Become A Director

You Can Make a Difference!

Do you want a say in the direction of YOUR credit union? Join our board of directors!  Read on below and click the link to check out what our directors have to say about it.

Biggar & District Credit Union is a full service financial institution serving members through two branches: in Biggar & Perdue. Our credit union proudly remains autonomous, making decisions locally and sharing the fruits of financial success with its members and the communities it serves.

If you would like to become involved in setting the future direction of Biggar & District Credit Union, consider becoming a director.

You likely have a few questions - click below to read more about the details.

If you want more information please contact us, drop in to either branch or call 306-948-3352.

What is the Board of Directors? Expand/Collapse

It is a professional board consisting of 10 members from Biggar and Perdue area. These directors are elected by the credit union members they serve. Their purpose is to provide strategic direction to the management of the credit union.


What does a director do? Expand/Collapse

The directors provide guidance through sharing of experience, skill and their own unique perspective at monthly meetings. They don’t get involved in day-to-day operations - they are more focused on decisions that lead the organization into the future.

Why do we need you? Expand/Collapse

We need you for many reasons:

To continue to provide the products and services our members need and want, and to keep our credit union strong and sustainable, we must have a knowledgeable and committed board of directors.
To best represent the members we serve, it is important to have representation on the board from diverse sectors ie. various ages, occupations, ethnicities.

Sound interesting? Do you ... Expand/Collapse

  • have an open mind with a desire to work together to serve your community?

  • like a challenge and learning new things?

  • want to grow professionally and personally?

  • find it rewarding to belong to a successful, committed organization that strongly supports the communities it serves?

What is involved? Expand/Collapse

Here's what you're signing up for:

  • Attendance at regular meetings (one/month, held in the evening)

  • Attendance at committee meetings if applicable

  • Training (at your own pace)

  • Attendance at Strategic Planning session (1.5 days annually)

  • Workshops and conferences (optional)

  • Attendance at our Annual Meeting in Biggar and Perdue

Directors receive all-expense-paid training in various ways - online classes, instructor-led workshops, and conferences. Per diems are paid for meetings and training.

 

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