CUNA Board election results announced

January 29, 2018

Results have been announced for the two contested elections for the CUNA Board of Directors. 

Maria J. Martinez, president/CEO of Border FCU, Del Rio, Texas, has been elected as the District 5, Class A representative.  District 5 includes Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.  Class A includes credit unions having less than 38,000 natural-person members.

There were two open seats for Class C, elected nationally at-large.  Elected were  Lisa Ginter, CEO, CommunityAmerica CU in Lenexa, Kan., and Brett Martinez, president/CEO of Redwood CU in Santa Rosa, California.

These directors will join three others who were elected by acclamation on December 8:  Tom Kane, president of the Illinois CU League, Naperville, Ill. and Fred Robinson, president/CEO, Tennessee CU League, Chattanooga, Tenn., each elected nationally at-large to Class D (League President) positions and Patrick Pierce, president/CEO, City & County CU, St. Paul, Minn., elected as the District 4, Class B representative.  District 4 includes Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin; Class B includes credit unions having at least 38,000 but not more than 141,000 natural-person members.

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.