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Coast Capital welcomes one new and one returning director to its board

Surrey, BC – May 10, 2023 –Coast Capital members have re-elected incumbent director, Valerie Lambert and elected new candidate, Lois Nahirney to its board of directors for three-year terms.

The results, announced at the credit union’s Annual General Meeting on April 27, 2023, were based on the results from a total of 7,730 member votes.

“Thank you to the members who expressed interest in contributing to the success of the credit union and considered running as director candidates for our board this year,” says governance & nominations committee chair, Chris Trumpy.

“I would also like to recognize Leanna Falkiner who has concluded her tenure on the board. Thank you, for your commitment to the board over the past three years, Leanna. We wish you all the best.”

In addition to the election of Coast Capital’s directors, members voted in favour of the resolution to appoint KPMG LLP as Coast Capital’s Auditor for 2023.

“Thank you to each member who took the time to vote. And congratulations to our newly elected director Lois and our returning director Valerie. I look forward to working with both of you in the coming years, guided by Coast Capital’s purpose to build better futures together,” says board chair Bob Armstrong.



At Coast Capital, we’re not dreaming about a better future, we’re building one. We’re a member-owned financial cooperative with an 80-year legacy of unlocking financial opportunities that positively impact people and communities. We believe that every Canadian deserves a financial partner who actually cares how things turn out. 

Driven by our social purpose, we look at everything we do through the lens of how we can help our 600,000 members, our employees, and our communities. A proud Certified B Corporation®, we’re part of a global movement building a more inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economic system. We’re deeply committed to making our financial cooperative a great place to work, as demonstrated by some of our accolades, and have significantly invested in our communities over the past two decades.  

Coast Capital is a platinum member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures, and a BC Top Employer. To learn more, visit us online at  

Media Contact

Cristina Melo
Account Manager, Citizen Relations (on behalf of Coast Capital)