Join us

Vancity announces two appointments to Executive Leadership Team

Vancity announces two appointments to Executive Leadership Team

August 2, 2011 (Vancouver, BC) — Vancity announced two appointments to its Executive Leadership Team today with Paula Martin appointed Advisor to Vancity CEO Tamara Vrooman and Linda Morris appointed Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications.

"I am delighted to welcome both Paula and Linda to their new positions and look forward to their contribution as we continue to innovate financial solutions in service of the long-term well being of our members and their communities," said Tamara Vrooman, President and CEO.

Paula Martin has been with Vancity for 11 years, most recently as Senior Vice President of Member Engagement overseeing Marketing, Communications, and Digital and Community Engagement. In her new role as Advisor to the CEO, Paula is accountable for building Vancity's relationship with the Global Alliance for Banking on Values, an international and independent network of banks and banking cooperatives using finance to deliver sustainable development for people, communities and the environment. Paula will play a key role in developing Vancity's involvement and commitment to social purpose banking among the business and community sectors.

Linda Morris is a well known and respected senior professional in the communications and marketing field. She is a seasoned leader with close to 20 years of executive experience in five diverse organizations and business sectors including her tenure as CEO of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, BC/Yukon and as the Deputy Minister in the Public Affairs Bureau for the Government of BC, Vice President, Communications & Community Engagement for Vancouver Coastal Health and Director of Public Affairs for the Vancouver Port Authority.

About Vancouver City Savings Credit Union

You're part of something greater when you do business with Vancity. We're committed to making a positive impact on the quality of life where we live and work and beyond. Since 1994, we have invested over $194 million of our profits back to members and into the communities we serve. Vancity is a member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values, a network of the world's leading sustainable banks sharing the commitment to achieving triple bottom-line impact through responsible banking practices. Vancity is Canada's largest credit union and a Living Wage employer with $15 billion in assets, more than 417,000 members and 59 branches throughout Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Victoria and Squamish. More information about Vancity is available at


Who to contact