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2018 Election Results: Board of Directors Canadian Credit Union Association

March 29, 2018

(Toronto, ON) – The Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA) is pleased to announce the results of the CCUA Board of Directors election completed on March 28, 2018. Directors were elected or acclaimed by credit union Peer Groups.

Following are the directors that will commence new terms on the Board at the CCUA Annual General Meeting on April 30, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario:

Peer Group 1
- Shelley Besse, Chief Operating Officer, First West Credit Union, BC (three-year term)

Peer Group 2
- Glenn Stang, CEO, Synergy Credit Union, SK (three-year term)
- Gavin Toy, President & CEO, Westminster Savings Credit Union, BC (three-year term)

Peer Group 3
- Allison Chaytor-Loveys, CEO & Treasurer, Newfoundland & Labrador Credit Union, NL (three-year term)
- Ken Shea, President & CEO, East Coast Credit Union, NS (three-year term)

The CCUA Board, consists of 16 directors in total (11 directors elected by credit unions and five directors appointed by regional Centrals), bringing together credit union leaders from every region of Canada, and representing credit unions of all sizes.

The directors who will remain on the CCUA Board for 2018 include:

Peer Group 1
- José Gallant, Alterna Savings & Credit Union, ON
- Paul Kelly, CEO, Connect First Credit Union, AB
- Bill Maurin, President & CEO, Meridian Credit Union, ON
- Robert Moreau, President & CEO, UNI Financial Cooperation, NB
- Kevin Sitka, President & CEO, Assiniboine Credit Union, MB

Peer Group 2
- Stephen Bolton, President & CEO, Libro Credit Union, ON

Central Appointed Directors
- Mark Blucher, Central 1 Credit Union
- Ian Burns, Credit Union Central Alberta
- Michael Leonard, Atlantic Central
- Garth Manness, Credit Union Central of Manitoba
- Keith Nixon, SaskCentral

The Peer Group election process was overseen by the CCUA Nominations & Elections Committee, consisting of:
- Stephen Bolton, Committee and CCUA Board Chair
- Paul Kelly, CCUA Board Representative
- Karen Hoffmann, Peer Group 1 Representative from Vancity Savings, BC
- Ben Jansen, Peer Group 2 Representative from Kindred Credit Union, ON
- Lisa Loughery, Peer Group 3 Representative from Bayview Credit Union, NB