Join the board of directors of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)

Are you passionate about the development of Canada’s internet? Here’s your opportunity to be part of the next generation of CIRA board members. Help us build a trusted internet for Canadians by applying to join CIRA’s board of directors.

Desired skills and experience

We are seeking Canadians who have:

  • A passion for Canada’s internet
  • Experience in the domain name industry in which CIRA operates, including an understanding of the current and emerging business and industry trends
  • Deep financial acumen as a credentialed practitioner
  • Knowledge of key components of cybersecurity
  • Entrepreneurial experience at the executive level, in starting a technology business or pursuing a “go to market” strategy at the enterprise or line of business level
  • Ability to understand environmental and internal risks, opportunities and implications that may impact CIRA
  • An understanding of areas of law related to CIRA’s business, such as internet, IT, DNS, and privacy
  • Leadership skills with the ability to be open to others’ perspectives and build consensus

It is important to note that positions on CIRA’s board are not considered entry-level. It is imperative that all board members have a solid understanding of the duties and responsibilities of directors and board governance in the not-for-profit and/or the for-profit sectors.

Your role as a Board Member

The board of directors provides strategic direction and oversight to help guide CIRA as it fulfills its mandate to manage the .CA domain as a key public resource for the benefit of all Canadians. The board also plays a key role in enabling a trusted internet for Canadians through CIRA’s programs, products and services that leverage all that the internet has to offer. Learn more about your role as a board member.

Apply today! |The deadline to submit applications is June 8, 2022, at 2 p.m. ET.

About CIRA

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) manages the .CA top-level domain on behalf of all Canadians. A member-based organization, CIRA also develops and implements policies that support Canada’s internet community and represents the .CA registry internationally.

For additional information, please visit cira.ca/election.

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