Call for Board Members

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Call for Board Members

Are you interested in taking an active role in shaping the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF)? Apply to join our board of directors!

Deadline for applications is June 17, 2021.

Responsibilities of the Board:

  • Ensure that the organization’s programming, workshops, and events are in line with CSIF’s mission, vision, and values.
  • Steer CSIF by engaging in the strategic planning, and annual goals and priorities setting.
  • Assist CSIF to adopt sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies.
  • Provide foresight, oversight and insight.
  • Participate and support CSIF’s fundraising initiatives.
  • Attend monthly board meetings (two to three hrs/month).
  • Attend CSIF events (as many as possible).
  • Be an active advocate for CSIF.

Board of Director Duties:

  • Prepare for, attend, and participate in monthly board meetings.
  • Attend CSIF events, and programs.
  • Make an annual donation to CSIF, in an amount that is personally sustainable.
  • Option to sit on least one CSIF committee (two to six hrs/month).
  • Sit on the board for the term of two years..


  • Gain an in depth knowledge of CSIF.
  • Have an impact on the direction of CSIF.
  • Help others in the independent film community.
  • Gain new skills in leadership, and management.


  • Have a CSIF Production membership in good standing.
  • Have a passion and desire to see CSIF grow.
  • Want to support independent filmmakers in Southern Alberta.
  • Have any or all of the following skill sets: legal, financial, HR, other unique skill set that would advance the goals of CSIF.

To Apply

Please email your resume and a short cover letter (as one document) stating why you are interested in CSIF, and how your skills would be a good fit for our organization, by June 17, 2021, to Katie at Please use Board Application as the subject line.

Alternative forms of applications are accepted and application assistance is available if needed. Please contact to discuss. ASL can be made available for the application and roles upon request.

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