I am writing to inform you that the Government of Canada has launched an open selection process to fill the Chairperson position (part-time) of the Marine Atlantic Inc. (MAI) board of directors.

As such, I would ask that you share this opportunity with your professional network or members of your community/organization, as applicable, to ensure that they are aware of this selection process and have the opportunity to participate.

Marine Atlantic Inc. is a Crown corporation that provides a safe, environmentally responsible, and quality ferry service between the Island of Newfoundland and the Province of Nova Scotia in a reliable, courteous and cost-effective manner. The Corporation provides both year-round and seasonal ferry services. The ferry service is a vital link to connect the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador with mainland Canada for both passengers and freight. The Chairperson is responsible for providing leadership to the Board to ensure focused and productive discussions while facilitating and enabling the Board as a whole to effectively direct and oversee the affairs of the Corporation. Further information on the organization can be found on the MAI website.

The review of applications will begin on January 22, 2020. Interested candidates must apply online via the Governor in Council Appointments website.

Please feel free to reach out if you require further information.