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Leo Racette

Board Chair

Leo Racette has been a director in the Credit Union system since 2004, when he was first elected as a director to the board of Northridge Credit Union. After the merger with Sudbury Credit Union, Leo continued as director, serving on numerous committees as both a director and chair. He served 5 years as chair, and is currently past Chair of Sudbury Credit Union. Leo sat on the Audit Committee (chaired), Credit Review Committee, Governance Committee, Executive Committee and others.

Leo brings with him a business and technical background. He owned and operated a successful small business, serving the IT needs of small to medium business as well as individuals with learning and visual disabilities for over 17 years. He is now employed as an IT technician for a school board in Sudbury. Leo is a firm believer in the credit union system and our seven guiding principles. He has been a member of the credit union system since the early 1980’s.

Leo has an Honours B.A in Economics, and holds other IT certifications, such as ITIL 3, and 4. He participated in a number of events in the francophone community in Sudbury and helped recruit over 200 volunteers for one of these events.   

He joined the Directors’ Forum Executive in 2019 and became the Board Chair of the Directors’ Forum Co-operative in November 2021.

Contact Leo Racette at [email protected]