A lifelong Saint John resident, Tom came to Bayview when Harbour City Credit Union amalgamated in 1992. Tom has served as Board Vice-President since March 2007. He is currently employed with the Department of Justice as the Regional Director of Court Services, bringing the experience of a 20 years-plus law career to his work and the Bayview board. Tom has a B.A. from St. Mary’s University (Halifax), a Master’s in Social Work from Dalhousie University (Halifax), and an LL.B. from the University of New Brunswick.
Tom has served as both a board member and the board chairperson for the Rocmaura Nursing Home. He was also the president of the Saint John Law Society for 2 years.
Tom and his wife Cynthia have four children.
Kurt Peacock has been a proud member of Bayview Credit Union since 2004, when the Oak Hall branch gave him his first mortgage. He is currently a member of the Audit Committee, and serves as a New Brunswick representative of the Atlantic Central Body of Credit Unions.
Kurt is currently a city columnist with the New Brunswick Telegraph Journal, and regularly undertakes urban research for institutions as diverse as UNBSJ and Enterprise Saint John. From 2005 to 2007, he served as Research Co-ordinator for Vibrant Communities Saint John. He is a board member of Uptown Saint John, and Housing Alternatives.
Kurt lives with his wife and children in Saint John's West Side.
Liz Chisholm has been a credit union member for most of her life starting with Glace Bay Credit union in Cape Breton. She has been a member of Bayview Credit Union since the early 90’s and has served on the board or a committee since 1993. She has served as board chair, chair of the Scholarship committee, a member of audit and credit committees. After the amalgamation of the Atlantic Central she served on the Role and Relationship Committee and is presently the Atlantic Central appointment to the Risk Management Agency.
She serves on the vestry of her church, the Anglican Parish of the Nerepis and St. John, volunteers for the Relay of Life and Bobby’s House She retired from the Saint John Police Force in 2008 after a 33 year career.
Christine Hoyt has been a Bayview Credit Union member since her family moved to Quispamsis, NB in 2004/05. In 2010 she was elected to the Bayview Credit Union Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting. Christine holds the ICD.D professional Director designation and she has a Masters of Business Administration degree, a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Certificate in Industrial Relations from Queen’s University.
She has worked in several provinces: as a Deputy Minister of Labour and of the Status of Women in Saskatchewan; as a senior executive with the Workers’ Compensation Board in the NWT and Nunavut and with the Canadian Cancer Society in New Brunswick. She has owned and operated businesses and currently is working as a business consultant with Hoyt Consulting.
Christine is also currently on the Board of Directors of the IWK Health Centre (children’s hospital) and New Brunswick branch of the ALS Society of Canada.
Christine lives in Quispamsis with her husband, Kevin and their two university-aged sons.
William (Bill) Marr has been a member of Bayview Credit Union for over 25 years. He is a strong believer in the co-operative movement, and its equitable “one member, one vote” approach to operations and management.
Bill is a self-employed Chartered Accountant and he works with small and medium-sized businesses throughout New Brunswick, including several CO-OP stores.
Over the years Bill has served as a director on several boards, including:
As a volunteer in the community he has been very involved in youth sports, as a coach and a board member for many basketball and baseball teams, and as an active member and chairperson of his church parish council.
Bill lives in West Saint John with his wife Roxanne and their five children.
Charles was born and educated in Saint John attending local schools and UNBSJ during its transition from its many uptown locations to the original 3 building at the Tucker Park campus. Following his graduation with a BBA from UNBF in 1973, he returned to Saint John and accepted a position at NBTel where he remained for the next 36 years holding various management positions including Assistant Treasurer retiring in 2008 as a Risk Manager for Bell Aliant.
In 1973, Charles joined Telephone Workers Credit Union, which was a closed bond credit union at the time, and not long after was approached to run for the board of directors. This is where his education and appreciation for the cooperative values began. Over the next 38 years, Charles has had the opportunity to serve on various financial cooperative boards and committees in varying leadership and executive capacities:
• Locally for 30 years over a number of terms - Telephone Workers Credit Union which changed its name to Prosper Credit Union at its 50th AGM and now Bayview Credit Union
• Regionally - League Savings and Mortgage Company
• Provincially - Credit Union Central of New Brunswick
• Nationally for 12 years - The CUMIS Group, CUMIS Life Insurance Company, CUMIS General Insurance Company and Canadian Northern Shield Insurance Company
Charles is a current director of League Savings & Mortgage Company having just completed his first term and was re-elected at their 2011 AGM for a second term of 3 years. He has served as a member of the Audit, Risk and Conduct Review Committee and is currently a member of the Governance Committee.
He is also a retiring director of Credit Union Central of New Brunswick which will be wound up during 2Q2011 as a result of the combination forming the Atlantic Central. Charles has served New Brunswick credit unions on this board and its committees for an accumulated period of some 26 years over a number of terms.
Charles and his wife Linda live in Rothesay where they raised their son and 3 daughters. They now have 6 grandsons but are still waiting for a princess!
Nadine Shalala was elected to the Bayview Credit Union Board of Directors in March 2012. She immigrated to Canada in 2005 and has been a proud member of the Saint John community since. Born and raised in Germany she is very familiar with the history and concepts of credit unions and admires the work of cooperative pioneers Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch and Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen, who established the first successful credit unions.
Nadine has worked as a Media Specialist for Siemens in Germany and a Project Coordinator for CanLink Global in Saint John, before joining the Canadian Cancer Society, where she currently works as a Senior Manager, Revenue Development. Nadine holds a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Applied Media Science and is working on her Professional Fundraising and Credit Union Director Certification.
Nadine is actively involved with the Saint John Theatre Company and also works as tour guide, sharing her love and passion for the greater Saint John area.
Nadine lives in Millidgeville.
Lois is the Manager of Strategic Projects, Enterprise Saint John. Lois presently serves on the Board of Directors and Credit Committee of Bayview Credit and previously served on the Executive Committee and Marketing Committee.
Lois brings the following experience to the Board:
Lois has experience in working with economic development for almost 22 years which helps with understanding the financial aspects of serving on the Board of Bayview. Lois has extensive experience working as part of a team.
She is also a member of the Economic Developers Association of Canada and is on the Executive for the New Brunswick Enterprise Network which represents 15 Economic Development Agencies throughout the Province. Lois serves on the Provincial Board of the Alzheimer Association as well as a volunteer at Bobby’s Hospice.
On the personal side, she has five children and five grandchildren.
David Young was elected to the Bayview Credit Union Board of Directors at the March 2010 Annual General Meeting. As a director, David will be active in many governance issues, with added responsibility as a member of the Bayview Audit Committee.
David graduated in 1990 from UNB with a BSc. in Forestry. His work related experience includes: Applied Research at the University of New Brunswick (Fredericton, NB); Natural Resource Management Consulting (Vancouver, BC); and currently as the Senior Management Forester at J.D. Irving, Limited. For the past 19 years David’s employment focus has been providing technical, operational, and financial advice to senior woodlands staff, district managers, process owners, other divisional vice presidents, and affiliated JDI organizations.
David’s active memberships include: Registered Professional Foresters of NB, Canada Games Aquatic Center, Triathlon NB, and the Fundy Extreme Triathlon Team.
David and his wife live in Rothesay with their five sons.