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We believe good governance is fundamental to our organization’s success and helps to positively shape and influence our direction.

Every three years, we invite more than 35,000 earning SOCAN members to elect a new Board. The voting process is facilitated online and in accordance with SOCAN’s by-laws.

Our Board comprises 18 elected members, who represent an equal number of music creators and publishers, and reflect the geographic and bi-cultural distinctiveness of Canada, along with a balanced representation of music genres.

The SOCAN Board of Directors is responsible and accountable for ensuring that our members receive the best value from SOCAN.

The Board meets four times annually to discuss SOCAN’s strategic direction, policies, distribution rules, and annual budget.

Five committees exist to support the work of the Board. To learn more about our Governance Committees, visit this page.

Get to know our current Board of Directors.