Aurora College is looking for individuals interested in helping shape the future of post-secondary education in the Northwest Territories, including the transformation of Aurora College into a polytechnic university.

Experience in the following areas is desired:

  • Membership on Board of Directors
  • Leadership experience in larger organizations
  • Financial planning
  • Facilities management
  • Post-secondary education
  • Reconciliation
  • An understanding of small or remote communities
  • Northern economic development
  • Northern social development
  • Public policy

The Aurora College Board of Governors will include 10 public members appointed through this nomination process, five of which must be Indigenous residents of the Northwest Territories.

The Board sets the vision and mission for the institution and ensures Aurora College remains effective, efficient and sustainable. Members of the Board receive honorarium of $400 a day and serve for up to a three-year term.

The application deadline is September 30, 2022.

Those interested are encouraged to download the Board of Governors Application and Information Package below. 

To nominate a Board Member, please fill out the Board of Governors Nomination Form (also below) and send it to when complete. 

For more information email or call 867-872-7009.

Board of Governors

Information and Application Package

Conseil des gouverneurs

Dossier d’information et de candidature

Board of Governors

Nomination Form

Conseil des gouverneurs

Formulaire de mise en candidature pour le