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Board Recruitment

Trenval Business Development Corporation (Trenval) is a not-for-profit Community Futures organization that stimulates economic development, diversity and employment opportunities throughout our catchment area (City of Belleville, City of Quinte West, Town of Deseronto, Municipality of Stirling-Rawdon, Tyendinaga Township and First Nations Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte) by providing an array of community and business development, counselling and lending services. Trenval operates under a contribution agreement with the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) to provide Community Futures programming to these communities. We are led by our dynamic volunteer Board of Directors who direct the vision for the organization.

Continuing to build on its successes, Trenval remains open to interest from potential candidates on an ongoing basis. Generally, Trenval has a 12 member Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors generally meets monthly, on the last Wednesday of the month, from 8:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. There may also be additional meetings for committee work.

Our ideal candidates are residents or are employed in our catchment area and have experience in two or more of the following:

  • Board Governance
  • Small Business Operations
  • Manufacturing
  • Research and Development
  • Market Development
  • Finance/Banking
  • Agribusiness
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Community Economic Development

If you are interested in volunteering on a dynamic Board of Directors and have a passion for nurturing prosperity in your community, we invite you to forward an Expression of Interest Form and resume to:

Board Recruitment
Trenval Business Development Corporation
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Rd.
Box 610
Belleville, ON K8N 4Z3
Or by email: adarling@trenval.ca