The Alan Marentette Manager of the Year Award

Co-Sponsored by: CUMA

2015 Winner

Janet Grantham
CEO of Mainstreet Credit Union

Past Winners

What is The Alan Marentette Manager of the Year Award?

The late Alan Marentette was a leader in the credit union system for over four decades. Among his many contributions and accomplishments, Alan was one of the original founders of CUMA, which was established over 25 years ago. Alan exemplified the high standards of leadership and service that this award was developed to recognize. The Credit Union Managers’ Association (CUMA) are pleased to sponsor the ‘Alan Marentette Manager of the year Award’. The award is designed to recognize those managers who exemplify a high standard of leadership and service to credit unions, their owners and communities.

The recipient of this prestigious award will receive:

  • A $2,000 donation made on their behalf to the Ontario Credit Union Charitable Foundation
  • An individual award of recognition to proudly display in their office
  • A letter of recognition for their achievement
  • A feature on the CUMA web site

Who should be nominated?

The ideal candidate for The Alan Marentette Manager of the year Award demonstrates high standards of leadership within their credit union, the credit union system, and their community. Keeping in mind CUMA’s mission statement, the successful candidate will be selected based on the contributions of the individual to serve those around them. If you know someone that you feel deserves recognition for their contributions, we invite you to submit their name for nomination. Candidate must be working in a management position in an Ontario credit union. Anyone previously nominated, who has not won the award, is again eligible.

Nomination Process:

  1. Identify a Manager you feel is deserving of this prestigious award. All active members of CUMA in good standing as defined by the CUMA general by-law ( are eligible for this award.

  2. Nominations must include the following information, as well as any additional information you feel is warranted as subsequent appendices
    • nominee (name, position, and Credit Union)
    • Contact information of nominators (2 nominators required)
    • Career biography
    • Performance record while managing the credit union
    • Community activity and achievement (outside of the credit union)
    • Internal staff testimonials (ranging from front line staff, supervisor level, management and board)
    • System activities and achievements (within the credit union system)

  3. Submit this completed nomination by September 1st, 2019 directly to Diane Kocet., as one of three CUMA Directors that comprise the Alan Marentette Manager of the Year selection committee. 

    Nomination submissions:

    Ms. Diane Kocet
    The Energy Credit Union Ltd.
    615 Davis Drive - Corporate Office
    Newmarket ON L3Y 2R2

    Tel: 416.238.5606
    Fax: 647.689.3067
    Email Address

    Nominations will be acknowledge upon receipt.  If you have not received an acknowledgement within five working days of submission, please contact us above.

  4. The successful nominee will be presented with their award by CUMA and Level Five Strategic Partners at the annual fall CUMA conference and awards banquet.

On-Line Nomination:
Simply fill out our on-line nomination form.

Download and Fax Nomination:
PDF File

We thank you in advance, for your submissions.

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