Heidi Schofer elected as Board President for Cornerstone Credit Union
The inaugural Board of Cornerstone Credit Union met to elect a Board President for the new credit union. Heidi Schofer of Melville was elected as Board President for the new organization effective January 1, 2021 through to the 2022 Annual General Meeting.
Heidi Schofer has been involved in the credit union system as a Director at Horizon Credit Union since 2004. The last four years, she has served as Board President of Horizon Credit Union. She has also volunteered and worked on various boards at the local and provincial levels since 1995. Heidi obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Saskatchewan and her Bachelor of Education from the University of Regina. Her employment is currently substitute teaching for school divisions in the Melville area and she is also involved in the family farm west of Melville.
“I am both honored and excited to lead our Board and to work with our Management team in achieving success for our new credit union,” states Schofer. “Our vision is to create a more sustainable credit union that will drive benefits for our members, employees and communities. Over time, members will benefit through greater access and convenience, better advice, products and services along with improved technology.”
The merger between Cornerstone, Horizon and Plainsview Credit Unions takes effect on January 1, 2021. The new credit union will become the 4th largest in Saskatchewan with approximately $1.72 billion in assets, serving over 35,000 members in 23 communities throughout Saskatchewan and will employ approximately 285 people.
For more information related to this press release:
Heidi Schofer – ph: 306.728.2252
Doug Jones, CEO, Cornerstone Credit Union – ph: 306.786.2222