As a cooperative financial institution, Mainstreet Credit Union is owned by its members and is governed by a Board of Directors elected by our membership. The Board is accountable for directing the affairs of the credit union in the best interest of the membership, following governing legislation by-laws and policy, in order to achieve the goals and objectives of the credit union.
Each year at the Annual General Meeting, the member-owners elect a Board of Directors to represent them and provide governance for the credit union throughout the year. Mainstreet's Board is made up of nine directors who are elected for a 3-year term. Once elected by the member-owners, the Board of Directors is responsible for the overall governance of the credit union.
The President and Chief Executive Officer is hired by the Board to oversee the day-to-day operations of the credit union. Board and Management are responsible for establishing the operational standards, strategic plans and objectives to ensure the credit union remains economically viable and an attractive financial solution for member-owners.
|Steve Kay||Vice Chair|
|Pat O’Malley||Audit Chair|
At Mainstreet, the Board appoints directors and staff to sub-committees which have separate areas of responsibilities, part of which is to make regular reports and recommendations to the Board.
Are currently open
4 Director Positions (3 3-year terms, 1 1-year term)
Nomination period – December 17, 2018- February 15, 2019
We’re looking for people to run for our Board who possess the skills, experience and values needed for Mainstreet to continue to grow and succeed in an increasingly competitive and complex financial environment (eg. experience in IT risk, finance, leadership, etc.).
To learn more about candidate qualifications, nomination and election procedures, director responsibilities and training and competency requirements for this role please visit our Director Candidate Information Package.
|Call for nominations begins||December 17, 2018|
|Deadline to submit nominations and acceptance of nomination||February 15, 2019|
|Nominees confirmed as candidates||February 2019|
|2019 Election||March 25 - April 7, 2019|
|AGM||April 16, 2019|
If you are looking for further information on becoming a Director please contact April Williams, CHRL, Vice President, Human Resources & Governance at 519-464-5500 or email@example.com.