFP is committed to diversity and aims to represent a range of perspectives on its Board. Some qualifications and/or experiences that will guide the current selection process for Directors-at-Large will include:

  • Financial background.
  • Legal experience.
  • Senior business leader.
  • Governance experience in not-for-profit or membership organizations.

Preference will be given to candidates who meet the above criteria, however we encourage all to apply.


How to apply Complete the online nomination form and email your resume/CV and letter of interest to Lynn Hammond, OCFP Governance and Board Planning Manager at

The application deadline is Monday, May 18, 2020.


For more information on our Board and nomination process, visit the OCFP website.

Job Category

Board/Committee Members


Toronto, ON