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Call for nominations for our Board of Directors

Open positions for 2024-2026

AQIII is a not-for-profit organisation governed by a board of 8 to 12 directors, in addition to the president and CEO, with a mandate to oversee the organisation’s development.

The members of the Board of Directors are elected by the members at the Annual General Meeting on 17 October 2024 for a renewable term of two (2) years.

In addition to attending board meetings, AQIII members are encouraged to join one of the association’s committees. These committees are made up of members of the Board of Directors, the permanent staff and external members.

See the list of current board members.

Profiles sought

In order to enhance its representativeness and improve the governance of its corporation, AQIII wishes to improve its collective skills profile and will particularly favour members with the following profiles:

IT consultant with a strong techno profile (geek) ;

Consultant with experience and/or strong accounting and legal profile; Consultant with experience and/or entrepreneurial profile (multiple employees, business model with product, etc.); Emerging IT Consultant (under 30 years of age); Consultant (Woman in IT); With experience in board of directors / governance.


The requirements for becoming a member of the AQIII Board of Directors are as follows:

Prepare for and attend Board meetings held in the evening (6 meetings of 3.5 hours each per year);

Prepare for and attend the annual Strategy Session (held on a Saturday in April), which lasts 8 hours (full day); Be actively involved on working committees (depending on your field of interest and expertise); Participate in Association events, whenever possible; Act as a mentor to members and future members; Be an ambassador for AQIII.

Role of the Board of Directors

Development of a vision for the future and directions.

Establishment of clear policies in the following areas, which directors must respect:

The AQIII’s mission and values The AQIII’s customer base The strategic choices affecting the AQIII’s long-term future, including:
  • Its own role and the services offered to members
  • The role of the General Manager, his supervision and performance evaluation The AQIII’s orientation The AQIII’s image and visibility

The results and the means of controlling them, including:

  • Programming of the year’s activities
  • Approval of new services offered to members and cancellation of existing services
  • Approval of budgets
  • Controls and verification of the organisation’s performance.

Responsible for your own actions, delegating appropriately and being accountable for your own performance.

  • Acts as an ambassador and promoter of the corporation, conveying positive and appropriate information about the association and promoting the AQIII to non-members and partners.
  • Assists in recruiting members and partners, registering for activities and assisting the permanent staff in organizing events, in particular by welcoming participants and handling on-site logistics.

Benefits granted

Free membership during the director’s active term of office.

Maintains professional insurance to cover actions as a director of the corporation

How to apply

Send your application by e-mail to fmarchal@aqiii.org for the attention of François Marchal, President and CEO of AQIII.

He can be reached at 514 388-6147, extension 3.

Documents to enclose :

  • Portfolio or curriculum vitae
  • Completed application form

DEADLINE: Friday, August 23, 2024