Zatzman Sportsplex Board of Directors Responsibilities and Position Description

Volunteer, three-year term with a maximum of 2 terms.
Five vacancies to be filled with positions starting September 2019. 

Great communities have citizens who are healthy in body, mind, and spirit—and the Zatzman Sportsplex strives to be a part of what makes Dartmouth great. By providing sport, recreation, and social gathering opportunities to individuals, families, and other groups in our community, the Zatzman Sportsplex supports residents in realizing their full potential and contributing to the development of a prosperous, diverse, inclusive, and healthy community.

Position Summary: The Zatzman Sportsplex is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who operate the facility through a management agreement with Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). The Board of Directors are collectively accountable for the performance of the organization in relation to its mission and strategic objectives, as well as for the effective stewardship of the financial and human resources of the organization. Board members are responsible for acting in the best interests of the organization, and striving to fulfill the mission and achieve the objectives set out.

The Zatzman Sportsplex is currently seeking individuals to serve on our Board of Directors, with an interest in those:

  • With a legal background.
  • With young families.
  • Who are women and/or persons from other under represented populations.
  • Who have a strong technical background in data security.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing for, attending, and participating in board meetings. Board meetings are held the last Thursday of each month from 7:30 – 9 a.m.
  • Preparing for, attending, and participating in sub-committee meetings.
  • Monitoring the performance of the organization.
  • Approving the budget and monitoring financial performance.
  • Staying informed about community issues relevant to the organization.

Time Commitment: 4-5 hours/month (including meetings, preparation, consultation, etc.)

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should apply with a resume and the attached application form via email to Amanda Smith, Deadline for applications is March 15, 2019, at 4 p.m. The application form for this position, as well as more detailed information about the Board and its responsibilities, are available from our web site: or by contacting the Sportsplex General Manager Max Chauvin: or 902 490 3179. The application form should be downloaded (or printed), filled in, and attached to an email to Amanda Smith. 

The Selection Committee will review all applications. Only those selected for an interview with be contacted further. There will be no appeal process or any information shared about applicants.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019 at 4 p.m.