Pursuant to the Election Rules for the NJCUL Board of Directors, a call for nominations was issued on June 20th. All directors elected during this balloting will serve beginning January 2013. Information has been sent to each member credit union CEO, anyone interested should review this information carefully and submit your nomination by 5:00 p.m. on July 20th.
For this election cycle there are three seats up for election. Each of the three seats will carry a three-year term. There is one open seat in each of the three director categories, known as Tier A, B and C.
For 2012, the tiers are classified as follows:
• Tier A: Credit unions under $33.875 million in assets*
• Tier B: Credit unions over $33.875 million in assets*
• Tier C: At-large, credit unions of any size
* rounded to the nearest $1,000.
In order to qualify to run for the position of Director a nominee must be from a credit union in Good Standing with the League and be either the CEO or equivalent (senior executive officer of the credit union), or a member of the board of directors. More information on qualifications is available in the paper letter and e-mail communication mailed to each credit union CEO.
In order to participate, candidates must complete the following:
· Board of Directors Candidate Nomination form
· Board of Directors Candidate Profile form
· NJCUL Code of Ethics Policy & Conflict of Interest questionnaire
Copies of these documents have been sent to each member credit union and can also be downloaded from the online nomination system at www.vres.us/njculnom.html. The Board of Directors Candidate nomination form, Board of Directors Candidate profile form and the Conflict of Interest Policy and Questionnaire must be filled out and received through our online nomination system at www.vres.us/njculnom.html (preferred method) or post marked by 5:00 PM on July 20th, 2012 and mailed to the following address:
New Jersey Credit Union League Election Committee
c/o Parlin DuPont Employees Federal Credit Union
774 Washington Road
Parlin, NJ 08859
For the convenience of all candidates, this year’s election features an electronic option. Candidates can complete their applications online at www.vres.us/njculnom.html and can electronically sign the required Code of Ethics Policy & Conflict of Interest questionnaire. Nominees’ board chairmen or secretaries can also validate their candidates using the online system. Further instruction on this will be provided upon completion of the online forms.
The Election Committee of the New Jersey Credit Union League Board of Directors shall review and determine candidate eligibility according to the NJCUL Bylaws and Nomination/Election rules. Candidates submitting inaccurate or incomplete information and not meeting the requirements of these rules and the NJCUL Bylaws will be disqualified from running for a seat on the board
Questions regarding this process should be directed to Christina Olender, president/CEO of Parlin DuPont EFCU, at (732) 254-7573.