Member Notice – Nominations

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Dear Members,

Pursuant to the rules of 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 (4 vacancies) and to the Board Oversight Committee (1 vacancy) at the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) which will take place in April 2021. 

All serving Directors and Oversight Committee members are required by law to be re-elected by rotation every three years. In addition to the serving Directors and Board Oversight Committee members seeking re-election at this year’s AGM, all members of the Credit Union over 18 years are entitled to apply. Candidates elected at the AGM will be elected for a period of up to three years. All current serving Directors and Board Oversight Committee members will be standing for re-election.


The role of Directors and Board Oversight Committee members are 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.


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 nomination.committee@straphaelscu.ie, quoting your membership number by close of business on Friday 19th March 2021. A detailed Nominations Pack will be sent to all interested parties for completion. If you have any queries our Risk & Compliance Team will be available to assist.

The closing date for the receipt of all fully completed Nomination Packs is Friday 2nd April 2021 at 5pm.

Nominations Committee
St. Raphael’s Garda Credit Union Limited
3rd March 2021

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