Becoming a Board Member and Elections
- Deal with business, financial and social issues at a corporate level
- Think critically, problem-solve creatively and work on a team
- Devote the necessary time to prepare for and attend board and committee meetings and other related activities
Applications must be marked confidential and submitted via:
Mail or Drop off in branch:
Attn: Wendy Morrison
VP, Culture and Corporate Governance
Lakeland Credit Union
5016 50 Ave
Bonnyville, AB T9N 2J3
In Person to a member of the Nomination and Elections Committee
- Charmaine Code
- Judy Cabay
- Salman Arabi
- Wendy Morrison
- Develop and enhance your leadership skills
- Share your business insight and skills
- Gain an opportunity to participate in strategic LCU community investment and partnerships
- A deep sense of accomplishment and pride in results
Interested in becoming a Board Member?
- The Board of Directors approves the direction your credit union takes.
- They’re directly responsible for our strategic and business plan direction which acts as Lakeland Credit Union’s roadmap to achieving long-term success and a prosperous future.
- The policies the Board of Directors approves impacts YOU.
- Very few places you bank, or do any business with, encourage you to vote for the people who steward the strength of the organization.
You must meet the following requirements to vote:
- 16 years of age or older
- A member of Lakeland Credit Union
- 60(2) Subject to subsection (6), of the Credit Union Act, only members are entitled to vote.
- A member may vote only once, unless a member is also a designated representative of a business. Then the member may vote once on their personal membership and once for the business, to a maximum of two votes.
- Voting can be cast in person on iPads provided at a Lakeland Credit Union branch, or on the voter designated website. Proxy voting (casting a vote on behalf of another member) is not permitted.
- Be a member in good standing for a period of one year or greater
- Be bondable
- Have an acceptable credit history
- Not be an employee of the credit union, nor an employee of the credit union in the past 5 years
- Not be an employee or Director of a competing financial institution
- Must not be in breach of his/her oath of office as a Director, including but not limited to confidentiality of credit union information