Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are essential to CAPLA’s efficient operation and the key to its exciting future. Consider one of the following volunteer opportunities and watch the weekly e-Bulletin for more. If you see an opportunity that interests you, please complete the online Volunteer Inquiry Form.


The Leadership Forum is currently looking for new members to join this dynamic committee. If you are a member of CAPLA, are currently or were in a leadership role in the past, and are interested in being a potential candidate for CAPLA’s Leadership Forum Committee, please complete and submit a volunteer application.  Candidates will be considered for current openings or their names will be added to a list of potential candidates for future vacancies on the committee.  Please note that an informal interview is required before candidates are selected to join this committee.  Thank you for your interest in volunteering with CAPLA.

For your information, we have indicated the Mandate of the Leadership Forum below, which you can find on CAPLA’s website:

  • To ensure that current leaders and prospective leaders in land asset management have the opportunity to further develop their professional and personal leadership abilities.
  • To provide educational programs and events that promote leadership development
  • To provide management and supervisory tools and services to assist leaders
  • To provide a forum for discussion of common issues and challenges
  • To provide a supportive network for leaders in land asset management
  • To discuss current business issues and look for effective solutions
  • To communicate the importance of land asset management
  • To elevate the profile of land asset management


We are looking for several intermediate and senior land administrators to join the Mineral Education Development Committee. The committee usually meets once a month during the lunch hour at various locations downtown and members often take on work between meetings. The primary responsibilities of the committee include reviewing current course offerings and making recommendations for improvements – course materials, course content, timeframe, instructor; determining what kind of documents should be uploaded to the CAPLA website in the Resources area; and developing new courses – identifying subject matter experts to develop and qualified individuals to deliver the courses. If you are interested, please contact Deb Watson at deb@caplacanada.org


Bring your industry experience to the table – join the Communications Committee. An interest in publishing, writing and/or photography is an asset, but we are looking for committee members who can help guide and source technical content that benefits CAPLA members in their day-to-day work. If you do enjoy writing, you can attend CAPLA sessions for free as a “reporter.” The committee also ensures that all online networking tools used by CAPLA, such as LinkedIn and Facebook are used to elevate the profile of land administration and the association.  For more information, please contact Deb Watson at deb@caplacanada.org


Here’s your chance to get your “techie geek” on and share your experience and ideas. Come spend a lunch hour every month to help promote awareness and increase knowledge to maximize the use of current and future technologies to improve efficiencies, streamline processes, and to develop educational opportunities and resources for CAPLA members. If you are interested, please contact Deb Watson at deb@caplacanada.org


The Knowledge Bank is a list of individuals who have volunteered to respond to inquiries and share their expertise in various areas of land with CAPLA members. If you are interested in contributing your time and experience as a Knowledge Provider, please email office@caplacanada.org and include your area of expertise and a short bio (2-3 sentences maximum).