Board of Directors

Board of Directors

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Lise de Moissac, Chair

B. Mgmt., CPA, CA, ICD.D
Bank and Trust Board Director
Board member since 2014
Saskatoon, SK

Lise is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Affinity Credit Union. Her diverse experience drove her to the CFO role in 2006. She's helped Affinity's balance sheet grow from $800 million to $6 billion through many credit union mergers and arrangements. In 2014, Lise was one of Saskatchewan’s Top 10 Women of Influence, and she's been on our Board ever since. Lise also generously serves the Board of the Saskatchewan Blue Cross, and Apex I and II, and was previously the Chair of the St. Paul’s Hospital Board.
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David Losier, Vice Chair

CPA, CGA, ICD.D
Bank Board Director
Board member since 2017
Caraquet, NB

Before David became an independent consultant, he served as the Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer for UNI financial Cooperation from 2009–2017. In 2016, David led the transition to the first federally regulated credit union under the Bank Act. He's full of strategic recommendations and advice for organizational operations and growth. David has served on numerous boards over the past 20 years and he is the Vice-Chair of Vestcor Inc. He understands the responsibility of overseeing financial management and has vast experience evaluating the impacts of regulatory changes.
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Don Coulter

BSc, MSc, CPA, CA, ICD.D
President and Chief Executive Officer | Bank and Trust Board Director
Board member since 2018
Bold. Visionary. An engaging and positive person with a global mindset. Don demonstrates leadership through simplicity and service. He’s always looking ahead and engaging others. He rallies the team around purpose-based, innovative initiatives. He listens as well as he leads, and we like that.
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Eric Dillon, Chair, MBA, CSC, ICD.D

MBA, CSC, ICD.D
Chair of the Governance Committee | Bank and Trust Board Director
Board member since 2018
Regina, SK

Eric's a leader within the co-operative finance movement in Canada. He’s worked extensively to shape the credit union business model. Eric is a serial innovator, lifelong learner, and active mentor to many within the business community. He holds graduate degrees in finance, coupled with industry education in governance, risk management and innovation. Eric has been recognized nationally and internationally for his work in social media, innovation and leadership. He has served on numerous boards throughout his career, and sits on the Board of Directors for Economic Development Regina and the Saskatchewan Roughriders Football Club.
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Glen Dyrda, Chair, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D

FCPA, FCA, ICD.D
Chair of the Audit and Conduct Review Committee | Bank and Trust Board Director
Board member since 2017
Petersburg, ON

Glen is a Chartered Professional Accountant and retired senior Audit Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) with 37 years’ experience serving co-operative, public and private company clients and interacting with Boards, committees, and C-suite executives. He is the past Chair of the Partnership Board for PwC Canada and was the Managing Partner for the Southwest Ontario and Winnipeg offices. He has also served on the Boards of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre and the Associates of the Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba.

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Cheryl Fraser

BSC, MES, ICD.D
Bank Board Director
Board member since 2019
Ottawa, ON

Cheryl has more than 35 years’ executive leadership experience in large national organizations in the public and private sectors. She is Chief Talent Officer and Vice President of Communications at Crombie REIT. She oversees the human resources portfolio, as well as internal and external communications and marketing. Cheryl is the Vice-Chair for the Board of the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, and serves as a Director on the Boards of Dalhousie University and the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Cheryl previously served as the Chair of the Board for the Pictou County YMCA and the John Howard Society of NS, and as a director for the Board of Aberdeen Health Foundation. She has also received the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for her commitment to public service.
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Anne Gillespie

CPA, CA, ICD.D
Bank Board Director
Board member since 2014
Calgary, AB

Anne has more than 15 years’ experience in the credit union system, and is Chief Financial and Governance Officer and Corporate Secretary at Alberta Central and its Credit Union Payments joint ventures. She serves as a member of Alberta Central’s Asset Liability Management Committee, Management Credit Committee, Management Risk Committee, Compensation Committee and Group Clearing Joint Venture Liquidity Sub-Committee. Anne is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds the Institute of Corporate Directors designation. Anne previously served on the Board for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta.
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Michael Leonard

ICD.D
Bank Board Director
Board member since 2017
Dartmouth, NS

Michael is President and CEO of Atlantic Central. He's an experienced executive in the credit union system, who reports to the Board of Directors for Atlantic Central and League Savings and Mortgage Company. Michael takes responsibility for government and regulator relations as well as legislative, regulatory and policy compliance. He brings extensive experience with CUMIS Insurance, Credit Union Atlantic and Credit Union Central of Nova Scotia. In addition to sitting on our Board of Directors, Michael also sits on the board for Credit Union Central of Canada, and previously served on the Boards of the Canadian Credit Union Association, League Data, and Connecting People for Health Cooperative.

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Carol Poulsen

ICD.D
Bank Board Director
Board member since 2019
Burlington, ON

Carol is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at the Co-operators Group Ltd and has 25 years’ experience in the banking, insurance and information technology industries. She serves on the Board’s of Addenda Capital and the University of Guelph. Previously she served on the Boards of Cancer Care Ontario, Allianz Global Assistance, Echelon Insurance, HB Group Insurance Management, and COSECO Insurance Company. In 2018, Carol was awarded the Gartner/Evanta Global CIO Top 5 Breakaway Leaders Award.

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Cary Ransome

MBA, PFP, ICD.D
Bank Board Director
Board member since 2021
Saskatoon, SK

Cary is the Chief Retail and Operating Officer at Innovation Credit Union and he's working toward receiving his MIT Emeritus – Digital Transformation Diploma. Cary has held executive and senior management positions at Conexus Credit Union, Servus Credit Union, and TD Bank Financial Group. He’s also served on numerous boards including Apex Investments GP Inc, Thrive Wealth Management Corp. and Conexus Insurance. Throughout his career, Cary has obtained significant experience in strategy development, change management, innovation, succession and talent management, wealth planning and more.
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Tim Smart, Chair, CPA, CA, ICD.D, MBA

CPA, CA, ICD.D, MBA
Chair of the Risk Committee | Bank and Trust Board Director
Board member since 2016
Pickering, ON

Tim brings more than 25 years’ cross-industry experience to the Concentra Board. He holds an MBA from McMaster University and is working as an independent consultant. Previously, as Chief Financial Officer of Meridian, he was responsible for overseeing the financial strength of that credit union, including risk mitigation, financial performance, strategy and building strong relationships with Meridian’s key financial partners. Prior to joining Meridian, Tim worked as the Chief Financial Officer for several financial services and technology-related companies, including OANDA Corporation, Audatex Canada, Q9 Networks Inc. and First Asset Management Inc. Tim has also served on the Boards for Meridian OneCap Credit Corporation, Horizons for Youth, and Durham Children’s Aid Society.
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Shelley Williams, Chair, CPA, CA, ICD.D

CPA, CA, ICD.D
Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee | Bank and Trust Board Director
Board member since 2017
Langley, BC

Shelley has significant governance experience in both private and public-sector organizations. She serves on the Boards of BC Life and Casualty Company (Pacific Blue Cross) and Sources Community Resources Foundation. Previously she served as Chair of Douglas College, Vice Chair at HFN LNG Development Corporation, and as an Independent Commissioner at the BC Securities Commission. Shelley's held senior financial positions at several multi-national companies, including Vice President and Corporate Treasurer at Finning International and Corporate Treasurer at Fletcher Challenge Canada.
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Teresa Lee

LL.B, TEP, MTI
Trust Board Director
Board member since 2015
Toronto, ON

Teresa is a Director on the Wyth Trust Board. She was appointed for her expertise in Trusts and estates. Teresa manages a legal practice in Ontario with a focus on estate planning and estate administration. Prior to opening her own practice, Teresa worked in various senior leadership positions at CIBC, providing advisory support on estate and Trust matters.