MISSION AND VALUES
The primary goal of the TransCanada Credit Union is to continue to provide basic financial services, at competitive rates and reasonable cost, to the extended TC Energy community, with a personal touch.
Our Mission: To be our members' preferred and competitive alternative for select banking services.
Our Values: Personal service
Return for members through profit sharing
No service fees
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors represents the members of TransCanada Credit Union.
They are responsible for providing direction and ensuring that all significant issues affecting the Credit Union are given careful consideration.
They have ultimate accountability for the governance of the Credit Union, pursuant to governing legislation and by-laws. The Board sets policies and governs activities according to the Credit Union Act and TransCanada Credit Union Bylaws.
The Board is responsible for formulating policy and ensure our Credit Union is effectively staffed and managed. The diverse background of the Board provides a strategic direction that is aligned with your best interests.
TransCanada Credit Union's Board of Directors currently consists of nine members, elected by the membership.
Your TransCanada Credit Union Board of Directors:
Claudiu Nandrea - President
Claudiu has been a Financial Analyst with TC Energy for the past five years. He has worked in Canadian Natural Gas Pipelines on the Rates and Services — East team dealing with all things tolling related for the Mainline. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Finance as well as a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Economics, both from the University of Regina. He moved to Calgary five years ago, and loved it so much that he never looked back! In his spare time he enjoy cycling, tennis, and any sport that will keep him moving, he also spends most of his winter weekends on the ski slopes.
Andrew Pittet - Vice President
Andrew works as a Market Intelligence Analyst in Supply Chain. He has been at TC Energy for 8 years and a member of the Credit Union since 2014. Previously, he worked at Canadian Pacific Railway and served as an army officer. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration, both from the Royal Military College of Canada.
Jacquelyn Chong - Secretary
Jacquelyn is a former TransCanada Credit Union Board President and has been an employee with TC Energy for over 20 years. She currently works in the Capital Markets area as Project Manager in the Integration Management Office and has held many positions across the organization including Accounting, Treasury, Finance and Power and Storage Commercial. Previous Board positions include: Director – Calgary Family Connections Society (now Families Matter); Director – Treasury Management Association of Canada (AFP Canada) – Calgary Chapter and Director and Treasurer – South Calgary Colts Football Association.
Al has been an active member of the TransCanada Credit Union board since 2016, holding positions on the Credit Committee and the Audit and Finance Committee. During his tenure on the board, Al has played a key role in driving the Credit Union's success and ensuring that it remains relevant in a rapidly changing financial landscape. Al brings a strong set of leadership abilities to his role, informed by his experience in industry and in various community boards. He is committed to the goals of the Credit Union, which include providing top-notch personal service to members, offering very competitive rates, and ensuring that there are zero service fees.
Al is dedicated to ensuring that the organization remains strong and continues to provide value to its members. He is committed to driving growth, innovation, and excellence across all areas of the Credit Union, and is excited about the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.
Riz has been with TC Energy for over five years. He has held progressively increasing roles in the International Treasury group. Currently, he is the Manager, Mexico Internal Finance, overseeing the treasury and finance requirements for Mexico and other International Finance groups. Riz also, has eight years of extensive experience at a Schedule 1 Bank in Corporate Treasury where he helped manage mortgage backed debt securities for market and private sales in excesses of CAD $2 Billion, and was a voting member of the deposit pricing committee which determined Guarantee Investment Certificate rates offered to customers via the broker network. He joined the credit union Board in March 2019.
Professionally Jennifer an electrical engineer and currently manage a team within TCE. The bulk of her career has been within power development where she navigated through provincial & federal regulations, supported technical bids/valuations and led negotiations on commercial contracts (valued at over $500M).
Outside of this she has volunteered for one of Calgary’s largest condominiums for 10 years, serving in several board roles & as president for the last five. She had a great board to work with as they navigated through a $16M capital project and revitalized the condominium’s operations and finances. She also volunteers with the City of Calgary and enjoy contributing to organizations that build community & give back.
Arnoldo Soto, P. Eng.
Born in Venezuela, where he studied Engineering, graduating as a Mechanical Engineer, Arnoldo immigrated to Canada in 2006, working for both EPC’s and Canadian oil & gas operators before joining TC Energy in February 2009. For TC Energy he has had the opportunity to work in different roles, supporting major Mega-projects (both gas and liquids), supporting operations and maintenance of different assets on the pipeline, pumping stations and tank terminals. He also supported the power BU, as a reliability engineer assigned to a wide variety of facilities (gas compression/dew-dewpoint control/gas storage, etc.). Arnoldo started volunteering for a variety of Calgary NGO’s, helping other immigrants to adapt to the Canadian working environment, actively participating as a mentor for CRIEC (Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council), ISC (immigrant Services Calgary), and Bow Valley College. He is a firm believer in giving back to Canadian society, helping better the province and the city where he lives, Calgary.
Peter is a lawyer by training that has been at TransCanada/TC Energy for almost 15 years in a variety of roles, and is currently the Director, Stakeholder & Supply Chain Management Law. In addition to his time at TC Energy, Peter has held leadership roles in several organizations over the course of his career and has served on a number of community/charitable and corporate boards. Peter is a longtime customer of the credit union and strongly believes in its mission – and is keen to play a larger role through the Board to achieve that mission.
Dushyant works as a Pipeline Integrity and Risk Engineer in the Innovation and Decision Optimization Team. He has been at TC Energy for 8 years and a member of the Credit Union since 2015. Dushyant holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and is pursuing Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering, both from the University of Calgary.