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Co-op and Credit Union Governance Summit

  • 27 Jan 2020
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PST)
  • Terminal City Club, 837 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6C 1B6


  • $450 + GST
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The Co-operative and Credit Union Governance Summit is designed with leaders in mind. The Summit is intended to provide board members, senior leaders and governance practitioners strategic insights and inform governance best practices. The event will explore current and emerging governance issues relevant to co-operatives and credit unions. Equipped with the latest research and in-depth knowledge, our speakers will share their expertise with real-world examples, thought-provoking presentations and engage participants in stimulating discussion. Join us to connect, network and learn with your sector peers from across Canada.  

Who Should attend?

This conference is for Chief Executive Officers, governance professionals, directors, corporate secretaries and senior managers working within the credit union and co-operative organizations. 


Key topics to be covered include :

  • Life in a Federation - independence vs efficiency
  • Social Media and Membership Engagement in Co-Ops and CUs
  • Best Practices: What sets Governance Apart for Co-ops and Credit Unions
  • Co-operative Identity and Isomorphism
  • How Board Composition is Evolving
  • The challenges of recruiting directors in the credit union and co-op industry
  • The role of governance professionals in the credit union and co-op industries
  • How are *governance frameworks evolving?

Speaker Line-up includes:

  • Julie Breuer, Vice-President, Member Relations and Stakeholder Engagement, Central and 1 Credit Union
  • Brigitte Catellier, Vice-President, Corporate Governance, Meridian Credit Union
  • Matt Fullbrook, Manager, David and Sharon Johnston Centre for Corporate Governance Innovation, Rotman School of Management
  • Murray Fulton, Fellow in Co-operatives and Public Policy; Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan
  • John Jennings, Director, Watson Inc.
  • Shona McGlashan, Vice-President, Governance, and Corporate Secretary, Vancity
  • Marc-Andre Pigeon, Assistant Professor, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy; Director, Centre for the Study of Co-operatives
  • Dionne Pohler, Fellow in Co-operative Study and Governance; Assistant Professor, Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources Woodsworth College University of Toronto
  • Wayne Schatz, Vice-President and General Counsel, The Co-operators
  • Sheldon Stener, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Strategy, Federated Co-operatives Limited

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