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Chartered Professionals
in Human Resources

Expression of Interest – Advisory Council Member

The Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia and Yukon (CPHR BC & Yukon) regional Advisory Councils strive to expand and improve services offered to CPHR BC & Yukon members within the association’s regions. In order to represent the broader membership each Advisory Council aims to have representatives from a variety of industries, organizations and communities.  

Expressions of interest to join the volunteer Advisory Council Members are accepted on an ongoing basis, with new roles beginning, for the most part, in January of each calendar year. 

Background information 

Our Vision: Recognized as ‘The Place’ for Leading People Practices 

Our Mission: Keep people first in the decisions of leaders 

Mandate:  Promote and enhance the profession and advance member value.

Advisory Councils help to support CPHR BC & Yukon in the provision of a variety of professional development opportunities, networking opportunities, and other programs for its members. Events offer peer support, social contact and the opportunities to learn about current human resources issues and legislation.  

Advisory Councils typically meet periodically in-person and are active throughout the year via other forms of communication. Council Members act as ambassadors of CPHR BC & Yukon, lead specific tasks and projects pertaining to their skills and interests, and must be current members of the Association.  

Members of the Advisory Council are expected to attend a good proportion of events operating in the region. There are several benefits of volunteering for council membership, such as discounts on some events in the region, plus time volunteered contributes to CPD credits. A minimum one-year term is expected with a maximum term of six years. 

Please refer to our website for more information about Advisory Council regions or if you are unsure of what region you fall in: 

The number and type of opportunities open within each Advisory Council will vary regionally. All candidates will be assessed by the appropriate regional Advisory Council members on requisite knowledge, skills, experience, fit to available portfolios, previous engagement and level of activity/involvement with the association, diversity of council (industry, sector, organization, field and level of practice, geography etc.), and the required levels of credibility and integrity.  


Application Process 

Please provide a resume and cover letter outlining your relevant work experience, volunteer experience, values, interests, what appeals to you about this volunteering opportunity overall as well as what region you are applying.  Please email your application to  with the subject line: Advisory Council Application – REGION – YOUR NAME 

Any information provided to the Advisory Council or CPHR BC & Yukon staff as part of this process will be managed in accordance with the CPHR BC & Yukon’s’s privacy policy and any associated legislation (see