Volunteer Leadership Committee

To assist in the development of CUNA strategy for the increased involvement and support of credit union volunteers. To serve as a strategic leadership resource for CUNA, providing staff with advice and guidance for enhanced volunteer-centered initiatives.

Key Responsibilities: Volunteer Education, Volunteer Succession, Political Involvement:
1. Analyze and assist in the development of optimal education/training solutions for volunteers.
2. Identify strategies and tools for dealing with the issue of succession planning among volunteers.
3. Identify mechanisms for enhancing volunteer grassroots mobilization and political involvement.

Todd Spiczenski (Staff Liaison)

James Carrick (Staff Liaison)

Frank Chinn (Chair)
Unitus Community CU, Portland, OR

Gary Chizmadia (Vice Chair)
CU of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

John Davis (Members)
Wichita FCU, Wichita, KS

Eric Day (Members)
CU of Southern California, Whittier, CA

Bryan Fox (Members)
Russell Country FCU, Great Falls, MT

Ted Henifin (Members)
Langley FCU, Newport News, VA

Tara Leer (Members)
Potlatch No 1 FCU, Lewiston, ID

Jim Phelps (Members)
Cornerstone CU League, Plano, TX

Tom Shea (Members)
Guardians CU, West Palm Beach, FL

Karen Vazquez (Members)
Randolph-Brooks FCU, Live Oak, TX