Skip to main content

Dianne MacLean

Board of Directors Candidate 2023

This candidate has been endorsed by the Board of Directors.

I am seeking re-election for a fourth term on the Board of Directors of FirstOntario Credit Union. My husband and I have been loyal members of FirstOntario for over 40 years in the Hamilton/Stoney Creek area. I strongly believe in the credit union, its values, commitment to the employees and the commitment to the people in the communities in which we serve. I look forward to working with the Board of Directors and the Management team to serve the members of FirstOntario and continue to contribute to the ongoing success of the credit union.

What can you specifically contribute to the Board?

My 30 years’ experience in credit union management and my 13 years of Board experience. I have sat on several committees and chaired FirstOntario’s Audit & Risk, Governance and Elections Committees.

Educational/Professional Designations
  • Acquired my Mutual Fund Licence (IFIC)
  • Completed the Fellowship of the Credit Union Institute (FCCUI) - Mohawk College and McMaster University
  • Graduate of the Credit Union Director Achievement Program (CUDA)
  • Accredited Canadian Credit Union Director (ACCUD) - Dalhousie University
Work Experience
  • I was employed in credit union Management at Prime Savings Credit Union for 30 years before retiring in 2007.
  • Prior to my employment with Prime Savings Credit Union, I worked part-time at CIBC, Income Trust, and Canada Permanent Trust.
Board and/or Committee Experience
  • Two years as a Director at Prime Savings Credit Union.
  • 11 years as a Director of FirstOntario Credit Union.
  • I have served on the following FirstOntario Board committees - Governance, Audit & Risk, Elections and Strategic Oversight.
  • I have chaired the following Board committees - Governance, Audit & Risk, and Elections.
View All Candidates

Ready to get started?

It only takes a few minutes to enjoy great interest rates, no monthly fees and start Saven for your future!