Corina Farbacher, MBA, LLB, ICD.D
Chief Governance and Risk Officer, Corporate Secretary, Affinity Credit Union

Corina Farbacher brings more than 20 years of extensive legal, governance, risk and leadership expertise to her role of Chief Governance and Risk Officer with Affinity Credit Union.  She holds an undergraduate degree in the social sciences and a Bachelor of Law degrees from the University of Saskatchewan as well as an Institute of Corporate Directors, Director (ICD.D) designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Corina received her MBA from Queen’s University after being recognized as a recipient of the 30% Club Scholarship awarded to one woman entering the program who has demonstrated exceptional academic excellence and leadership.  A life-long learning, is currently completing a Masters Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management from Schulich School of Business, York University.  With extensive governance experience gained from sitting on boards as well as through holding executive positions which include General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Corina is well versed in all legal and regulatory aspects of board governance, both from a director and senior management perspective. 

Corina is known as a transformational and visionary leader with a focus on governance, strategy and its execution, organizational change and developing leaders of the future.  Success means seeking out expertise, recognizing aptitude, building on strengths and embracing humanity.  It also means living a purposeful life, dedicated to family and personal and professional well-being.  Corina gives back to her community with her core values of integrity, caring and achievement through involvement with boards and committees with both provincial and national scope, most recently with the League Savings and Mortgage Board of Directors in Halifax, Nova Scotia.