Government of New Brunswick

Vacancy for appointment

Kings Landing Corporation – Board of Directors

Board members

The Kings Landing Corporation is established pursuant to the Kings Landing Corporation Act as a Crown Corporation. 

The mandate of the Corporation is to:

  • collect, preserve and exhibit buildings and artifacts which are part of the province’s historical resources;
  • create, maintain and operate a historical settlement in the Mactaquac Headpond area;
  • stimulate the interest of the public in matters depicted in the historical settlement and in historic settlement and in historic sites, within the Mactaquac Headpond area;
  • engage in and promote the production and sale of articles and materials related to the historical settlement; and
  • carry on the business of operating a restaurant, dining room, lounge or similar establishment or any combination thereof.

The Board of Directors consists of a chair, a vice-chair and not more than 10 other directors appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Tourism, Heritage and Culture.

Expressions of Interest are now being accepted from qualified candidates who would like to be considered for appointment to the Board of Directors. Expressions of interest are invited to fill five (5) positions but may also be used to fill future vacancies.

Considerations for the Board composition are as follows:

  • demonstrated leadership and governance experience;
  • skills related to strategic thinking and decision making; and
  • skills related to business development and/or management

Based on the current board composition, accounting/financial experience is a priority skill required. Additionally, particular consideration may be given to candidates with experience and expertise in leadership and governance, as well as education, tourism, and individuals representing First Nations.

Each board member will be responsible for familiarizing themselves with the Kings Landing Corporation Act.  Board members must also be willing to attend and participate in Board meetings and serve a minimum of three years.

The composition of the Board must reflect the gender and linguistic representation and the cultural and geographic diversity of the province.

The Board holds 4 - 6 meetings annually, each approximately 3 to 4 hours in length. Board committee work takes place between Board meetings as required. 

The corporation will reimburse travel expenses to attend meetings and events related to the board as per government travel policies. Travel is required to attend board meetings, most of which are held at Kings Landing located in Prince William, NB.

Expressions of Interest may be submitted by e-mail, regular mail or fax. Please provide details of education, work experience, references and contact information (telephone and email) by completing the application form and follow the provided direction. You may also provide a resume and cover letter to:

Regular mail:

Executive Council Office
Attention:  Alyssa Corbett
675 King Street, Fredericton, NB
E3B 1G1

By fax: (506) 453-2266

While we appreciate the interest of those who submitted an expression an interest, only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted. Inquiries relating to specific opportunities can be made after the deadline passes and should be directed to the responsible department.

Deadline for Submission :

08 October 2021

Type of Appointment :

Appointment by Lieutenant-Governor in Council

Term :

Nominations are for terms of up to three years with the possibility of reappointment.

Associated / Responsible Department :

E-mail address for submissions :

Link(s) :

Kings Landing Corporation Act

Kings Landing website

Note: Please ensure you have attached necessary documents in Word or PDF format. Links to cloud-based documents (Skydrive, Google Docs, etc.) or other download areas (FTP sites) cannot be accepted due to current Government of New Brunswick security policies.