Elizabeth Martin, President
Cameron Kroetsch, Vice-President
Doug Grodecki, Past President
Marco Medeiros, Treasurer
Megan Pratt, Secretary
Wendy Coleman, Advisor
Melissa McHugh, Advisor
Syed Raza, Advisor
Morgan Stanek, Advisor
HLC Values Statement ( .pdf, 92 kb )
HLC Mission and Vision ( .pdf, 33 kb )
HLC Strategic Goals 2014 - 2015 ( .pdf, 164 kb )
Hamilton Reads Award
Award Description ( .pdf, 83 kb )
Nomination Form ( .pdf, 117 kb )
HLC Board Member - Position Description
Attend 9 meetings per year. Meetings are held on the last Wednesday evening of the month, generally from 6:00 to 8:15 (no meetings are held in July, August or December ).
Come to meetings prepared (review agenda and supporting materials), and actively participate in the meetings.
knowledgeable about the HLC – its mission, strategic plan, programs,
policies, operations, finances, challenges and opportunities.
Training for new members will be provided.
Understand the boundaries of your role as a board advisor and that of the Executive Director and staff.
Follow all conflict of interest and confidentiality policies of the HLC.
Volunteer on subcommittees for strategic planning activities, marketing and fundraising.
Attend annual promotional events such as “Telling Tales Festival”
in non-governance responsibilities such as social and other functions
sponsored by the HLC when your schedule allows.
with others about the work of the organization, and show your support
for the organization when talking with others.
Get to know other board members and build a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus.
an active participant in the board’s annual evaluation and planning
efforts. Provide feedback to board chair for Executive Director’s
Review and approve regularly the compensation and benefits package for the Executive Director.
in the active recruitment, selection and orientation of new board
members. Help to identify and cultivate new leaders on the
Pay annual HLC membership fee of $15.
Commit to a minimum of 2 years (maximum 4 2-year terms).