John Sackett

District At-Large, Class C
Term: February, 2025

John Sackett has been a member of Royal Credit Union for over 45 years.  For 40 years he has served on the RCU Board of Directors, 17 as Board chair.  He is the President of the RCU Foundation and is chair of the RCU Audit Committee and he serves on the RCU Political Action Committee.

From 2011-2015 John served as chair of CUNA’s Volunteer Leadership Committee and has served on the Community Credit Union Committee, the CUNA Mergers Task Force and the CUNA Task Force on Due Diligence.

John currently is on the board of directors of the National Credit Union Foundation serving as Vice-Chair

 John has been on the CUNA Board since 2015 and has been a member the CUNA Audit and Finance Committees.  He is the first volunteer elected to the CUNA Board since the 1996 Renewal Review recommendations changed the election procedures and composition of the board.

John has attended and made presentations at numerous Credit Union Executive Society and CUNA conferences as well as many state and local seminars related to credit union activities and issues.  He has attained the Certified Credit Union Volunteer designation through the Credit Union Leadership Program and received the following certificates through the National Volunteer Achievement Program;  Edward Filene (1986), Friedrich Raiffeisen (1990), Roy F. Bergengren (1992), Technology (1999), Alphonse Desjardins (2003), Louise Herring (2003), Dora Maxwell (2003) and Thomas Doig (211).

John retired as Director of Finance at the Eau Claire Area School District in 2003 and continues to live in Eau Claire with his wife.

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