CUNA to hold board elections

Additional nomination received for CUNA Board

April 15, 2021

CUNA has received its third nomination for the District 6, Class B CUNA Board special election, from Nader Moghaddam, president/CEO, Financial Partners CU, Downey, Calif.. 

All nominations and seconds must be submitted by 5 p.m. (ET) April 22.  For more information and to obtain appropriate nomination forms, click here.

Moghaddam joins two other candidates for the District 6, Class B position:

  • Geri LaChance, President/CEO, SESLOC FCU, San Luis Obispo, Calif.
  • Seth Schaefer, President/CEO, Rivermark Community CU, Beaverton, Ore.

In the second special election, Class C, elected at-large nationwide, CUNA has received one nomination:

  • Jose Lara, Chief Operating Officer, SchoolsFirst FCU, Santa Ana, Calif.

Credit unions in District 6, Class B, and Class C, elected at-large nationwide, are encouraged to nominate qualified individuals to assume these important duties and responsibilities. For the contested position(s), a special election will be held by electronic ballot, with voting from April 27 to May 13.  If only one candidate is nominated in the Class C category, that individual will be elected by acclamation.

District 6 is comprised of the following:  Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, American Samoa, Guam, Johnston Atoll, Midway Atoll, Northern Mariana Islands, Palmyra Atoll and Wake Atoll. 

Class B credit unions are those having at least 38,000 but not more than 141,000 natural person members. 

Class C credit unions are elected at-large nationwide and are those having at least 141,000 natural person members.