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NEW! NPSCU requires all patrons and Team Members to wear a mask when attending all NPSCU Branches and to sanitize their hands upon entry effective Nov. 2, 2020.

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic we are monitoring the situation and keeping Members informed here: COVID-19 Resources

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Bruce Chisholm

I first came to Fort St John in 1973. For 33 years was a K— 12 educator. which included teaching and administration as both a…

Laurie Petrucci

My husband and I moved to this region in January 1995 to begin our teaching careers and start a family. I have served on several…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Bob Trobak

A retired Chartered Accountant with over 40 years of experience at a public accounting firm, Bob Trobak has lived in the Fort St. John area…

Michael Whalley

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,…

Tracey Wolsey

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…

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

Elections

Election & Social Responsibility Giving Opportunity

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 took place online Monday, January 20, 2020 - Friday, January 24, 2020.

Call for nominations for our 2021 Board of Directors Election will take place in October 2020.

Our next AGM will take place in February 2021. Please visit our website closer to the date for more details.

For more information, please contact:

Sharol Hofstrand

Executive Assistant
shofstrand@npscu.ca
Phone: 250-794-3762