Board and Elections

Board Selection

Bayview Credit Union is a democratic financial institution that operates with the best interests of our owners, community and environment in mind. You could play an integral role in shaping the future direction of this progressive, dynamic, and caring organization.

Voting Procedure Policy 2021

Bayview By-Laws July 2021 

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Who is Eligible to become a Director?


4.8 Any person who has been a member of the Credit Union under Article 2.1 for at least one year before standing for election to the Board of Directors.

4.9 The following persons are disqualified from being a director of the Credit Union:
  1. anyone who is less than eighteen years of age;
  2. anyone who is not an individual;
  3. anyone who is not a member of the Credit Union;
  4. a person who has the status of a bankrupt;
  5. an employee of the Credit Union, the Atlantiv Central, the Corporation or the Commission;
  6. an auditor of the Credit Union or a member of the firm of accountants of which the auditor is a member;
  7. a solicitor of the Credit Union;
  8. a person employed in the Civil Service whose official duties are concerned with the affairs of Credit Unions;
  9. without the written approval of the other Directors, a person, or spouse of a person, who has a loan with the Credit Union that is more than three months in arrears;
  10. a person, or spouse of a person, who has a loan with the Credit Union that is more than six months in arrears;
  11. a person who is a member of the immediate family of an employee. Immediate family shall mean: children, parents, grandparents, grandchildren, siblings and spouses and partners.
  12. a former employee or a person who is a member of the immediate family of a former employee who was employed by the Credit Union in the three years preceding an Annual General or Special Meeting.
  13. any member, who after completing one three year term on the Credit Union Board, has not successfully completed Level A and B of the CUDA/CUSource Board of Director training or its successor education program unless the director applies to the Board, in writing requesting an extension of time within which to complete the said courses. The request must be received by the Board at least forty-five (45) days prior to an upcoming Annual General Meeting. The total of all requests for extensions shall not exceed three (3) years.
  14. a person who is an employee or board member of a bank, a mortgage broker, a mortgage company (excluding LSM) or a credit union which does business in Bayview Credit Union’s trade area.
  15. a person who is not a resident of New Brunswick.

4.10 Subject to Sections 4.8 and 4.9, a director is eligible for re-election but is not in any case eligible to serve as a director for more than nine consecutive years.

Are you Eligible to Vote?

Who may vote? Every owner who is 18 years of age and in good standing* is entitled to one vote.

*Share balance of not less than $5.00, the first name on the account or have full owner status as of the date of the Annual General Meeting. The Credit Union Act does not allow owners to vote more than once per question or to vote by proxy. If a corporation or association is an owner of Bayview, the Credit Union shall recognize a natural person authorized to represent the corporation or association by a resolution of the directors of governing body of the corporation or association