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May 4-5, 2014 - Charlottetown, PE

Designed exclusively for young and emerging credit union leaders, the CU NEXTGEN™ Leadership Intensive will be a unique and exciting professional development experience. Participants will be challenged to stretch their leadership skills and grow their change management capacity through two days of high-energy workshops, thought-provoking discussion forums and boundary-breaking interactions with peers from
across the country. Hosted by the National Young Leaders Committee, participants will be engaged and supported throughout the week to ensure they get the most out of their conference experience. 

The 2014 Intensive will be presented in conjunction with the 2014 Credit Union Conference for Credit Union Leaders. 

Click here for more information or to register.

Please visit our event page to view our 2013 event wrap-up video.

I <3 My CU T-shirt Contest Winner Announced!

We would like to say thank you to everyone who submitted their fantastic designs in this year's contest. It was difficult to choose from the 27 amazing entries that we received.

We are very excited to announce Kelsie Valliere from Macklin Credit Union as our winner!

Kelsie will recieve travel, accommodation and registration for the 2014 CU NextGen and CUCC Leadership conference courtesy of the National Young Leaders Committee. She will also see her new logo debut on t-shirts worn by credit unioner’s at the conferenceall over Canada (and the world)!
Shirts will be provided to all CU NextGen participants and for purchase/bulk order by all credit unions and system partners starting at the Leadership conference.  To have t-shirts in time for Co-op Week, orders must be placed no later than August 31, 2014.

We look forward to seeing you all at the CU NEXTGEN™ this May in Charlottetown, PE (see above for more information).

Congratulations to Kelsie Valliere!

NYLC Alumni Coast to Coast

The NYLC stems from a long history of young leaders that have made a difference in the Canadian credit union system. 

We wish to celebrate our alumni by showcasing their learning through their journey from joining the NYLC to where they are at today. 

Please ensure to check out each profile to learn more about Canadian credit union leaders that have brought the NYLC to where we are today and who have set the foundation on where we are going tomorrow.



National Young Leaders Committee

The objectives of the National Young Leaders Committee (NLC) are: 

  • To focus on developing future leaders, meeting future talent and leadership needs of the credit union system and on realizing the vision of the credit union system becoming the number one employer for young leaders in the financial services sector in Canada.
  • Expose young and emerging leaders to broader system wide issues to increase awareness, understanding and engagement.
  • Provide a voice for young and emerging leaders on credit union issues.
  • Expand professional development, experiential learning, and networking opportunities to all young and emerging members.
  • Help the credit union system realize the benefits of developing highly skilled young and emerging leaders.


You can connect with the NYLC through:

Email: nylc@cucentral.com
Twitter: @NationalYoung


Committee Members
Kris Babbings Affinity Credit Union
Jodi Chambers Alberta Central
Duane Nicol Assiniboine Credit Union
Cheryl McCormack Bayview Credit Union
Ericka Hewitt (CHAIR) Coastal Community C.U.
Shawn Good Conexus Credit Union
Lori Walsh Cornerstone Credit Union
Jeff Knutson Envision Financial
Kirsty Reid First Credit Union
Brian Bevilacqua First West Credit Union
Purdeep Sangha FirstOntario Credit Union
Jenn Vandehaar Healthcare and Municipal Employees' Credit Union
Adam Monteith Kootenay Savings C.U
Benjamin Janzen Mennonite Savings and Credit Union
Blake Reynolds OMISTA Credit Union
Rich Harries Access Credit Union
Devin Selte Servus Credit Union
Steve Till-Rogers Servus Credit Union Ltd.
Lisa Castle Synergy Credit Union
Trevor Beaton Synergy Credit Union
Erin Robinson

Vancity Savings Credit Union