Nominations are now being accepted for eight open director positions on CUNA’s Board of Directors. The deadline for nominations and seconds is Friday, November 4. In contested elections, voting will begin November 10 and close December 15. Nomination information can be found on CUNA's website.
CUNA has confirmed receipt of the following nominations for the Board elections:
Directors elected will take office upon the adjournment of CUNA's Annual General Meeting (AGM), to be held February 27, 2023, during CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference and will serve through the 2026 AGM.
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.
Two Class A and two Class B positions are up for election as follows:
Two Class C and two Class D positions are also up for election. In Class C, Incumbent Brian Best (FL) will be seeking re-election; Tony Budet (TX) will not be seeking re-election. In Class D, both incumbents – Charles Elliott (MS) and Scott Simpson (UT) – have submitted their nominations for re-election.
Candidates should consider these characteristics, experiences and influences when self-assessing their qualifications for a Board position. Candidates will have the opportunity to address how they meet these characteristics as they complete their candidate profile form. CUNA’s Board considers these characteristics important in qualified and diverse candidates: