Board Elections

NAFCU Board Elections

The winners of the 2021 NAFCU Board of Directors elections are:

  • At-Large:
    Lisa Schlehuber, CEO, Elements Financial FCU (IN)
    Frank Mancini, President/CEO, Connex CU (CT)
  • Eastern Region:
    Gary Grinnell, President/CEO, Corning FCU (NY) was the only candidate to submit an application or receive five write-in nominations, therefore he has won his seat outright.

Their terms will begin after the Annual Business Meeting on July 27, 2021.

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

Board of Directors 2021 Election Schedule

March 31

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

April 14

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

April 28

Nominating Committee deadline for selecting slate of candidates.

May 5

Nominating ballots sent (at-large & regional).

May 19

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

May 24

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

May 26

Official ballots sent (at-large & regional).

June 9

Deadline for return of official ballots.

June 16


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

June 23

Elections certified within seven calendar days of notification of candidates.

July 27

Official announcement of election results at annual business meeting.

For more information, please contact:

Leann Obermeier, Executive Assistant
(703) 842-2239 or