MADISON, Wis. (4/13/10)--Kris Mecham has indicated he will resign as chairman of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) board of directors, effective June 1. The CUNA Executive Committee recently voted to proceed with a special election to fill the position. The call for nominations was sent to affiliated credit unions in District 5, Class B Friday. Class B credit unions are those with at least 21,000 but not more than 76,999 members. The timeline for the election is:
* May 5--Deadline for nominations to be received; * May 7--Ballots mailed out to credit unions (if there is a contested election); * June 4--Deadline for ballots to be received; and * June 7--Winner announced/individual assumes position on board.
Mecham said he will be performing mission work in Mongolia for his church.