Boards and Elections

Atlantic Edge Credit Union is a democratic financial institution that operates with the best interests of our owners, community and environment in mind. You could play an integral role in shaping the future direction of this progressive, dynamic, and caring organization.

Every year, Atlantic Edge Credit Union holds its Board of Directors Election for available director positions. Members are invited to run as a candidate in the election, and to vote for candidates who will represent the membership as a Board member.

Who is Eligible to become a Director?

A person who is a citizen of Canada, 19 years of age or older, an owner of the credit union and who satisfies the requirements set out in the by-laws of the credit union may be a director, unless he or she:

  • is an undischarged bankrupt person;
  • is an employee of a credit union, a trade association or the guarantee corporation;
  • is not bondable;
  • is an auditor, or a member of the auditor's firm, of that credit union;
  • is a parent, child, spouse, brother or sister of an employee of the credit union;
  • is the solicitor of that credit union;
  • is a public employee whose official duties are concerned with the affairs of credit unions;
  • is a person who has a loan with the credit union on which principle or interest is in arrears for a period established by regulation.

Are you Eligible to Vote?

Every owner who is 19 years of age and in good standing* is entitled to one vote.

*Share balance of not less than $5.00, has full owner status as of the date of the Annual General Meeting, and meets credit standards.

*The Credit Union Act does not allow owners to vote more than once per question or to vote by proxy. If a corporation or association is an owner of Atlantic Edge Credit Union,the Credit Union shall recognize a natural person authorized to represent the corporation or association by a resolution of the directors of governing body of the corporation or association.