Board Nominations

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 Friday, December 6, 2019.

3 Seats Available for 2020

  • One Director-At-Large
  • One Prince Rupert District Representative
  • One Terrace District Representative
In 2020, there will be three director vacancies on Northern Savings’ Board of Directors. One seat is a Director-At-Large seat - which will be filled by any qualifying Northern Savings member in good-standing, regardless of where their home branch is.

The remaining two seats available are designated for the Prince Rupert and Terrace areas – members in good-standing, who hold their Northern Savings membership in either Prince Rupert or Terrace can be nominated for that said district seat.

Desired Skills, Experience, and Attributes

Northern Savings Board values diversity regarding: age, gender, experience, and residence for its Directors. The Board is seeking the following attributes, skills and experience for 2020:

  • 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 6, 2019 Expand/Collapse

Nomination Forms Accepted

November 5, 2019 (7:00pm) Expand/Collapse

Candidate Information Sessions

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>