May 06, 2022

NAFCU Board nominating ballot results

NAFCUThe Nominating Ballot phase of NAFCU's 2022 board election has ended; official ballots will be sent to members May 11. The deadline for returning the ballots is May 25.

Four candidates ran uncontested, officially winning their seats:

  • Karen Rosales (President/CEO, Arlington Community FCU, Va.) has won the At-Large three-year seat;
  • Keith Sultemeier, incumbent (President/CEO, Kinecta FCU, Calif.), has won the Western Region three-year seat;
  • Stephanie Sherrodd (President/CEO, Sandia Laboratory FCU, N.M.) has won the Western Region one-year seat; and
  • Lonnie Nicholson, incumbent, (President/CEO, EECU, Texas), has won the Southern Region three-year seat.

There are two additional positions available – one At-Large seat for a two-year term and one Eastern Region seat for a three-year term.

The candidates for the two-year term At-Large election are:

  • Thomas Domingue (President/CEO, Department of Labor FCU, Washington D.C.); and
  • Eli Vazquez (President/CEO, Bank-Fund Staff FCU, Washington D.C.).

The candidates for the three-year term Eastern Region election are:

  • Brian Schools, incumbent (President/CEO, Chartway FCU, Va.); and
  • Shawn Wolbert (President/CEO, GHS FCU, N.Y.).

The newly elected board members will take their seats after NAFCU's Annual Business Meeting, scheduled to be held virtually July 12. Learn more about the 2022 board election process and timeline.