2024 Call for Nominations – DABC Board of Directors

Join the Disability Alliance BC Board: Make a Difference!

Are you passionate about disability advocacy? Do you want to use your lived experiences to drive positive change? Disability Alliance BC (DABC) is looking for individuals to join our Board of Directors in 2024!

Who We’re Looking For:

    • Dedicated Advocates: If you have a passion for disability rights and advocacy, we want you!
    • Diverse Voices: We welcome candidates from all over BC, especially those from Vancouver Island and Northern, Central, and rural regions. We encourage applications from BIPOC and 2SLGBTQIA+ communities.
    • Experienced Leaders: Prior experience on non-profit or community boards is a plus, but not required.
    • We value lived experiences that reflect the diversity of our community.

Why Join Us?

Since 1977, DABC has been a powerful voice for people with disabilities in British Columbia. We are a provincial non-profit and registered charity dedicated to supporting people with all disabilities to live with dignity, independence, and as equal participants in the community. We promote disability issues through direct services, community partnerships, advocacy, research, and publications.

What You’ll Do:

As a Board Member, you will:

  • Oversee the performance of our Executive Director.
  • Ensure fiduciary and legal oversight.
  • Guide the implementation of our strategic plan.
  • Use your experiences to advise on systemic advocacy and policy recommendations.


Our Board meets virtually, six times per year, making the time commitment manageable. In addition, you may be asked to join one of DABC’s committees.

Eligibility: To join, you must be:

  • A person with a disability.
  • A member in good standing with DABC (membership fee: $15).

How to Apply:

Ready to make an impact? Email our Board & Communications Coordinator, Chloe Krause, at chloe@dabc.ca for a nomination package. This will include:

  • A nomination form (completed by a nominator).
  • A form detailing your reasons for seeking nomination.
  • A list of Board duties and responsibilities.
  • DABC’s Annual Report.

Deadline: Applications are open on a rolling basis and will be considered until Friday, August 15, 2024. We look forward to hearing from you!

Download a copy of the Call for Nominations here.