WASHINGTON and MADISON, Wis. (9/8/10)--The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is seeking nominations for nine positions on the CUNA Board of Directors. The following positions are up for election, and the successful candidates will take office Feb. 28, serving a three-year term, which will expire at the adjournment of the 2014 CUNA Annual General Meeting:
* 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.
Also, there is one special election to be held. CUNA’s current District 6, Class C director has indicated he will step down from the board at the end of this year. The successful candidate in that special election will be seated Jan. 1, and will serve through the 2012 CUNA Annual General Meeting. To become an eligible candidate for a CUNA Director position to be elected by credit unions, an individual must be an employee or voting board member of the nominating credit union. To become an eligible candidate for a CUNA Director position to be elected by leagues, an individual must be a league president and must be nominated in writing by his or her league, and the nomination must be seconded in writing by at least one other league from the district. Nominations and seconds are now being accepted. The deadline for nominations and seconds to be returned to CUNA's Corporate Secretary is Oct. 22. Nominators must submit the appropriate forms and obtain consent of the candidate. Voting will take place beginning Oct. 27 and will close on Dec. 17. For more information, use the resource link.