Our Board of Directors identifies goals and objectives for the upcoming year through strategic planning. Staff then is charged with the task of delivering on these goals. The Board meets on a monthly basis at which time the Executive Director provides a progress report and receives input from the Board.
Subject to the provisions of this By-law, Directors shall be elected yearly by the Active Members at an annual meeting. The Directors term of office shall be from the date of the meeting at which they are elected until the next annual meeting or until their successors are elected. The whole Board shall retire at the annual meeting at which the election of Directors is to be made, but subject to the provisions of the By-laws shall be eligible for re-election.
CFGT Board of Directors
Administration and human resources specialist
Gerald Klassen (Vice-Chair)
Small business owner and consultant, entrepreneur
MBA, specialty in entrepreneurship and marketing
Frank Marino (Chair)
Human resources, administration in private and public sectors
Small business owner, entrepreneur human resources, administration in private and public sectors
Video game executive producer, entrepreneur, design, creative development, advertising & marketing strategies
Entrepreneur, businessman and strong community supporter
In addition to the Board of Directors, Community Futures of Greater Trail has three committees. Each committee is chaired by a Director on the Board, and all Board and committee members live in the Greater Trail area. Directors and volunteers on the committees are often business people, educators, professionals and active community volunteers with an interest in economic prosperity through community involvement.
This Committee approves or rejects requests for financing and meets on an as-needed basis. This Committee is chaired by a Director and is comprised of Directors and community volunteers. The Loans Manager attends Committee meetings.
Community Economic Development (CED) Committee
This Committee researches and develops CED projects that create positive economic impact in our region. This Committee is chaired by a Director and is comprised of Directors and community volunteers. The Community Economic Development Coordinator and Executive Director attend Committee meetings.
Self Employment Committee
This Committee reviews and approves Self Employment Program applications. The Committee is comprised of Directors and volunteers.
This Committee reviews year end financial before they are presented to the Board for final approval. The Committee is comprised of 3 Directors and the General manager.
Join our Team. Make an Impact.
If you live in our region, have a passion for entrepreneurial leadership and are interested in serving as a Board Director or on one of our committees, we invite you to complete an initial Volunteer Assessment Form. Please return your completed form to our office at 825 Spokane Street, Trail B.C. or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about the policies, mandates, and vision of Community Futures of Greater Trail please view our Director Information Package.