Meet the Board

Our  Board of Directors sets
​SASCU's strategic direction.

Meet the Board

Our  Board of Directors sets
SASCU's strategic direction.

Purpose of our Board

The Board of Directors is responsible for setting SASCU's strategic direction. It accomplishes this by ensuring commitment to sound governance and risk management practices.


Dave King, Board Chair

(2014 – Current), CUDA Levels A,B,& C

"Being a Board Member is extremely satisfying. I can relate to our achievements as a credit union and it is rewarding from a community service perspective."




  • Chair, CEO and HR Committee


Constance Ladell, Board Vice Chair

(2016 – Current), CUDA Level A

"It is an honour to support such a principled organization by serving on its Board."




  • Chair, Governance and Conduct Review Committee
  • Member, CEO and HR Committee
  • Member, Nominating Committee


David Witt, Board Secretary

(2017 – Current), CUDA Levels A,B,& C

"I hope to play a role in advocating for safe expansion within the digital world while also supporting the needs of those more comfortable with face-to-face transactions."




  • Chair, Nominating Committee
  • Member, CEO and HR Committee
  • Member, Credit and Market Risk Committee



Kelly Bennett, Board Director

(2020 – Current)




  • Member, Audit and Operational Risk Committee
  • Member, Community Relations and Sponsorships Committee
  • Member, Credit and Market Risk Committee


Barry Johnson, Board Director

(2015 – Current), CUDA Levels A,B,& C

   


  • Member, Audit and Operational Risk Committee
  • Member, Credit and Market Risk Committee


Darlene McBain, Board Director

(2019 – Current)

    


  • Member, Community Relations and Sponsorship Committee
  • Member, Governance and Conduct Review Committee
  • Member, Nominating Committee



Frank Popien, Board Director

(2009-2013; 2015 - Current), CUDA Levels A,B,& C

"It is a honour to be a small part of an organization that gives back to the communities we serve it. SASCU works very hard at supporting community groups through grants as well as active volunteerism and I am extremely proud of our Credit Union." 

    


  • Chair, Audit and Operational Risk Committee
  • Member, Governance and Conduct Review Committee
  • Member, Nominating Committee



Joan Ragsdale, Board Director

(2018 – Current), CUDA Level A

"It is SASCU's commitment to its members and communities that stands out for me. I am proud to be part of an organization that is clearly recognized as one of the best in the province."

    


  • Chair, Community Relations and Sponsorships Committee
  • Member, Audit and Operational Risk Committee
  • Member, Governance and Conduct Review Committee



John Schlosar, Board Director

(2000 – 2009; 2012 - Current), ACCUD

"I am thrilled to be a director for SASCU since 2000 and part of a community cooperative organization that continues to benefit and enhance our communities, members and staff."

    


  • Chair, Credit and Market Risk Committee
  • Member, Community Relations and Sponsorships Committee


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Dave King, Board Chair

(2014 – Current), CUDA Levels A,B,& C

"Being a Board Member is extremely satisfying. I can relate to our achievements as a credit union and it is rewarding from a community service perspective."




  • Chair, CEO and HR Committee


Constance Ladell, Board Vice Chair

(2016 – Current), CUDA Level A

"It is an honour to support such a principled organization by serving on its Board."





  • Chair, Governance and Conduct Review Committee
  • Member, CEO and HR Committee
  • Member, Nominating Committee


David Witt, Board Secretary

(2017 – Current), CUDA Levels A,B,& C

"I hope to play a role in advocating for safe expansion within the digital world while also supporting the needs of those more comfortable with face-to-face transactions."




  • Chair, Nominating Committee
  • Member, CEO and HR Committee
  • Member, Credit and Market Risk Committee



Kelly Bennett, Board Director

(2020 – Current)




  • Member, Audit and Operational Risk Committee
  • Member, Community Relations and Sponsorships Committee
  • Member, Credit and Market Risk Committee


Barry Johnson, Board Director

(2015 – Current), CUDA Levels A,B,& C

   


  • Member, Audit and Operational Risk Committee
  • Member, Credit and Market Risk Committee


Darlene McBain, Board Director

(2019 – Current)

    


  • Member, Community Relations and Sponsorship Committee
  • Member, Governance and Conduct Review Committee
  • Member, Nominating Committee



Frank Popien, Board Director

(2009-2013; 2015 - Current), CUDA Levels A,B,& C

"It is a honour to be a small part of an organization that gives back to the communities we serve it. SASCU works very hard at supporting community groups through grants as well as active volunteerism and I am extremely proud of our Credit Union."

    


  • Chair, Audit and Operational Risk Committee
  • Member, Governance and Conduct Review Committee
  • Member, Nominating Committee



Joan Ragsdale, Board Director

(2018 – Current), CUDA Level A

"It is SASCU's commitment to its members and communities that stands out for me. I am proud to be part of an organization that is clearly recognized as one of the best in the province."


    


  • Chair, Community Relations and Sponsorships Committee
  • Member, Audit and Operational Risk Committee
  • Member, Governance and Conduct Review Committee



John Schlosar, Board Director

(2000 – 2009; 2012 - Current), ACCUD

"I am thrilled to be a director for SASCU since 2000 and part of a community cooperative organization that continues to benefit and enhance our communities, members and staff."


    


  • Chair, Credit and Market Risk Committee
  • Member, Community Relations and Sponsorships Committee

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Election

Discover our nominees and vote on who you want to see shape the future of SASCU.

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Nominations 

Be part of SASCU's future. Our Board of Directors are elected by you and all members.

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News & Events

See what events we’re planning and what we’re doing that’s making news in the Shuswap.

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Election

Discover our nominees and vote on who you want to see shape the future of SASCU.

LEARN MORE

Nominations 

Be part of SASCU's future. Our Board of Directors are elected by you and all members.

LEARN MORE

News & Events

See what events we’re planning and what we’re doing that’s making news in the Shuswap.

LEARN MORE

Community Support Program

Looking for funding? We support local non-profit projects and events. See if your initiative qualifies.

​Community Support Program

Looking for funding? We support local non-profit projects and events. See if your initiative qualifies.