Becoming a director of the Rural Ontario Institute Thank you for your interest in becoming a director of the Rural Ontario Institute (ROI). The board of directors includes 12 or more individuals from across Ontario who give of their time and talents to ensure that the programs and services offered by ROI are relevant and in keeping with the mission and mandate of the organization. For further information on the director recruitment process, please review the following documents: ROI Director Recruitment and Application Process Timeline (PDF) ROI Guidelines for Director Selection (PDF) Individuals interested are encouraged to complete the Application for Director of Rural Ontario Institute (PDF). Completed applications will be accepted year round. Please refer to the Connect with us page for office contact information.