NAFCU Board Elections

NAFCU's board of directors consists of 11 members who are either a chief executive officer or current board member of a federally-insured natural person credit union.  This year, four director positions are available.  There are two at-large positions available as well as a position in Region III and IV.  The seats are currently occupied as follows:

Rod Taylor, Barksdale FCU (LA)*
Daniel Weickenand, Orion FCU (TN)*

Region III
Jeanne Kucey, JetStream FCU (FL)*

Region IV
Thomas W. DeWitt, State Farm FCU (IL)*


There are two ways to be nominated for the four available director positions:

  1. Slate of candidates:  The Nominating Committee selects a slate of candidates in accordance with the NAFCU bylaws.  To be considered by the Nominating Committee, candidates should submit the application (available on February 22) by March 6, 2017.
  2. By petition:  A candidate can be nominated by petition if his/her name is submitted on at least five NAFCU members' valid nominating ballots.  These nominating ballots will be emailed to NAFCU members on March 29, 2017, and are due to the NAFCU secretary on April 12, 2017. 

Please note: One of three people at your credit union who may cast your credit union's vote on both the nominating and official ballots. They are: (1) chief elected officer, (2) board secretary or (3) president/CEO/manager.

Board of Directors 2017 Election Schedule

February 22

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

March 6

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

March 20

Nominating Committee deadline for selecting slate of candidates.

March 29

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

April 12

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

April 17

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

April 19

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

May 3

Deadline for return of official ballots.

May 10

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

May 17

Elections certified within seven calendar days of notification of candidates.

June 13

Official announcement of election results at annual business meeting held during NAFCU's 50th Annual Conference & Solutions Expo in Honolulu, HI, June 13-16, 2017.

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