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Mar 26: Vancity Announces Board Election Results

Vancity Announces Board Election Results

Vancouver, March 26, 2003 - Vancity Credit Union (Vancity) announced the official results of its 2003 Board of Directors election today.

Fifteen candidates ran for three Directors' positions. Candidates elected and number of votes include:

Elain Duvall 5,976
Shauna Sylvester 4,552
Cheeying Ho 4,344

Other candidate results include:

Doreen Braverman 4,057
Sylvia Pritchard 3,337
Jim Halco 2,440
William (Bill) H. King 1,357
Karie L. Smith 1,205
John Wertschek 1,168
David Askew 1,133
Richard Peters 1,012
George Drazenovic 962
Anders I. Ourom 930
Brian DeMuy 917
Ryan B. Warawa 844

Doreen Braverman will end her three-year term as a Board Director, and Sylvia Pritchard will end her six-year term as a Board Director.

"One of the cornerstones of credit unions is democracy, and member participation is key. Our members set the direction for Vancity through the election process, and we are grateful to them for taking the time to ensure that Vancity continues to thrive as a community-driven organization," says Greg McDade, Chair, Election Committee for the Vancity Board of Directors.

Vancity is Canada’s largest credit union, with $9.3 billion in assets, 305,000 members, and 41 branches throughout Greater Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and Victoria. Vancity was chosen as the best place to work in Canada for 2005 by Maclean’s Magazine as part of its annual Canada’s Top 100 Employers issue. Vancity owns Citizens Bank of Canada, serving members across the country by telephone, ATM, and the Internet. Both Vancity and Citizens Bank are guided by a commitment to corporate social responsibility, and to improve the quality of life in the communities where we live and work.