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Salute to Excellence is led by a volunteer committee of representatives from the Arts and Culture, Sports and Community Service communities.

The council maintains formal and informal partnerships with many organizations and institutions related to arts and culture, community service, and sports such as the Edmonton Sports Council, Edmonton Arts Council and the Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations.

The main focus of the Salute to Excellence Council is to identify deserving citizens in each category, and to oversee suitable recognition ceremonies.

Qualifications

People seeking membership should have:

  • Significant, direct experience with one of the 3 categories: 
    • Arts and Culture
    • Community Service
    • Sports
  • Recent experience as a board or committee member
  • The ability to analyze issues from a broad perspective
  • The ability to commit:
    • Minimum of 3 years on the Salute to Excellence Committee
    • 6-10 hours per month on Salute to Excellence Council and Committee related activities
    • The Salute to Excellence Council meets on the second Monday of each month at Circle Square, 11809 Groat Road, from 11:45am-2pm
    • Members also participate on one of the Standing Committees, which meet up to 4 times per year, during regular business hours and/or evenings
Expectations
  • To develop and maintain a good working knowledge of the Salute to Excellence mandate and operating guidelines
  • To actively participate in Salute to Excellence Council and Standing Committee meetings, orientation planning sessions and other Salute to Excellence activities
  • To abide by the Ethical Guidelines for Citizens Who Serve on City Boards, Agencies and Committees
  • To work collaboratively with other Salute to Excellence Council and Committee members and City Administration
  • To have a strong commitment to the community
Activities
  • Adjudication
  • Halls of Fame Induction Ceremony - June
  • Citation and Performance Awards - November
Are These Paid Positions?

Council/Committee members serve in a voluntary capacity, however, parking is an eligible expense.

Application Process

Fill out the Volunteer Member Application Form and send it using the following options:

Email: lynda.leederpaull@edmonton.ca

Fax: 780-577-3525, Attention: Lynda Leeder Paull

Mail: Salute to Excellence
18th Floor, Edmonton Tower
10111 104 Avenue P.O. Box 2359
Edmonton, AB T5J 0J4

Correspondence with applicant will be by email.

For More Information

Lynda Leeder Paull

Telephone

780-496-5805

Email Lynda.Leederpaull@edmonton.ca

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