MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (12/3/15)--Another name has been submitted for CUNA board elections, with Friday as the last day for nominations to be made.
Debie Keesee, CEO of Spokane (Wash.) Media FCU, was nominated for the District 6, Class A open position. District 6 covers Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, American Samoa, Guam, Johnston Atoll, Midway Atoll, Northern Mariana Islands, Palmyra Atoll and Wake Atoll. Class A represents credit unions having less than 30,000 natural-person members.
The deadline for nominations and seconds is Friday. For any contested elections, voting begins Dec. 9 and closes Jan. 15. Nomination information can be found on CUNA’s website.
The full list of positions up for election this year and current nominees are:
District 1--Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands:
District 2--Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia:
District 3--Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee:
District 4--Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin:
District 5--Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Wyoming:
District 6--Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, American Samoa, Guam, Johnston Atoll, Midway Atoll, Northern Mariana Islands, Palmyra Atoll and Wake Atoll:
No more than two of the voting CUNA directors shall be from the same state, according to CUNA’s bylaws. There are currently two CUNA directors serving from California; therefore, nominations for District 6, Class A and District 6, Class D cannot be accepted from individuals from California.
Those elected will take office upon the adjournment of CUNA's Annual General Meeting in Washington, D.C., Feb. 22, during the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference.