MADISON, Wis. (10/8/13)--Nominations for four open National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) board seats are due Oct. 31.
The nominations are for two credit union executive or director seats, a Credit Union National Association (CUNA) board representative and a corporate credit union representative.
Volunteers serve up to three terms of three years each on the NCUF Board as long as they are re-nominated by the NCUF Nominations Committee and re-elected by the NCUF Board.
Qualifications for the four NCUF board seats include:
Two credit union executives or directors--Each candidate must be an executive officer or director of a credit union;
One CUNA board representative--Each candidate must be and remain a CUNA board member and shall be designated by the CUNA board of directors;
One corporate credit union representative-Each candidate must be and remain a president of a corporate credit union and shall be designated by the Association of Corporate Credit Unions.
Incumbents serving in three of the four board seats open for nominations include:
Winona Nava, president/CEO Guadalupe CU, Santa Fe, N.M., who is completing her first term in the CUNA board representative seat;
Angela McCathran, president/CEO of People's Trust FCU, Houston, who is completing her first term in the credit union executive or director seat; and
Lee Butke, president/CEO Corporate One FCU, Columbus, Ohio, who is completing his first term in the corporate credit union representative seat.
All three incumbents have expressed interest in serving another term. The second credit union executive or director seat that will be vacant is filled by Rudy Hanley, president/CEO of SchoolsFirst FCU, Santa Ana, Calif. Hanley is not running for re-election.
Qualified candidates interested in applying for any of these four seats can click "Volunteer for our Board" from the NCUF homepage to obtain the NCUF Declaration of Candidacy document.
It is also possible that the NCUF board will be expanded in the near future and more seats will be available, said NCUF. If so, an announcement will be made with another call for nominations.