Board Nominations

Get On Board


Northern Savings seeks Directors who have the skills and attributes to provide for sound governance over the Credit Union. Board nomination applications will be accepted until Monday, December 3, 2018.

In 2019, there will be five director vacancies on Northern Savings’ Board of Directors. Based on the Rule changes approved by the membership in 2017, four of the five seats will be filled by Directors-at-large. This means, four seats will be filled by any qualifying Northern Savings member in good-standing, regardless of where their home branch is.

The fifth seat available on Northern Savings’ Board in 2019 is a seat designated for the Queen Charlotte area – members in good-standing, whose home branch is Queen Charlotte can be nominated for this seat.

Desired Skills, Experience, and Attributes

Northern Savings Board values diversity regarding: age, gender, experience, and residence for it Directors. The Board is seeking the following attributes, skills and experience for 2019:

  • Propensity to think critically
  • Aptitude to analyze information
  • Ability to operate at a strategic level
  • Effective team member
  • Understanding of effective decision making process
  • Governance experience
  • Community experience
  • Knowledge of financial and risk literacy
  • Support of co-operative movement and principles
*Although it is preferable for candidates to have experience in all areas identified above, we recognize that some individuals will have greater strength in some areas over others. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.

Important Dates

October 1 - December 3, 2018 Expand/Collapse

Nomination Forms Accepted

October 24, 2018 (7:00pm) Expand/Collapse

Candidate Information Sessions

March 13 - March 15, 2019 Expand/Collapse

In-Branch Voting

March 15, 2019 Expand/Collapse

Deadline for Mail-in Ballots

How to Apply

Nomination packages can be picked up at the Reception desk of your local branch, or you can download the package here >

The Rules of Northern Savings Credit Union are available here>