MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (5/3/10)--The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) has received a third nomination for the District 5, Class B CUNA Board position, which is up for a special election. The latest nomination announced is for William Jacobs, White Sands FCU, Las Cruces, N.M. Other candidates are Angela S. McCathran of People's Trust FCU, Houston, and Roger Heacock, president/CEO of Black Hills FCU, Rapid City, S.D. The nomination deadline is at the close of the business day Wednesday. A special election will be conducted by written ballot beginning Friday and ending June 4. District 5 includes Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. The seat is currently held by CUNA Chairman Kris Mecham, who resigned, effective June 1. He will leave the U.S. this summer to perform mission work in Mongolia for his church. The successful candidate's term of office will begin immediately and will expire at the adjournment of CUNA's 2013 Annual General Meeting. Nominees must be an employee or voting board member of the nominating credit union. The nomination must be in writing and seconded by two other credit unions of the same size group from the district. Credit unions wishing to nominate a candidate should complete a nomination form and obtain the candidate's consent and two seconding nominations. Nomination forms will be accepted by fax at 608-231-4878, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
, or by hard copy at 5710 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI 53705.