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District 3 CUNA board seat is open

Serving on the CUNA board is an opportunity for a credit union executive to have a say in the national credit union movement and help shape the industry. For 2013, CUNA is seeking nominations for eight positions on the CUNA board of directors. Among the eight openings is floridacentral CU CEO Laida Garcia's District 3 Class B seat. She will not seek re-election.

District 3 encompasses nine states in the southeast including Alabama and Florida. The Class B designation means the nominee's credit union must have between 23,000 and 85,999 members. Click here to see a map of CUNA's districts and current board members.

To be eligible for a board seat, an individual must be an employee or voting board member of the nominating credit union and the nomination must be seconded in writing by at least two other credit unions from the same district and class. If you have questions about eligibility or to nominate someone, contact LSCU VP, Cooperative Initiatives Laura Vann at 866.231.0545 ext. 2181.
Nominations will be accepted through Nov. 16 and then ballots will be sent Nov. 21 with voting continuing through Jan. 4. You can read more on CUNA's website.