CUNA has received three additional board nominations for the 2018 CUNA Board elections.
The nominees are:
District 1, Class B, Gary E. Furtado, president/CEO, Navigant CU, Smithfield, RI;
District 5, Class A, Maria J. Martinez, president/CEO, Border FCU, Del Rio, Texas; and
District 5, Class A, Johnny O’Hare, president/CEO, Cherokee Strip CU, Ponca City, OK.
Previous nominations include:
Nominations are being accepted through December 8. In contested elections, voting will begin Dec. 14 and close Jan. 25.
Two Class C and two Class D positions are up for election. Elections for Class C credit unions (credit unions having more than 141,000 natural-person members) and Class D (leagues) will be conducted at-large nationwide, rather than by district.
Each credit union nominee must be an employee or a voting board member of the nominating credit union, with the nomination seconded in writing by at least two other credit unions from the same class and, for Class A and B, district.
Nominees to be elected by leagues must be a league chief executive officer and be nominated in writing by that league, with the nomination seconded in writing by at least one other league.
No more than two of the voting CUNA directors shall be from members located in any one state and no more than one voting CUNA Director shall be from any single credit union.
Two Class A and two Class B positions are up for election as follows:
Directors elected will take office upon the adjournment of CUNA's Annual General Meeting in Washington, D.C., Feb. 26, during the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference. Terms of office are three years.
Nomination information including an election timeline, nomination forms and other information can be obtained by contacting CUNA's Corporate Secretary.