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)

Jean Peterson (Chair)
Aberdeen Federal Credit Union, Aberdeen, SD

Doug Olson (Vice Chair)
Royal Credit Union, Eau Claire, WI

Donald Baines (Members)
Merck Sharp & Dohme FCU, Chalfont, PA

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

Gary Chizmadia (Members)
CU of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

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

Brad Douglas (Members)
Heartland Credit Union Association, Overland Park, KS

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

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

Ed Marvin (Members)
Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union, Universal City, TX

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