Call for Applications – 2015 GAO Board of Directors

The Golf Association of Ontario, the Provincial Sport Organization for Golf is currently seeking applicants for the Board of Directors for a three year term commencing January 2015.

With over 80 years of history and tradition, serving over 100,000 members,the Golf Association of Ontario is one of the largest golf associations in the world. With the inclusion of Golf in the 2015 Pan Am Games and the 2016 Olympics, this promises to be an exciting and ground breaking time for the staff and Board of the Golf Association of Ontario.

From rating courses and educating golfers on the rules of the game; to growing the sport at the grassroots level and getting golf into our school systems; to keeping the Ontario golf community aware of all relevant issues and hosting the best amateur tournaments in Canada, we are a passionate group dedicated to one thing; making golf better for everyone in Ontario.

The Board is responsible for determining GAO policy; for protecting the long term growth and health of the Association; for developing, monitoring and evaluating the strategic goals of the Association, for approving the Association’s annual budget and for authorizing and taking responsibility for the funding of the Association.

If you are a Strategic Thinker with experience in some of the areas of:

Business Administration; Finance and Accounting; Media and Public Relations; Brand Management; Fundraising; Human Resources; Governance or Not For Profit Association Law; How to make golf more accessible and welcoming to diverse populations and have a strong understanding of the Sport of Golf, we would like to hear from you.

Please click here for further information about the roles and responsibilities of the Board of Directors.

Application packages must include all of the following:

– Online application form
– Current CV

Instructions for uploading your documents are included on the application form.

Deadline for application is: Friday, August 15, 2014.


The Golf Association of Ontario is an equal opportunity organization. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applications will be kept in confidence.