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Co-op and Credit Union Governance Summit

  • 27 Jan 2020
  • 8:00 AM - 4:20 PM (PST)
  • Terminal City Club, 837 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6C 1B6


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Insights on Boards, culture, member engagement and more.

The Co-operative and Credit Union Governance Summit is designed with leaders in mind. This 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. This conference is for Chief Executive Officers, Governance Professionals, Corporate Secretaries, Directors and Senior Managers working within the credit union and co-operative organizations.

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?
Click here for detailed Agenda!

Speaker Line-up includes:

  • Bob Armstrong, Board Chair, Coast Capital Savings
  • Carmel Bellamy, Associate Vice-President, Governance and Corporate Secretary, The Co-operators Group Limited
  • Julie Breuer, Vice-President, Member Relations and Stakeholder Engagement, Central 1 Credit Union
  • Brigitte Catellier, Vice-President, Corporate Governance, Meridian Credit Union
  • Korinne Collins, Vice-President, Professional Development and Events, Canadian Credit Union Association
  • Meg Comiskey, Manager, Corporate Governance and Board Secretariat, Vancouver Airport Authority
  • Matt Fullbrook, Manager, David and Sharon Johnston Centre for Corporate Governance Innovation, Rotman School of Management
  • Murray Fulton, Co-operative Retailing System Chair in Co-operative Governance; Fellow in Co-operatives and Public Policy at the Canadian Centre for the Study of Co-operatives
  • 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, Associate Professor, Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources and Rotman Management, University of Toronto
  • Wayne Schatz, Vice-President and General Counsel, (Operations and Distribution) The Co-operators Group Limited
  • Sheldon Stener, Q.C. General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Strategy, Federated Co-operatives Limited
  • Coro Strandberg, President, Strandberg Consulting

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