MADISON, Wis. (10/9/09)--The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) has received three more nominations for its 2009-2010 board elections. The new nominees and district categories are: Dennis K. Tanimoto, Hawaii Credit Union League, Honolulu, Hawaii, District 6, Class D; Robert M. Cashman, Metro CU, Chelsea, Mass., District 1, Class C; and Kris J. Mecham, Deseret First CU, Salt Lake City, Utah, District 5, Class B. Already nominated are:
* Laida Garcia, Florida Central CU, Tampa, Fla., District 3, Class B. * Dennis E. Pierce, CommunityAmerica CU, Kansas City, Mo., District 4, Class C; * John A. Graham, Kentucky Employees CU, Frankfort, Ky., District 2, Class A; * Marla S. Marsh, Kansas Credit Union Association, Wichita, Kan., District 5, Class D; and * Susan Steifel, Woodstone CU, Federal Way, Wash., District 6, Class A.
The deadline for nominations is Oct. 16. Nominations are being accepted in eight categories:
* District 1, Class C; * District 2, Class A; * District 3, Class B; * District 4, Class C; * District 5, Classes B and D; and * District 6, Classes A and D.
Eligible candidates must be an employee or voting board member of the nominating credit union. Nominations must be in writing and seconded in writing by two other credit unions of the same size group from the district. Only two seconds will be recorded for each candidate. Upon request, a list of credit unions by size group and district will be furnished to candidates to assist in obtaining seconds. To be an eligible league candidate for a CUNA Director position, individuals must be a league president and be nominated in writing by their league, with a second in writing by at least one other league from the district. CUNA’s Corporate Governance Committee will verify eligibility of each candidate, the credit union's affiliation, size group and district, and date/time of receipt. Voting will begin Oct. 23 and close Dec. 18. For more information, use the link.