Call for nominations

Call for nominations

 

Three director positions available

The Nominations and Election Committee invites nominations of eligible Vancity members to fill three director positions in the 2022 election. Each position is for a three-year term, commencing at the end of the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

The 2022 Vancity Board Election will run from Monday, April 4, 2022 to Friday, April 22, 2022 at 4pm.

Are you who we’re looking for?

At Vancity, our vision is to redefine wealth in a way that furthers the financial, social and environmental well-being of our members and their communities. Vancity seeks to build and maintain a Board comprised of leaders committed to Vancity’s vision who are able to fulfill their governance, legislative, and fiduciary duties.

We are seeking prospective candidates who have attributes and experience set out in the list of Desired Director Attributes and Experience and the 2022 focus areas. This year the Board seeks directors with demonstrated governance and leadership experience, alignment with Vancity’s values, and one or more of the following areas of expertise:

  • Relevant professional financial industry experience
  • Senior leadership experience in a large, complex, values-driven organization
  • Innovation and transformation in service of financial inclusion, social equity, or climate justice
  • Technology strategy and/or cybersecurity management or oversight expertise

Further details can be found in the Candidates’ Package linked below.

Directors may spend approximately 50 hours a month preparing for, and attending, meetings and strategic planning sessions, participating in director development, and attending community events. Meetings and events are scheduled during regular business hours, in evenings, and on weekends. Before submitting your papers, carefully consider the required responsibilities and time commitment.

Next steps and key dates

If you are interested in being nominated:

  1. Download the following:
    • 2022 Candidate Package (includes all necessary information you need be familiarized with as a candidate, referencing non-fillable forms that will be required for your nomination).
    • 2022 Forms Package (required fillable forms for your nomination)
  2. We strongly encourage you to attend the candidate information session on Monday, November 15, 2021 at 5pm. You can register for the Zoom session through clicking the link here.
  3. Complete and submit all forms to election@vancity.com
    by Friday, December 3, 2021 at 12 noon
  4. Ensure you are available on the following dates for interviews with the Nominations and Election Committee:
    • January 8, 2022
    • January 10 - 14, 2022 (evenings)
    • January 24 and 26, 2022 (evenings)

Diversity, equity and inclusion are important to us for ensuring a fair process for individuals with varying abilities. Let us be of assistance if you have accessibility or accommodation needs to help you through the nomination process. Please contact Vancity’s Governance department at election@vancity.com or 604 877 7595 as we would be happy to assist.

For further information, please contact the Governance Department at election@vancity.com

 

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