Friday, January 13, 2017

Northern Savings Credit Union Opens 2017 process for Board of Directors nominations

A Prince Rupert spot on the Board of Directors for Northern Saving's is
one of three positions now available for nomination for the upcoming election

The New Year means opportunity for three residents of the Northwest, as Northern Savings Credit Union goes on the search to fill three vacancies on the Board of Directors for the Financial Services organization that serves the Northwest and Haida Gwaii.

The three vacancies are for one three year term seat in Prince Rupert and areas outside of the Northwest Region, with other openings available for the Queen Charlotte and Southern Region and for Terrace and Region.

The nomination period for the vacancies opened on January 2nd and will continue through until March 10th, with the Board of Directors Nominating Committee reviewing each candidate's application for further progress in the nomination process.

Elections take place this year for three
Open Positions on the Northern Savings
Board of Directors
(from N Savings Annual Report)
Prior to putting a name forward for consideration, potential candidates are required to attend a Candidate Information Session within their region, those sessions are scheduled for January 18th, 2017 at 7 PM.

Once a candidate is accepted for further participation candidate profiles will be available for review at branches located in Prince Rupert, Queen Charlotte and Terrace.

In-branch voting is scheduled to take place from April 26 to 28th with balloting to be conducted at those same branches.

The election results will be posted in the respective branches and will be announced at Northern Savings Credit Union's Annual General Meeting, which takes place on May 10th in Prince Rupert.

A review of some of the skills, attributes and experience that Northern Savings is seeking from applicants can be reviewed from the financial institution's December newsletter.

You can review the biographies of the current members of the Board here, while more background on the Rules for Northern Savings Board members and documentation including their Annual Report and Financial statements can be examined here.

More items related to the Commercial Sector of the Northwest can be found on our archive page.

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