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Dear Member,

Pursuant to the rules of the St. Raphael’s Garda Credit Union Limited (“the Credit Union”), the Credit Union is commencing the process of selecting suitable candidates for nomination to the Board of Directors and to the Board Oversight Committee at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), which will take place in December 2017.  All serving Directors and Oversight Committee members are required by law to be re-elected by rotation every three years. In addition to the Directors and Oversight Committee members seeking re-election at this year’s AGM, all members of the credit union over 18yrs are entitled to apply. Candidates elected at the AGM will be elected for a period of up to three years.

The role of Directors and Board Oversight Committee members are as set out in the Credit Union Act 1997 (as amended).  Under regulatory requirements, as set out by the Central Bank, all candidates must meet minimum fitness and probity standards.  These standards apply to all Directors and Board Oversight Committee Members.  They can be accessed by clicking here

https://www.centralbank.ie/regulation/processes/fandp/creditunions/Pages/default.aspx

Members applying for any of these positions should be aware that they are voluntary and unpaid.

If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please express your interest by return email to [email protected], quoting your membership number by close of business on Friday 29th September, 2017.  A detailed Nominations Pack will be sent to all interested parties for completion.

The closing date for the receipt of all fully completed Nomination Packs is Friday 13th October, 2017.