Councillor Shelley Carroll

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Tuesday, July 03, 2007

A Great City Needs Great People For the Toronto Zoo Board of Management

Mayor David Miller and Toronto City Council invite and encourage you to contribute your time and skills to the City.

Toronto is best served by boards that reflect the diversity of the community. We are looking for residents to service on the Zoo Board of Management for the current term of Council. The Board is responsible for oversight of the Toronto Zoo and approval of financial and contractual obligations.

We are looking for Toronto residents with:

- commitment to or interest in issues affecting zoos and wildlife conservation programs
expertise in one of the following areas: business; public/private enterprises; community service; financial management
- understanding of public services, governance and senior level corporate relations
- highly developed skills in strategic planning, leadership and partnership development

How Do I Get Information and Applications?

download information and applications from the City Web site: or pick up application kits from the Clerk’s Secretariat Office at Toronto City Hall, Scarborough, Etobicoke and North York Civic Centres or call Access Toronto at 416-338-0338 or TTY 416-338-0TTY (0889) for information or to ask for a kit by mail or pick up kits and talk to staff at a drop-in information session.


Friday, July 6th
Noon – 2:00p.m., Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W. Rotunda

Thursday, July 12th
5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Ave. Atrium

If you have special needs such as sign language interpretation please let us know: e-mail or call Access Toronto at 416-338-0338 or TTY 416-338-0TTY (0889)

How Do I apply?

Complete and e-mail, mail, fax or deliver your application by Tuesday, August 21, 2007 at 4:30 p.m.

Who Can Apply?

Toronto residents who are at least 18 years old and are not employees of the City or its Agencies, nor the spouse, child or parent of a City Councillor, can apply. Other requirements are on each board’s application and information.

Appointments will be on the basis of equal opportunity to reflect the diverse nature of the city’s population. Women, youth 18-30, people with disabilities, Aboriginal/First Nations people, and members of racial minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

Check the City’s Web site:
Call Access Toronto at 416-338-0338 or TTY 416-338-0TTY (0889)
Send an e-mail to
Thank you for your interest in the Zoo Board of Management