Board of Directors – Now Accepting Nominations

Have a track record volunteering for IABC? Want to learn more about the role of IABC at the regional level? IABC’s Canada West Region (CWR) has an excellent opportunity for you to learn, help and meet other like-minded communication professionals in western Canada. The regional board is accepting nominations for the 2021/22 Board of Directors until Sunday, March 28, 2021.

We are accepting nominations for the following positions:

  • Vice Chair (three-year commitment with automatic succession to Chair and Past Chair)
  • National Programs Director (two-year term)
  • Professional Development/Sponsorship Director (two-year term)

If you’re interested in serving at the regional level, learn more about IABC CWR and its roles here or access the nomination form.

Submit a completed nomination form along with your resume to Catherine Ducharme, IABC CWR Past Chair, at by Sunday, March 28, 2021. Self-nominations are welcome.

The IABC Canada West Region Board represents and supports our six IABC Chapters (BC, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, Regina and Winnipeg) and their leaders. The most dynamic and largest region of IABC globally, Canada West includes approximately 1,650 members.

Applications close: March 28, 2021

Silver Leaf Awards Committee

After a year break, the Silver Leaf awards are coming back in 2021. IABC Canada is looking for talented, driven and reliable volunteers to help organize a successful program this year and help celebrate Canada’s communication excellence. Successful candidates will work closely with the National Programs Directors in Canada to help increase visibility for the Silver Leaf Awards.

There are 14 different positions to fill on the Silver Leaf awards committee, including project manager, communications lead, social media content coordinator, event coordinator, etc. There’s something for everyone!

Time commitment and timelines differ for each position – click here for complete details.

Submit your CV and a one-page letter indicating which position you are applying for and why by email to

Applications close: Extended to March 28, 2021

Dare To Lead

We are searching for an enthusiastic leader from across IABC’s Canada West Region (CWR) to join our Dare to Lead Virtual planning committee as Sponsorship Coordinator.

Dare to Lead Virtual is 2021’s conference for IABC CWR chapter leaders to connect and focus on professional development and strategic planning.
Please direct your applications or questions to Wendy Thatcher, Leadership Development Director.

  • Sponsorship Coordinator: The primary point of contact for all sponsorship related activities and strategy, and identifies and reaches out to potential sponsors for monetary and in-kind sponsorship donations

Applications close: Extended to March 28, 2021