Please be advised that in accordance with the Rural Ontario Municipal Associations (ROMA) Policies and Procedures, ROMA is requesting expressions of interest from municipal councillors or heads of council to fill the Zone 10 Representative vacancy. The Zone 10 representative will be appointed by the ROMA Board.

The term of the ROMA Board is four years and the term of the current Board ends at the January 2023 Annual General Meeting.

Expressions of Interest should be received by October 22, 2021, 4:00 pm. The ROMA Executive will be conducting interviews and nominations will then be considered by the ROMA Board when it meets on November 12, 2021. An ideal expression of interest will include contact information, a current resume and a brief covering letter outlining why you want to join the ROMA Board, an outline of your experience, and an indication that you are prepared to seek a supporting resolution from Council as a condition of your appointment. A Council supporting resolution (sample attached) can be provided with the submission or as soon as possible afterwards. In the absence of a council resolution, an appointment to the Board will be conditional upon receipt of the resolution.

A qualified nominee for this position must be an elected official from Zone 10 whose municipal council is a member of AMO in good standing. Click here for a link to the list of Zone 10 municipalities and the Zone map for ROMA.

Expressions of Interest for Zone 10 representation must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 22, 2021, and may be submitted by email to the attention of Petra Wolfbeiss, Director, AMO Membership Centre:

If you have any questions about the appointment process, please contact For information on other ROMA Board members and Zone Representatives, go to: ROMA Board of Directors.


ROMA Board 2019-2023

Zone 10 Vacancy

Sample Resolution:

Be it resolved that the Council for the (Municipality’s legal name) endorses (nominee’s Name and Municipal Title) for the position of ROMA Zone 10 Representative of the 2019 - 2023 ROMA Board, for the remainder of the Board term.

Additional Information:

Qualifications of Directors:

Every Director shall:

  • be an individual of eighteen (18) or more years of age;
  • be an elected official of a municipality which is an AMO member;
  • not be an undischarged bankrupt; and
  • not be declared incapable.

Time Commitment:

ROMA Board meetings are held approximately eight times per year, typically on the second Friday of the month in January, March, April, June, October, November and December. The August meeting is held at the AMO Conference. A mid-term meeting will be held at the Annual General Meeting. In addition, Board members may serve on sub-committees from time to time or be asked to be a ROMA representative on others’ committees. Time commitments for these will vary with the activity.

ROMA Expenses:

ROMA Board members are entitled to a per diem of $90 per day (2021) when attending meetings on behalf of ROMA business, these meetings include the ROMA Board, AMO Board, Committees and any other meetings where attendance has been pre-approved by the ROMA Chair. A per diem is not applicable to the ROMA mid-term meeting.

ROMA will reimburse travel expenses to all ROMA Board meetings, AMO Board meetings (if applicable) and the Board Retreats (when held). Travel expenses refer to airfare, train fare and car mileage, parking costs, public transit, and accommodation. Meal costs will also be paid subject to a maximum of $85/day.