Canadian Credit Union Association

Board Committees

Audit & Risk Management Committee

The Audit & Risk Management Committee is responsible for providing oversight of the organization’s financial reporting, internal controls and enterprise risk management. Additionally, the Committee receives reports from, evaluates the performance of, and recommends to the Board the appointment of the external auditor. The Committee is comprised of the following five members of the Board of Directors and meets quarterly. The Chair of the Board is an ex-officio member of the Committee.

  • Tammy Christopher, CEO, OMISTA Credit Union, NB
  • George De La Rosa, CEO, Luminus Financial, ON
  • Ryan Gobolos, Chief Financial Officer, Servus Credit Union, ON
  • Michael Smit, EVP, Brand & Digital Delivery, Libro Credit Union, ON
  • Gavin Toy, President & CEO, Prospera Credit Union, BC
  • Shelley Besse, Chair of CCUA Board (ex-officio)

Governance & Human Resources Committee

The Governance and Human Resources Committee is responsible for overseeing the governance process and taking steps, where necessary, to enhance the quality of governance at CCUA’s Board of Directors and Board committees. The Committee ensures that sound human resources policies are in place and implemented at CCUA.  In addition, the Committee conducts an annual performance review of the President and Chief Executive Officer of CCUA. The Committee is comprised of the following five members of the Board of Directors and meets quarterly. The Chair of the Board is an ex-officio member of the Committee.

  • Linda Bowyer, CEO, First Credit Union, BC
  • Jodi Chambers, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Cornerstone Credit Union, SK
  • Celina Philpot, Chief Retail & Brand Officer, Steinbach Credit Union, MB
  • Ken Shea, President & CEO, East Coast Credit Union, NS
  • Maggie Sinclair, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, Conexus Credit Union, SK
  • Shelley Besse, Chair of CCUA Board (ex-officio)