Recruitment of Members for Board’s Anti-Racism Advisory Panel (ARAP) Reminder: Applications Due Friday November 13
As previously announced, the Toronto Police Services Board is moving forward with the recruitment and selection of the new membership of its Anti-Racism Advisory Panel (ARAP), as this Panel’s inaugural mandate has now been completed. ARAP’s new Co-Chairs, Ainsworth Morgan and Anthony Morgan, were named at the August 2020 Board meeting and the Board report also detailed the expanded mandate of ARAP, among other structural changes.
At this time, the Board is seeking applications for the new membership of ARAP.
We are seeking membership from a cross-section of sectors, representing a vast span of expertise, experience and perspectives. The full details of required skills and specific expertise being sought is available here: https://tpsb.ca/consultations-and-publications/panels-and-committees
Individuals wishing to apply for membership on ARAP will be required to provide a resume and to complete an application form, comprised of a series of questions about the applicant’s experience and background, including the level and nature of expertise the applicant has, the applicant’s background and relevant community experience. An emphasis will be placed on applicants with a background in anti-racism, anti-Black racism, anti-Indigenous racism, as well as a number of other relevant areas of expertise.
Please be reminded that applications must be received by Friday November 13, 2020, Those applicants who have been chosen to proceed through the process will be asked to attend a virtual interview with ARAP’s Co-Chairs in November and December of 2020. At the conclusion of the selection process, the Co-Chairs will recommend to the Board a list of proposed members to participate on ARAP. It is anticipated that the recommendations for membership will be made to the Board at its December 2020 meeting.
It is anticipated that ARAP will meet every two months, and as needed, with its first meeting to be held in/by January 2021.
Applications can be made by following this link: https://tpsb.ca/panels-and-committees/arap-questionnaire
Contact: Sandy Murray