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2023 Election of Directors

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Call for Nominations:
Notice of Director Elections 

A Message from the Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee of Williams Lake and District Credit Union is pleased to advise that an election of directors will take place to fill three (3) positions on the Board: one (1) in the Williams Lake region, one (1) in the 100 Mile House region, and one (1) in the Bella Coola Valley region. Commencing January 3, 2023, nomination forms will be available at Williams Lake and District Credit Union branches. Members in good standing are invited to forward names of proposed candidates prior to noon on February 7, 2023, which is the date and time that nominations shall close.

The election of directors shall be conducted by mail ballot. Members residing within a region where an election becomes necessary will receive a ballot package and instructions by mail. To be eligible to vote in this election, a person must be a member, other than a junior member, in good standing on December 31, 2022. Voting ends on April 28, 2023. Results of this election will be announced at the Annual General Meeting to be held on May 10, 2023.

Newly elected directors will commence duties immediately following the Annual General Meeting and will continue for a period of three years. It is important to note that directors are required to prepare for and attend monthly Board and Committee meetings. In addition, all new directors must complete a computer-based director development program and attend one (1) out-of-town or online workshop during the first year of their tenure.

Nominating Committee
Williams Lake and District Credit Union

Nomination Package, Instructions, and Timeline

Nomination Package
If you would like to seek a position on the Williams Lake and District Credit Union Board of Directors, please click here to review the nomination package and associated documentation. If you prefer, you can pick up a paper copy of the nomination package from your Williams Lake and District Credit Union branch.

The Nomination Package contains information for your consideration as well as all the forms which need to be filled out and returned to our head office as follows:

Nominating Committee
c/o Amanda Langford, Executive Assistant to the CEO
Williams Lake and District Credit Union
Administration Branch
139 North Third Avenue
Williams Lake, BC V2G 2A5

Completed nomination papers must be received in our Administration Branch no later than 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 7, 2023.

Please Note:
  • Only original forms with original signatures will be accepted.
  • Faxed and emailed copies will not be accepted.
  • Completed forms must be delivered to our Administration Branch as noted above.
  • Nominations mailed or delivered to a branch office will be deemed to have not been received.

2023 Election of Directors
If the number of qualified nominees is less than or equal to the number of positions to be filled, the nominees shall be declared elected by acclamation.

If the number of qualified nominees exceeds the number of positions to be filled, an election will be held. To be eligible to vote in this election a person must be a member in good standing as at December 31, 2022. Good standing requires that a member hold a specified number of membership shares and not be more than 90 days delinquent on any obligation to the Credit Union. Junior members (those born after 2003) are not eligible to vote.

Should an election be required, voting will be by mail ballot only. Ballots will be mailed to members on or before March 20, 2023, and ballots must be received by the Returning Officer by April 28, 2023.

2023 Election Timeline

Close of Nominations February 7, 2023
Nominee Interviews February 15, 2023
Voting packages mailed to members (if election required)
March 20, 2023
Close of Balloting April 28, 2023
Annual General Meeting May 10, 2023
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