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About Us

Board of Directors

Tom Havard- Chair
Term Expires 2023

Dan Boissevain- Vice Chair
Term Expires 2023

Wendy Hunt - Secretary 
Term Expires 2023

 Patty Peterson - Alternate
Term Expires 2024

Bill Miller

Term Expires 2024


 Cathryn Olmstead
Term Expires 2022

Sue Jones
Term Expires 2022

Tom Roper

Term Expires 2024

Denise Fisher
Term Expires 2022

Interested in being a director?

Your Credit Union:

Bulkley Valley Credit Union is a locally owned and controlled financial cooperative.

You as a Member:

Being a member of Bulkley Valley Credit Union means more than opening an account; you become an important part of us. You vote to elect a Board of Directors who are nominated from the general membership. The directors represent you, the member. They are responsible for setting policies, which are then implemented by the Chief Executive Officer.

 You as a Candidate for a Director:

Your Board of Directors is responsible for the overall policies of Bulkley Valley Credit Union.

The Board of Directors is also charged with setting the Credit Union's overall mission, purpose, objectives and strategic plan. In addition to attending monthly board meetings, our directors also serve on a number of committees as listed below.

Directors may spend up to 15 hours a month in preparation for, and attendance at, scheduled meetings.  Additional time is required for director development and education, community events and business planning sessions. Further, our directors are encouraged to attend regional, provincial and international credit union conferences. Meetings and events are scheduled during regular business hours, evenings and weekends.

A more detailed description for the director’s position is available by clicking here, or stopping by your local branch or the Administration office. Please consider the responsibilities, skills and time commitment required when contemplating your application for nomination for a director position.

One of the committees of the Board of Directors is the Nominations Committee. This committee reviews the skills matrix of our existing Board of Directors and then is tasked with the responsibility of recruiting qualified candidates for expiring director positions each year. This committee would be pleased to meet with potential director candidates at any time during the year to discuss the requirements of becoming a director at Bulkley Valley Credit Union.

This is your opportunity, as a member, to participate in the democratic control of your cooperative.

 

Committees

Audit
Dan Boissevain, Denise Fisher, Sue Jones

Community Support - the Hazeltons’
Cheryl Mikolayczyk, Tamia Hatler, Wendy Hunt, Andrea Nikkel, Dean Paranich, Laura Roe,  Marilee Yee, Kia Beertma

Community Support - Houston & District
Arnold Amonson, Halley Finch, Jamie Mayer, Skoukje Warren, Maureen Czirfusz, Shannon Clarke, Ken Thomson, Sue Jones

Community Support - Lakes District
Bill Miller, Laura Blackwell, Nathan Way, Leone McHugh, Angelika Posselt, Richard Vossen, Charlene Rutter, Kevin White

Community Support - Smithers
Patty Peterson, Simon Franklin, Lorelei Smaha-Klaver, Tracy McIntyre, Gregory Wacholtz, Bobbie Kingsmill, Cathryn Olmstead, Duane Devries

Conduct Review
Sue Jones, Tom Roper, Tom Havard

Corporate Governance
Tom Roper, Bill Miller, Dan Boissevain, Wendy Hunt

Executive
Tom Havard-Chair, Dan Boissevain-Vice-Chair, Wendy Hunt-Secretary, Patty Peterson-Alternate

Investment & Lending
Sue Jones, Bill Miller, Tom Havard

Nominating
Tom Roper, Tom Havard, Patty Peterson


In Our Community

  • Time to make your mark and choose your finalist!

    After much deliberation from each branches Community Support Committee, the three finalists have been chosen for each region. Now it is your turn! Choose your project for each region and make your voice heard. The survey is open until June 30 and the results will be announced July 2!

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  • Bulkley Valley Credit Union Welcomes Mo Ladak to the Organization!

    Bulkley Valley Credit Union is excited to introduce the newest member of our Executive Team, Mohamed (Mo) Ladak as our new Chief Operating Officer. His substantial experience in the Credit Union System will be a great asset to the organization.

    Mo is extremely excited to now be calling Bulkley Valley home, as he and his family fell in love with the community in the short amount of time they spent here.

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  • Your Green awaits you

    Bulkley Valley Credit Union is committed to returning a portion of its profits each year to its members. We are proud to say we have distributed over $817,000 in patronage payments to our members this year!

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