National Credit Union Foundation Board Nominations Open

The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is currently seeking nominations for five board seats. Volunteers may generally serve up to three terms of the duration of the term of office for the seat they are selected, as long as they are re-nominated by the Foundation Nominations Committee and re-elected by the Foundation Board.

Board Seats
The qualifications for the five Foundation Board seats are as follows:
  • Seat 1 – CUNA Board Representative.
  • Seat 4 – Credit union executive or director. The candidate must be an executive officer or director of a credit union.
  • Seat 7 – Credit union executive or director. The candidate must be an executive officer or director of a credit union.
  • Seat 10 - Credit union executive or director.
  • Seat 16 – Credit union executive or director or system affiliate or at-large.
The five Foundation Board seats are currently occupied by the following:
  • Seat 1 – Maria LaVelle, CEO of pheple Federal Credit Union in Greensburg, Pa. is retiring from the CUNA and the Foundation Board after completing an unexpired term on the Foundation Board;
  • Seat 4 – Angela McCathran, President/CEO at People’s Trust Federal Credit Union in Houston, Texas is completing her second three-year term;
  • Seat 7 – Carlyn Roy, President/CEO of Tapco Credit Union in Fircrest, Wash., is completing her first three-year term on the Foundation Board;
  • Seat 10 – Vacant, previously held by Kathy Garner, President/CEO at Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union in Plano, Texas; and
  • Seat 16 – Howard Spencer, Director of Northland Area Federal Credit Union in Oscoda, Mich., is completing his second, third-year term on the Foundation Board.
Ms. McCathran, Ms. Roy and Mr. Spencer have all expressed their intent to run as incumbents for the seats they currently hold.

How to Apply
Qualified candidates interested in applying for any of these five seats can visit www.ncuf.coop/board to obtain the “Declaration of Candidacy” document. Applications must be received by October 25, 2019.



The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is the charitable arm of the U.S credit union movement, serving as a catalyst for change in people’s financial lives. The Foundation works to ignite understanding and focus on member financial health, inspire and create opportunities for credit unions to leverage their cooperative values and respond quickly when disaster strikes. Through cooperative support and action, the Foundation helps people achieve financial freedom.

For More Information...

...contact Gigi Hyland, Executive Director, at ghyland@ncuf.coop or (202) 824-6282.


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