The Call for Candidates to run in our 2021 Board of Directors Election has now opened. Applications must be received by noon on November 13, 2020.
Connect First Credit Union invites qualified members to put their names forward as candidates for our 2021 Board of Directors. This member-elected Board of Directors is actively recruiting a diverse group of engaged members who are excited by the opportunity to govern a forward-looking, responsible and successful credit union, driven by what matters most: its members and our communities.
In 2021, there will be four (4) positions available on the Connect First Credit Union Board. All positions hold a 3-year term.
For 2021, the Board is specifically looking for members who bring the following skills and expertise to the governance of the credit union including:
Experience in and an understanding of the financial services industry. A background in overseeing the financial operations of a complex organization, or demonstrated ability to understand and interpret financial statements, knowledge of audit practices, accounting background, with a professional finance or accounting designation being an asset.
Senior leadership experience or expertise providing professional advice with respect to human resources, including succession planning, executive compensation, recruitment and evaluation of senior executives, fostering organizational culture and employee engagement, understanding of how to leverage technology to support people and culture.
Risk & Compliance Oversight
Demonstrated experience/knowledge relating to key organizational risks in a wide range of areas including legal, regulatory compliance, financial and competitive risk.Exposure to and understanding of risk management frameworks and systems. Experience in regulated industries is an asset. Understanding of the opportunity, risks and risk mitigation strategies associated with technology.
Knowledgeable about current and emerging technologies. Background in the strategic use of technology acquired through a senior leadership role. Experience in one or more of the following:
Candidates will be required to submit a formal Candidate Application, attest to their eligibility and demonstrate how their skills and competencies align with the published skill sets the Board is seeking this year.
Questions? Please attend the Candidate Information Session on November 19, 2020 or email email@example.com.
Online Member Voting Opens January 25, 2021. Election results will be announced at our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.