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Chair, Board of Directors - Medical Society of PEI (Filled)

The Medical Society of PEI (MSPEI) is seeking its next Chair, Board of Directors, to provide governance oversight in fulfilment of the Society’s purpose. This new leadership position will be responsible for the overall performance of the Board, setting Board agendas and ensuring Board activity is focused on oversight of the organization’s plans, interests and assets, and management of risks. With the assistance of the CEO and Society staff the Chair is responsible for ensuring the Board successfully fulfills its purpose and responsibilities, consistent with the By-Laws and the MSPEI mission.

MSPEI is the medical association for PEI physicians. It strives to create conditions for PEI physicians to be at their best for their patients; from working alongside government to create good system change, to promoting physician well-being supports to negotiating physicians’ compensation.

The next Chair of the Board is being chosen by an independent Selection Committee based on core competencies of good governance. The Chair will be appointed to a three-year term.

The successful candidate will have experience serving on a Board of Directors as a member, committee chair or board chair and have a strong understanding of governance structures, processes, and best practices. An ICD designation or an equivalent certificate would be an asset. The role requires an individual with excellent communication, consensus-building, and facilitation skills. The successful candidate should understand the PEI/national health environment, matters affecting physicians/members, and policies impacting MSPEI. The Board Chair must be a member in good standing with MSPEI or be eligible to become a member.

To learn more about the Medical Society of PEI please visit:

Royer Thompson is committed to presenting a diverse and inclusive roster of candidates to our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from the following under-represented groups: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. If you are a member of one of these under-represented groups, we invite you to self-identify on your cover letter, or resume.

Please submit your resume and interest online by Monday, March 22nd by clicking 'Apply'. For further information about this opportunity, please contact Kim West or Emily Wishart in confidence at 902-422-2099.

Royer Thompson Management & Human Resources Consulting is a Canadian talent management firm focused on capturing the full potential of people in organizations by supporting a shared sense of purpose, recruiting, and cultivating leadership, and fostering an innovative, caring and entrepreneurial spirit.

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