Nominations of Candidates for the CRIC Board

The Canadian Research Insights Council (CRIC) is seeking nominations for candidates to fill four positions on its Board of Directors that are up for renewal. CRIC welcomes nominations of leaders at CRIC member companies from across our industry including those on the client-side and in agencies specializing in new and innovative approaches to gathering insights.

The CRIC Board of Directors provides oversight, guidance and support to ensure CRIC achieves its strategic priorities:

  • Review/clarify CRIC’s leadership role in the industry in relation to other associations
  • Increase member value to grow a membership that represents leading and emerging companies that commit to the highest standards
  • Maintain the highest standards, ethics and best practices in the research, analytics and insights industry
  • Increase profile and impact of CRIC as the voice of the research, analytics and insights industry in Canada through advocacy
  • Maintaining public and client confidence/trust in research and encourage evidence-based decision making
  • Support the advancement and growth of the research, analytics and insights industry through thought leadership

Key duties and responsibilities of Board members include

  • Protecting the interest of the public, the industry and members;
  • Acting consistently in accordance with CRIC standards and following exemplary ethical and business practices;
  • Setting and approving the strategic direction and objectives of CRIC;
  • Approving annual business plans and performance targets
  • Approving policies;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the financial performance and ongoing operations including the annual financial statement review;
  • Appointing, setting the compensation, and managing and evaluating the performance of CRIC’s chief staff person; and
  • Acting as an ambassador of CRIC

Time commitment:

  • Participating in monthly, one-hour CRIC board video conferences
  • Participating in up to two in-person meetings annually
  • Attending the Annual General Meeting;

Download the nomination form.

Nominees must submit a Nomination Form, Candidate Statement, Bio and Photo to John Tabone by Monday, May 27, 2024 at 9pm Eastern Time.  Nominee must copy both nominators on their submission.

Candidate Statement, Bio and Photo

The Candidates Statement must not exceed 500 words and should provide details on why you are interested in joining the CRIC Board.  You are encouraged to answer the following questions:

  • What are the greatest opportunities and challenges facing the research, analytics and insights industry?
  • What skills and experience do you bring to the Board?
  • How will you add value as a member of the CRIC Board?

Please also include a short bio that does not exceed 250 words and a colour, head and shoulders photo that can be included on the voting website.


May 10: Call for nominations issued.
May 27: Nominations close.
May 28: Review of candidates by CRIC Nominating Committee
May 30: Candidates statements, bios and photos posted to the CRIC Website and online voting begins (if required)
June 10: Voting closes at 9pm Eastern Daylight Time
June 12: Election Results announced
June 25: 12pm EDT – CRIC AGM (in person and virtual)
June 25: 2pm EDT – First Meeting of the new CRIC Board (in person and virtual) – Agenda will include appointment of Officers (Chair/Vice-Chair/Treasurer)

Thank you for considering a nomination for the CRIC Board and for your commitment to the research, analytics and insights industry.

Please email any questions to John Tabone, Chief Executive Officer, CRIC

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