WASHINGTON and MADISON, Wis. (10/21/08)--Three more nominations for positions on the CUNA board of directors were received at the end of last week. Eugene Foley, president/CEO, Harvard University ECU, Cambridge, Mass., has submitted his nomination for the District 1, Class B position. Pete Dzuris, president/CEO, Northland Area FCU, Oscada, Mich., has submitted his nomination for the District 4, Class B position. Dave Rhamy, president/CEO, Silver State Schools CU, Las Vegas, Nev., has submitted his nomination for the District 6, Class C position. The deadline for nominations for eight positions on CUNA’s board was Oct. 17. Already nominated are:
* Rod Staatz, president/CEO, State Employees CU of Maryland, Linthicum, Md., District 2, Class C; * Mike Mercer, president/CEO, Georgia Credit Union League, Duluth, Ga., District 3, Class D; * Bohdan Watral, president/CEO, Selfreliance Ukrainian American FCU, Chicago, District 4, Class B; * Ron Collier, CEO of Indiana Members CU, Indianapolis, District 2, Class C; * Sandy Lingerfelt, Clinchfield FCU, Erwin, Tenn., for District 3, Class A; * Brett Thompson, Wisconsin Credit Union League, Pewaukee, Wis., for District 4, Class D; and * Winona Nava, Guadalupe CU, Santa Fe, N.M., for District 5, Class A.
The eight directors elected will take office Feb. 27, 2009, for three-year terms to expire at the adjournment of the 2012 CUNA Annual General Meeting. Positions up for election are:
* District 1, Class B; * District 2, Class C; * District 3, Class A; * District 3, Class D; * District 4, Class B; * District 4, Class D; * District 5, Class A; and * District 6, Class C.
Nominators must submit the appropriate forms and obtain consent of the candidate. Voting will begin Oct. 22 and will close on Dec. 19. For more information, use the resource links.