Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Heritage Credit Union is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to run for election to the Board, representing our more than 7,000 members.

The Board ensures the success of the credit union by developing and approving our Strategic Plan, our long-term goals, mission and vision.

If you would like to serve on the Heritage Credit Union Board of Directors, please see our Nominations Information Package. This package includes details on the responsibilities and requirements of a Board Director. Nomination forms are available at any Heritage Credit Union branch, or can be requested by email by email or by calling any branch.

Nomination forms will be accepted until March 2, 2019.  If you have any questions, please contact Barb Tallant, Executive Assistant to the CEO at 250-365-7232 or or Georg Oberprieler, CEO at 250-365-7232 or

Our AGM will be held on April 29, 2019 at the Castlegar & District Rec. Centre.  Registration is at 7:00 p.m.  and the meeting starts at 7:30 p.m.  If an election is required, in-branch voting will be held from April 9, 2019 – April 13, 2019.

There are four director positions up for election. The current status of these director positions are as follows:

  • Marg Poohachoff – plans to seek re-election; a longstanding HCU board member and our current Vice-Chair
  • Vacancy
  • Vacancy
  • Shirley Falstead – plans to run for election (was appointed to the board in July 2018 to fill a vacancy)

Skills and Qualifications of Board Directors

Our Board of Directors reflects our membership and community, and brings demonstrated experience and skills to ensure it can most effectively support the credit union in achieving its goals.

The Board has identified skill sets or areas of expertise that current and prospective Board Directors should possess. Please see the Nominations Information Package for details on the specific skills and experiences we are recruiting for in 2019.

The Nominations Committee of the Board of Directors will review all completed nomination applications, evaluating to ensure nominees meet the basic requirements and determining which candidates best meet the credit union’s needs.


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