MADISON, Wis. (3/21/14)--After adding four seats to its board of directors, the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) is now seeking nominations to fill the new positions.
"We encourage the credit union movement's best and brightest to submit nominations for the NCUF board and help us improve more people's financial lives through credit unions," said Laida Garcia, president/CEO, floridacentral CU, Tampa, Fla., and NCUF chair. The board expansion will "enhance our fundraising capabilities and further the foundation's impact," she added.
The foundation recently amended its bylaws to add the additional board positions.
Nominations can be submitted for individuals meeting one of the following criteria:
Credit union executive or director--an executive officer or director of a credit union;
System affiliate--a director or executive officer of an organization that is national in scope, that has as its primary purpose support of credit unions or some element of the credit union movement, that has a significant portion of its ownership or membership from the credit union system and that has demonstrated a commitment to the purposes of this corporation; or
At-large--a representative of an organization outside of the credit union system, such as a cooperative, that has demonstrated a commitment to the purposes of this corporation. Any at-large seat shall not be eligible to serve on the executive committee.
Applications must be received by April 25.