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Call for Apps: WETechAlliance Board of Directors 2024

WETechAlliance is looking for individuals whose skills, passion, and experience align with our current mission and vision.

WETechAlliance’s Mission is to help grow tech innovation-based companies start, sell, scale in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent.

WETechAlliance’s Vision is to play a lead role in developing a sustainable and diverse economy that attracts and retains top talent, business and investment. We will work together with partners to build a region that supports innovative businesses from Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent and around the world to grow locally and scale globally.

The WETechAlliance Board of Directors are leaders dedicated to the development of the Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent tech and innovation community. With a variety of business experience, they provide valuable strategic direction and support for Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent many services and activities.

Directors commit to attending five (5) board meetings annually, a board orientation session, attend a minimum of two (2) WEtech events annually per year, support and participate in at least one (1) corporate committee as needed and/or appropriate and Chair at least one (1) corporate committee as needed and/or appropriate. Additionally, we aspire for new board members to be open to embracing leadership roles, demonstrating a willingness to consider executive positions such as Chair, Co-Vice Chair, and Treasurer.

Roles of a Board of Directors include:

  • Participate in setting and monitoring the strategic directions and policies of the organization
  • Provide strategic leadership
  • Develop and approve policies and procedures
  • Ensure mutual accountability and shared decision making
  • Support compliance with agreements and legislation
  • Ensure fiscal responsibility
  • Assess impact of outcomes (strategic goals) arising from the delivery of programs and services
  • Recruit, hire and set performance expectations for the President and CEO

WETechAlliance believes in the value that comes from different perspectives and experiences. We are committed to pursuing diversity, equity and inclusion within the organization. As we strive to have a board that is reflective of the region’s demographic composition, we encourage candidates who identify in traditionally underrepresented communities to apply.

Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria:

Be a founder and/or professional in (or supporting) the following sectors: medhealth, digital media, information technology, life sciences, advanced manufacturing, mobility, cleantech or agritech;
Be engaged, involved and active within the Windsor-Essex and/or Chatham-Kent tech/innovation community and/or surrounding areas;
Experience in corporate governance, intellectual property, legal and/or finance is considered an asset.

This is an open call and vacancies will be filled as needed. All individuals who submit an expression of interest will be notified of the outcome of the process when a decision has been made by the board and nominating committee.

Deadline to apply is May 24th at 11:59pm.


WEtech Alliance has served as a catalyst for technology and innovation in the Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent, Ontario regions since 2011. We’re a non-profit organization that provides entrepreneurs and companies with business services, training, I.P. and commercialization support, mentorship and strategic connections to help bring new ideas to market, scale to the next level and build a dynamic culture and a community of innovation.

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