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Brenda O'Connor


Brenda O’Connor is the Vice President of Governance and Strategy at the Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA).  As a member of CCUA’s Executive Team, Brenda is responsible for all legal, compliance, governance and strategy matters.

A member of the Ontario bar, graduate of the University of Ottawa Law School and Carleton University, Brenda brings over 30 years of experience in financial services regulation, compliance and legislative policy to her role as a strategic legal advisor and advocate for Canada’s credit unions.

Brenda has served on the Board of Directors of Interac Corp.  She has completed the Queen’s Strategy Program and the Rotman ICD Directors Education Program.  Earlier in her career, Brenda spent some time in private practice and held senior legal positions at CIBC and ING Canada.

Brenda was elected to the Board of Governors for a three-year term commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2022. Brenda has renewed her term for an additional three years, which is now set to end on June 30, 2025.


  • Executive
  • Governance, Chair
  • Board Representative on Senate

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