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Maegen Giltrow, Bill Chan, Juvarya Veltkamp, and Patrick Nangle elected to Vancity’s Board of Directors

Monday, May 3, 2021, Unceded territories of Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations/Vancouver B.C. — Members of Vancity credit union have elected Maegen Giltrow, Bill Chan, Juvarya Veltkamp, and Patrick Nangle to the Board of Directors. Maegen, Bill and Juvarya were each elected to three-year terms, and Patrick was elected for a one-year term.

Maegan Giltrow Maegan Giltrow has been elected for a three-year term.
Bill Chan Bill Chan has been elected for a three-year term.
Juvarya Veltkamp Juvarya Veltkamp has been elected for a three-year term.
Patrick Nangke Patrick Nangle has been elected for a one-year term.

“As a member-owned and democratically controlled financial cooperative, our members have a say in how Vancity operates and what we do to put our values and vision into action in the community,” said Lily Grewal, Chair of Vancity’s Nominations and Election Committee. “We thank each of the candidates for their commitment to cooperative values by running in the election. And we also want to thank our members for participating in an important process in the life of our credit union.”

During the election, which took place from April 6 to April 23, a total of 32,968 total valid ballots were cast representing another record turnout for Vancity elections. Full results from Vancity’s 2021 Board of Directors’ election are:

  • Maegen Giltrow – 22,509 votes
  • Bill Chan – 17,545 votes
  • Juvarya Veltkamp – 15,116 votes
  • Patrick Nangle – 14,120 votes
  • Khelsilem –11,616 votes
  • Derek DeBiasio – 7,439 votes
  • Mercedes Wong – 6,420 votes
  • Manpreet Grewal – 4,151 votes
  • Rowena Liang – 3,915 votes
  • Paul Plater – 3,445 votes
  • James Laitinen – 2,056 votes
  • Ron Thaler – 1,890 votes

Vancity thanks all the candidates for their participation in the election.

About Vancity

Vancity is a values-based financial co-operative serving the needs of its more than 550,000 member-owners and their communities, with offices and 54 branches located in Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Victoria, Squamish and Alert Bay, within the unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Kwakwaka’wakw people. With $30.5 billion in assets plus assets under administration, Vancity is Canada’s largest community credit union. Vancity uses its 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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