Meet the candidates - UNI Financial cooperation
2024 Board of Directors Election

Meet the candidates

The following candidates have submitted their names for vacant positions on the Board of Directors of Caisse populaire acadienne ltée:

NORTHEAST AREA: ONE (1) POSITION TO BE FILLED

Graduate in business administration, I have worked primarily in business development, notably as Vice-President Strategy, Communications and Membership at UNI. My passion for strategic development has led me to hold management positions in private organizations, teach at the post-secondary level and work directly in the field as a consultant. My communication skills enabled me to steer the transformation of the caisses populaires between 2006 and 2015.

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I have been a UNI board member since 2018 and am perfecting my governance skills through specialized training. I have been a human resources director at ECO Technologies since 2021. I worked for 15 years at the Fédération des caisses populaires acadiennes. I hold a Master's in Business Administration from Université de Moncton and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance, from the University of Ottawa. Dynamic and dedicated woman, I am actively involved in my community.

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I am an economic development professional with more than 20 years of experience in business coaching. I am very involved in my community, and my social commitments go beyond my professional field. I support causes that have a community focus. Outside of work, I find balance by devoting time to my family, exploring my passion for motorcycling and getting involved in various carpentry projects.

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I am President of DOL Consulting Inc. I have been a long-time member of UNI’s Executive Committee, including Chief Financial Officer. I have a long track record in governance, being the current Chairman of the board of Vestcor Inc., member of the Board of Management of the Canada Revenue Agency, as well as former Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of Concentra Bank, a federally chartered bank. I have served on several other nationwide boards and committees.

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My goal in joining the board is to contribute to the success of our finest Acadian institution. I won the Governor General's Medal at Polyvalente Louis-Mailloux in Caraquet and completed a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering at UNB, earning a place on the dean's list (3.4/4). I am eager to contribute my engineering knowledge and 25 years of legal experience. I humbly realize that there will be much to learn in order to contribute to the board, but my commitment is long term.

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NORTHWEST AREA: ONE (1) POSITION TO BE FILLED

An entrepreneur from an early age, I have held a variety of management positions. For several years now, I have been offering my expertise as a consultant in business start-ups and restructuring, including data analysis, streamlining operations and sustainable strategic planning. I never hesitate to take any relevant training to develop my skills. I have also chaired various boards of directors, including that of my Caisse. In my spare time, I read, walk, craft and spend time with my family.

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A Chartered Professional Accountant with a Master's degree in Administration, I am a professor of accounting and head of the business administration department at the Université de Moncton, Edmundston campus. Highly involved in the community and with UNI for many years, the future and success of our cooperative are very close to my heart. I am committed to putting my expertise to good use, and to devoting the necessary energy to making UNI members proud of their financial institution.

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SOUTHEAST AREA: TWO (2) POSITIONS TO BE FILLED

I have spent most of my career in the business world, in various legal positions with large private and public companies, and as a member of boards of directors. A member of the Law Society of New Brunswick, my experience includes corporate law, presiding over administrative tribunals, and corporate management: currently as Chairman of the Investment and Finance Committee of a government institution managing more than 2 billion in assets.

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Marc holds a Master’s degree in Cooperative management and Governance and is a community economic development consultant with the IMPACT worker cooperative. Involved in the Acadian community at various levels and recipient of the Emerging Cooperator Award (CMC) and Young Cooperator of the Year Award (CDR-Acadie), he specializes in cooperation and social enterprises. He has led several organizations as a manager or director for more than 20 years. He looks forward to helping UNI Financial Cooperation improve its cooperative performance.

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I am Mikhial Mansour, a passionate entrepreneur with a portfolio of businesses that includes Casey Realty, Mansour's Menswear, 30 Church Women's Clothing and The Amherst Theatre. My academic background includes a degree in accounting from Saint Mary's University and an MBA from the prestigious Ivey Business School. My passion for business and my strategic sense are key skills that I wish to bring to the board of directors of our Caisse. I excel in ambiguous situations where action is essential.

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295 Saint-Pierre Boulevard West
P.O. Box 5554
Caraquet NB E1W 1B7

506-726-4484 | 1-800-461-1318, option 2

506-726-8209

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