Prince Charming used but a glass slipper and unerring faith to find his true love Cinderella. Governance bodies may need to take a more sophisticated, pragmatic and urgent approach to recruit permanent system leadership.
There is currently a void of permanent leaders at system-level organizations that impact B.C. credit unions. All leaders of credit union centrals and relevant provincial government entities are currently appointed on an interim, acting or retiring basis. Unquestionably improbable but such are circumstances. Individually each leader has system influence but collectively they wield transformative impact.
One member one vote. A core principle of cooperative organizations.
Coast Capital Savings Credit Union is currently conducting an important member vote. Its management and Board seek member approval to submit, and to progress, an application to the federal government for Coast Capital Savings to become a federal credit union.
This is a big deal for members of Coast Capital Savings. But it also has significant and diverse implications for the B.C. credit union industry.