As a cooperative financial institution, Mainstreet Credit Union is owned by its members and is governed by a Board of Directors elected by our membership. The Board is accountable for directing the affairs of the credit union in the best interest of the membership, following governing legislation by-laws and policy, in order to achieve the goals and objectives of the credit union.

Each year at the Annual General Meeting, the member-owners elect a Board of Directors to represent them and provide governance for the credit union throughout the year. Mainstreet's Board is made up of nine directors who are elected for a 3-year term. Once elected by the member-owners, the Board of Directors is responsible for the overall governance of the credit union.

The President and Chief Executive Officer is hired by the Board to oversee the day-to-day operations of the credit union. Board and Management are responsible for establishing the operational standards, strategic plans and objectives to ensure the credit union remains economically viable and an attractive financial solution for member-owners.

Your Current Mainstreet Board of Directors

Darrin Canniff Chair
Steve Kay Vice Chair
Pat O’Malley Audit Chair
Paul Harris Director
Wayne Passmore Director
Jen Denys Director
Sam Hill Director
Tomo Matesic Director

At Mainstreet, the Board appoints directors and staff to sub-committees which have separate areas of responsibilities, part of which is to make regular reports and recommendations to the Board.

Call for nominations

Are currently open
4 Director Positions (3 3-year terms, 1 1-year term)
Nomination period – December 17, 2018- February 15, 2019

What we are looking for

We’re looking for people to run for our Board who possess the skills, experience and values needed for Mainstreet to continue to grow and succeed in an increasingly competitive and complex financial environment (eg. experience in IT risk, finance, leadership, etc.).

To learn more about candidate qualifications, nomination and election procedures, director responsibilities and training and competency requirements for this role please visit our Director Candidate Information Package.

Key Dates


If you are looking for further information on becoming a Director please contact April Williams, CHRL, Vice President, Human Resources & Governance at 519-464-5500 or

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