Canadian Advisory Board

The Canadian Advisory Board plays a critical role in the development and growth of the IAPP in Canada. It actively advises and supports the IAPP on strategic initiatives and champions the rapidly developing privacy profession in the region.

Meet the Canadian Advisory Board

 

CANADIAN ADVISORY BOARD EXPECTATIONS

Requirements

  • Serve two-year term.
  • Maintain active IAPP membership.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled meetings and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
  • Keep information shared among advisory board members confidential.
  • Act with integrity and professionalism in advisory board duties.
  • Advocate for the IAPP.
  • Assist with programming and content development for the Canadian Privacy Symposium, plus other live or virtual events.
  • Provide content for the website and contribute to the Canada Dashboard Digest where appropriate.
  • Identify and help develop new KnowledgeNet Chapters in the region.
  • Identify and advise on specific needs of Canadian-based privacy professionals.
  • Assist with the development of key relationships and educational resources in the region.
  • Support and field inquiries about IAPP programs.
  • Meet approximately once every two months via teleconference, with additional calls in the fall.
  • Attend in-person meeting at the annual IAPP Canadian Privacy Symposium. (optional)

 

Selection Criteria

Boards are selected with the goal of creating a balanced working group based on experience level, industry sector, geographic location and area of expertise. Considerations for selection include:

  • Continuous membership with the IAPP.
  • Previous leadership roles within the IAPP.
  • Knowledge and experience in relevant privacy issues and best practices.
  • IAPP Certification in good standing preferred.
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  • Please note:
  • IAPP advisory board members are not agents or employees of the IAPP and cannot act on IAPP’s behalf or enter into any binding agreements.
  • As an advisory board member, your decisions, actions and opinions speak about you as an IAPP volunteer, and not solely as a member or privacy professional.

 

Benefits

  • Receive three continuing privacy education (CPE) credits for each year of service.
  • Promote the privacy profession by ensuring the IAPP’s programming and activities meet member and industry needs in Canada.

 

How to apply

The IAPP accepts applications for advisory board roles each fall through our Call for Volunteers. For more information, visit our Call for Volunteers FAQ, or contact volunteer@iapp.org for details on additional volunteer opportunities.