Deadline extended: Future Oxford Partnership seeking new members

April 12, 2017

Community members with an interest in improving quality of life, pursuing sustainability in Oxford are encouraged to apply.


The Future Oxford Partnership is looking for some new, diverse voices across its membership to help advance sustainability efforts in Oxford County.

Volunteer member positions on the Future Oxford Partnership provide input into the strategy for acting on the 70 actions outlined in the Future Oxford Community Sustainability Plan, as well as guidance and support to the community and business partners working to achieve the targets.

Future Oxford Partnership members are required to attend approximately one evening per month and take part in occasional activities, presentations and other events throughout the year to help advance the community’s awareness of Future Oxford.

Residents with knowledge or experience in the following areas should consider applying:

  • Social issues
  • Culture
  • Health and wellness
  • Environmental issues
  • Seniors’ issues
  • Youth issues
  • Business and finance
  • Rural issues
  • Urban development
  • Other quality of life areas that help shape a secure future

Applications for membership on the Future Oxford Partnership are being accepted now (previous deadline extended). Membership recruitment is being administered by Oxford County.

Those interested in applying should submit a resume and cover letter along with three references to:

     Brenda Tabor | Oxford County Clerk
     btabor@oxfordcounty.ca
     Oxford County | 21 Reeve St., PO Box 1614, Woodstock, ON N4S 7Y3
     519-539-9800, ext. 3002 | 1-800-755-0394

 

Comment

Randy Peltz, Chair, Future Oxford Partnership

“Future Oxford is entering an exciting phase as some of the goals of the Community Sustainability Plan become defined and initiatives begin to form. Now is the perfect time for new and fresh perspectives to come on board and provide their ideas that will help shape the local community, economy and environment for future generations.”

 

Social media and online content

www.futureoxford.ca

Twitter: Future Oxford

Facebook: Future Oxford

 

About Future Oxford

Future Oxford is volunteer, community-led partnership with oversight for the Future Oxford Community Sustainability Plan, which sets out Oxford’s vision for a vibrant, prosperous, and responsible future. The Plan aims to achieve this through 70 distinct actions that balance the needs of the community, economy and environment. These actions will impact quality of life in Oxford County for generations to come by protecting and enhancing our ecosystem and source water, reducing fossil fuel use, managing our waste, caring for an aging population, promoting opportunities for youth, building a vibrant economy and more. Led by an independent Partnership Chair, Future Oxford is funded through a community grant from Oxford County and is supported by various community partners. Visit FutureOxford.ca to learn more.

 

Contact

Adam Nyp | Strategic Communication & Engagement

519.539.9800, ext. 3529 | anyp@oxfordcounty.ca