Board of Directors & Committees



Secretary – 2020-2021 term (one year)

The secretary is an integral role in any board composition. They are responsible for attending regular board meetings, taking minutes, and providing documentation and archival support. Despite its critical significance, serving as secretary is a great entry-level board position for those new to nonprofit board service, and a fulfilling role for the experienced board member. Board experience an asset but not required. We are happy to train and guide you!


Please submit your resume and a brief summary outlining your interest in the position to:

Please indicate whether you would prefer to serve for a one-year term, or a two-year term.

The next AGM will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2020.


Maintains a clear vision and mission for the association, oversees board initiatives, regulates communications with the membership, and chairs regular board meetings. 

Vice President

Supports the president in maintaining a clear vision and mission for the association, delegates tasks to board and committee members, and fills in for the president when necessary.


Oversees the management

and reporting of the

association’s finances,

maintains the VMAA

bank account, and provides

basic bookkeeping.


Takes minutes and tracks

decisions at regular board

meetings and the annual

general meeting, and assists

with filing the society's


Committees and Creative Support


As we are a working board, for our organization to accomplish its ambitious vision, various board members may chair or otherwise become involved in at least one of our committees. Members of the community may volunteer to support these activities while learning about membership engagement, marketing, public relations, exhibitions organization, sponsorship development and other skills while adding to their resume.


Scouts exhibition opportunities, liaises with galleries, applicants and jurors to organize and deliver our annual VMAA exhibition.  


Explores and coordinates the development of new partnerships and funding opportunities for the organization, including granting bodies. 


Organizes social events to engage and build our community, and oversees our mailing list and communications to our members. 

Creative Support

VMAA is always searching for engaged volunteers for event organization, designers, writers, photographers, web developers and social media mavens. 

General Volunteers


We always welcome short-term volunteers to help us with the various tasks needed to see through a successful event. Volunteering on for ad hoc tasks is great for building your artistic and professional CV and gaining references while committing to only as much time as you can manage.   

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