Call for nominations

Call for nominations
Important

The nominee application period for the 2021 Board of Director Election is now closed.

 

Four director positions available

The Nominations and Election Committee invites nominations of eligible Vancity members to fill four director positions in the 2021 election. The three candidates who get the most votes will be elected for three-year terms and the fourth candidate will be elected for a one-year term. Each position will be commencing at the end of the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.

The 2021 Vancity Board Election will run from 9am Tuesday, April 6 through to 4pm Friday, April 23, 2021.

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 focus areas for 2021. Details can be found in the Candidates’ Nominations 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 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 2021 Candidate Package which contains the relevant forms and guidance on how to complete them.
  2. We strongly encourage you to attend the candidate information session on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 5pm. Please contact the Governance Department at election@vancity.com by 12 noon, December 1, 2020 to register for this session.
  3. Complete and submit all forms to election@vancity.com by Monday, December 14, 2020 at 12 noon
  4. Ensure you are available between January 11 and 22, 2021 for an interview with the Nominations and Election Committee.

 

 

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