NAFCU Board Elections

On February 28, 2018, the official NAFCU Board of Directors elections announcement will be emailed and the election process will officially begin. The candidate application will be available via a link in the email.

Please be sure to look for, and whitelist, the following email address to ensure that you receive all election emails:

All incumbents have indicated their intent to seek re-election. The positions and their terms are listed below.

At-large (three-year term)
Debra Schwartz – Mission Federal Credit Union
Robert Fisher – Grow Financial Federal Credit Union

At-large (two-year term)
Jim Kenyon – Whitefish Credit Union

Region I (three-year term)
Gary Grinnell – Corning Federal Credit Union

Region II (one-year term)
Brian Schools – Chartway Federal Credit Union

Board of Directors 2018 Election Schedule

February 28

Election announcement email/letter to all member chairs, with a copy to the credit union’s president/CEO/manager

March 12

Deadline for candidate applications to be sent to the Nominating Committee.

March 26

Nominating Committee deadline for selecting slate of candidates.

April 4

Nominating ballots sent (at-large & regional); sent to president/CEO/manager.

April 18

Deadline for return of nominating ballots with write-ins (if applicable). Nominated candidates are notified.

April 23

Deadline for candidates to notify NAFCU secretary of his/her willingness to serve.

April 25

Official ballots sent (at-large & regional); sent to president/CEO/manager.

May 9

Deadline for return of official ballots.

May 16

Elected (and non-elected) candidates notified within five business days of the NAFCU secretary receiving the official results from the election teller.

May 23

Elections certified within seven calendar days of notification of candidates.

June 19

Official announcement of election results at annual business meeting held during NAFCU's 51st Annual Conference & Solutions Expo in Seattle, WA, June 19-22, 2018.

For more information, please contact:
Leann Obermeier, Executive Assistant
(703) 842-2239 or