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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Tracey Wolsey, Chair

Tracey has worked with Suncor since 1998 and has been involved in a variety of oil and gas and wind power projects primarily in Alberta…

Michael Whalley, Vice-Chair

Michael Whalley is the principal of Edgeworx Business Professionals Inc., which is under contract with the Resource Municipalities Coalition as Executive Director. Through this position,…

Dave Sloan

Dave has been a Member at NPSCU since he and his family arrived in the Peace Country in 1989. Recently retired after serving seven years…

Nelson Stowe

Nelson was born and raised in St. John’s, Newfoundland where he achieved a diploma in Real Estate Appraisal & Assessment before he turned his career…

David Scott-Moncrieff

David has lived and worked in Fort St John since 1999 with his wife and three children. His work in both the Automotive and Oil…

Donna Stolk

Donna Stolk has been employed with Northern Health since May of 2012. She enjoys working there and has a strong interest in the community, with…

Allan Loberg

Allan has been a director on the North Peace Savings and Credit Union Board for 15 years from 2004 to 2019. Allan is a former…

Darren Snider

Darren Snider was born and raised in Fort St. John. He has been involved with the Fort St. John Soccer Club Executive Board since 2008…

Emmet McGrath

Emmet is a respected business advisor with over 40 years of experience in public accounting and private industry, most recently with KPMG. Emmet has extensive…

About Our Board

North Peace Savings and Credit Union is governed by a 9 person Board of Directors, representing over 12,000 members. The objective of the the NPSCU Board of Directors is to set the strategic direction and to govern the credit union in the best interest of all members. Each Director is elected to serve the best interests of all credit union members. The board consists of the following committees: Audit, Conduct Review/Nominating, Governance, and Investment and Lending.

Training & Development Opportunities

Skills and Knowledge

A credit union Director will develop:

  • The ability to communicate well with members, directors, managers, and staff.
  • The ability to effectively participate in meetings and groups by: reading and preparing material for each meeting, asking questions raised by the material and contributing ideas regarding the topics under discussion.
  • The ability to understand a financial report.
  • Knowledge of the credit union system through compulsory and voluntary Director Training.
  • Basic computer/technology competency.

Director Training

The Credit Union Director Achievement program (CUDA) is a national director training program designed to assist Directors in fulfilling their leadership roles as elected member representatives. All Directors must complete the 6 web-based tutorials in Level A of the CUDA program within one year of election of appointment.

LEVEL A - Director Orientation

Comprised of 6 web-based tutorials that cover an overview of the Credit Union System, Board's Role and Responsibilities. Director's Role and Responsibilities, Legal Basics, Financial Statements and Financial Metrics, Asset-Liability Management and Monitoring Credit Union Performance. The training also includes an on-line training session (Foundation of Governance in Theory and Action).

LEVEL B - Advanced Courses (Instructor Led)

The next level provides training on Board Development and Evaluation, Governance and Accountability, Strategic Planning, and Management Recruitment, Performance Planning and Evaluation.

LEVEL C - Elective Courses (Instructor Led)

The final level provides instructor-led courses in the area of credit and audit, among other provincial electives that are Offered.

Board of Directors Renumeration

The following outlines North Peace Savings & Credit Union Director's Remuneration:

Committee Meetings $225
Board Meetings $225
Full Day Conference/Travel $250
Half Day Conference/Travel $125
Honarium $3,000/paid quarterly at $750
Chair Honarium $2,700/paid quarterly at $675

General travel expenses upon receipts



One of the most important privileges of Membership is the casting of your vote to decide on the leadership of your Credit Union for the years ahead.

Voting for the 2022 Board of Directors will take place online Monday, January 17, 2022 - Friday, January 21, 2022.

Call for nominations for our 2022 Board of Directors Election will take place in October 2021. Click here to learn more.

Our next AGM will take place on February 1, 2022. Please visit our website closer to the date for more details.

For more information, please contact:

Patti Ternier-Smith

Executive Assistant

Phone: 250-794-3762