Linda has a good understanding of cooperatives values and the credit union business model, operations and governance based on her background in the Canadian credit union system and cooperative sector.
She has extensive executive experience including over 20 years in the credit union system as a Senior Vice President responsible for Human Resources, marketing, operational consulting and member relations for B.C. and Ontario credit unions. Her governance experience spans credit unions, cooperatives, affiliated organizations as well as non-profits, including holding both board and committee chair positions.
Linda has completed formal governance training through the Institute of Corporate Directors. She has facilitated credit union governance education for B.C. credit unions and developed and facilitated cooperative and credit union governance training programs as an international development volunteer, primarily in Africa.
Linda is a recipient of the B.C. Credit Union Foundation’s Distinguished Service Award and has been a frequent speaker locally, nationally and internationally through the World Council of Credit Unions.
Served on the Board since: 2019