Board and Elections

2018 Board of Directors Election Results

East Coast Credit Union held its Annual General Meeting on April 25, 2018. The meeting took place at the Keating Centre at the St. FX Campus in Antigonish. To accommodate our members, we also hosted our meeting through Livestream and a link to a recording of the meeting can be found here:

During the business meeting, highlights of 2017 were shared, along with the 2017 Financial Statement, and our Board of Directors election results were released.

We have 12 Board member positions, and this year, four of those positions were up for re-election. Six candidates presented themselves as nominees. We would like to thank all the nominees who submitted their application and expressed interest in serving on our Board of Directors.

Thank you to all our members who participated in our in-branch and online voting process and who joined us at our Annual General Meeting this year.

Congratulations to the four successful candidates who will serve on our Board of Directors:

Tyrell Giffin

Tyrell was elected as a new director of the Board at our 2018 Annual General Meeting. As a Chartered Professional Accountant candidate, Tyrell has spent a significant amount of time studying the role of governance and has experience implementing technological advances to improve service delivery in business.

Kathy MacDonnell-Rankin

Kathy was elected to the Board as a director at this year’s annual meeting. As a member of the Board from 2008-2017, she brings many years of experience and has served on numerous board committees. Kathy has also completed the required director training.

Randy Peters

Randy was re-elected to the Board as a director at our 2018 Annual General Meeting after serving as a director and member of several board committees for the past 4 years. Randy is a Chartered Professional Accountant, bringing with him experience in financial management, budgeting process improvement, pensions, privacy, labor relations and contract negotiations.

Bill Timmons

Bill was re-elected as a director of the Board at this year’s meeting. Bill has a passion for cooperatives and has more than 20 years of volunteer and director experience including 3 years as Board Chair. In addition to his credit union experience, Bill also has many years of governance experience with several local, provincial and national associations and organizations.

Stay tuned for more information on the Board of Directors Election in 2019!

Click to view our 2017 Annual Report.


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