WASHINGTON and MADISON, Wis. (11/4/13)--The Credit Union National Association received two more nominations--numbers five and six--Friday for positions on the CUNA Board of Directors.
Eight board positions are open in this year's elections, and CUNA will accept nominations through Nov. 26.
Both the new nominees are running for a seat representing District 4, Class A. They are
Pat Drennen, CEO of 1st Gateway CU, Camanache, Iowa, and Geraldine Burek, president/CEO of South Division CU, Evergreen Park, Ill.
Other nominees so far include:
- District 1, Class A--Edwin L. Williams, president of Discovery FCU, Wyomissing, Pa.;
- District 1, Class D--William J. Mellin, president of the Credit Union Association of New York, Albany, N.Y.;
- District 2, Class D--Rick Pillow, president of the Virginia Credit Union League, Lynchburg, Va.; and
- District 5, Class C--Tony C. Budet, president of University FCU, Austin, Texas.
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.
Nominees must be an employee or a voting board member of the nominating credit union, with the nomination seconded in writing by at least two other credit unions from the same district and class.
Nominees to be elected by leagues must be a league president and be nominated in writing by that league, with the nomination seconded in writing by at least one other league from the district.
Ballots for contested elections will be sent Dec. 2, with voting continuing through Jan. 10.
CUNA will announce the results of contested elections Jan. 15. Directors elected will take office upon the adjournment of CUNA's Annual General Meeting in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 24.
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