MADISON, Wis. (10/13/10)--A seventh nomination has been received for a seat on the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) board of directors. The deadline for nominations is Oct. 22. Voting will take place from Oct. 27 through Dec. 17. The most recent nomination was for Brett Martinez, president/CEO of Redwoods CU, Santa Rosa, Calif., running for the District 6, Class C seat in a special election. There is one special election: CUNA's current District 6, Class C director will step down from the board at the end of this year. The successful candidate in that election will be seated Jan. 1 and serve through the 2012 CUNA Annual General Meeting. Nominations also have been received for:
* Harriet May, president/CEO of GECU, El Paso, Texas, for the District 5, Class C. May is currently CUNA’s chairman; * Paul Gentile, president/CEO, New Jersey Credit Union League, Hightstown, N.J., District 1, Class D; * Ed Williams, president/CEO, Discovery FCU, Wyomissing, Pa., for District 1, Class A; * Patricia A. Wesenberg, governmental affairs liaison, Marshfield (Wis.) Medical Center CU, District 4, Class A; * Wendell Lyons, president/CEO of the Kentucky Credit Union League, District 2, Class D; and * Maurice Smith, CEO, Local Government FCU, Raleigh, N.C., District 3, Class C.
Positions up for election are:
* District 1, Class A; * District 1, Class D; * District 2, Class B; * District 2, Class D; * District 3, Class C; * District 4, Class A; * District 5, Class C; and * District 6, Class B.
Those elected will take office Feb. 28 and serve a three-year term that will expire at the adjournment of the 2014 CUNA Annual General Meeting.