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Posted: May 27, 2022

EKC welcomes a new board executive

The year 2022 marks the 72nd Anniversary of East Kootenay Community Credit Union (EKC).

EKC’s annual general meeting was held on April 27, and welcomed a new Board Executive to the table.

Lynnette Wray of Cranbrook now holds the Chair position, with Barb Nunes of Sparwood joining her as the Board’s new Vice Chair. Stephen Fairbairn of Elkford was re-elected as the Board Secretary.

A new director has also been named to the board. Denine Milner has been appointed to her first term and comes with a diverse background in governance, policy and contract negotiations.

A special thanks to outgoing Chair Jean-Ann Debreceni for her 25 years serving on the board to date as she steps into her role as Director for the EKC Board.

Current Board:

Lynnette Wray – Chair (Cranbrook);

Barb Nunes – Vice Chair (Sparwood);

Stephen Fairbairn – Board Secretary (Elkford);

Jean-Ann Debreceni – Director (Cranbrook);

Diane Byford – Director (Cranbrook);

Jose Galdamez – Director (Cranbrook);

Russ Pask – Director (Fernie);

George Freitag – Director (Cranbrook;

Denine Milner – Director (Cranbrook).

The EKC Board continues to focus on strategic priorities, including retention and recruitment.

“We have an excellent team at EKC, including staff, management, and Board members, and we strive to make a positive difference in the lives of our employees and promote diversity, equity and inclusion.

We love to support our communities by providing excellent financial services as well as through our community giving. We appreciate each of our members, and if you’re not a member yet, we would encourage you to come to talk to us about the benefits of joining our credit union,” stated Wray.

Jody Burk, CEO of EKC said, “We invest our hearts and minds to power our member’s financial goals and dreams. We are continually looking to increase our workforce with many opportunities available currently. We encourage anyone interested to please visit our website at EKCCU.COM or our Facebook.”

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