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Vancity encourages members to vote in board election

March 31, 2015, Vancouver, B.C. – Vancity today launched its board of directors election, with 12 members running for three available positions.

Vancity members can vote online, by mail or at from now until Friday, April 24. Candidates for election this year are:

  1. - recommended
  2. - recommended
  3. - recommended
  4. - recommended
  5. - recommended

All prospective candidates participated in a rigorous interview and assessment process conducted by Vancity's nominations and election committee. The recommendations are based on who possesses the skills, attributes and experience that:

  • best complement and strengthen the existing board
  • are most consistent with Vancity's values
  • meet the requirements established under the Financial Institution Commission’s Governance Guideline, Vancity Rules and governing legislation.

All eligible members will receive information about the election by mail and can visit for detailed information about the candidates.


The board of directors decides the future of Vancity by choosing strategic priorities, deciding where to invest in the community, and setting the tone, culture and values of the credit union. Our members have a say by electing which members will make those decisions. Virginia Weiler, chair of the nominations and elections committee, Vancity

About Vancity

Vancity is a values-based financial co-operative serving the needs of its more than 509,000 member-owners and their communities through 59 branches in Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Victoria, Squamish and Alert Bay. As Canada’s largest community credit union, Vancity uses its $18.6 billion in assets to help improve the financial well-being of its members while at the same time helping to develop healthy communities that are socially, economically and environmentally sustainable.

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For more information:

Lorraine Wilson | Vancity
T: 778-837-0394


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