The Regional District of Okanagan – Similkameen (RDOS) is seeking applications to serve as volunteer members
for the South Okanagan Conservation Fund Technical Advisory Committee (TAC).

Committee members will be appointed by the RDOS Board. The TAC is not a decision making body. The TAC’s role
is to provide sound, expert, technical review of annual project proposals and provide recommendation to the
RDOS Board. RDOS seeks candidates for membership who possess expertise in the following areas:

  • Management, restoration and enhancement of fish and wildlife habitat, including sensitive terrestrial and
    aquatic ecosystems;
  • Native fish and wildlife conservation including species at risk;
  • Land and natural resource management, environmental studies, environmental science, hydrology,
    hydrobiology, ecology, or conservation biology.

Prospective committee members will have the following qualifications:

  • Practical knowledge of and experience in the specific technical areas;
  • Understanding of conservation practices and approaches including stewardship, outreach, traditional
    ecological knowledge, acquisitions and securement;
  • Practical knowledge of the non-profit and society sector;
  • Strong ethical standards and personal integrity;
  • Ability and willingness to address issues in a non-partisan manner, while considering the opinion of others
    and working as a team member;
  • Comfort with open dialogue and agreement through consensus;
  • Willingness to sign, and adhere to the Conflict of Interest Guidelines and Confidentiality agreement;
  • Willingness and ability to attend and participate actively in Committee meetings and/or field tours.

Technical Advisory Committee members may serve a maximum of three years, with some members serving one
or two year terms to ensure membership continuity.

If you are interested in serving on this committee, please submit your resume by August 31, 2019 by 4:30 pm to:
Christy Malden, Manager of Legislative Services, 101 Martin Street, Penticton BC V2A5N7 or

More information on the South Okanagan Conservation Fund Terms of Reference visit: