Board Elections

2019 NAFCU Board Elections

The winners of the 2019 NAFCU Board of Directors elections are:

Jan N. Roche, President/CEO, State Department FCU (VA)

Eastern Region:
Brian T. Schools, President/CEO, Chartway FCU (VA)

Southern Region:
Lonnie Nicholson, President/CEO, EECU Credit Union (TX)

Western Region:
Keith Sultemeier, President/CEO, Kinecta FCU (CA)

Their terms will begin after the Annual Business Meeting on June 18, 2019.

Board of Directors 2019 Election Schedule

February 27

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

March 11

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

March 25

Nominating Committee deadline for selecting slate of candidates.

April 3

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

April 17

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

April 22

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

April 24

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

May 8

Deadline for return of official ballots.

May 15


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

May 22

Elections certified within seven calendar days of notification of candidates.

June 18

Official announcement of election results at annual business meeting held during NAFCU's 52nd Annual Conference & Solutions Expo in New Orleans, LA, June 18-21, 2019.

For more information, please contact:

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