Call for Candidates for the 2018 Board of Directors

posted October 17, 2017 in Press Releases

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The Greater Iowa Credit Union Board of Directors is responsible to the membership by setting policies, strategically planning the path to the future, evaluating progress and guiding the President/CEO who oversees the general operations of the credit union to ensure financial soundness by following the requirements of all pertinent laws and regulations.

Application Deadline - December 12, 2017

This election cycle, there are three open board positions, each serving a three-year term. Board meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month. In addition, directors will serve on various committees in order to review the development of programs and services and carry out special tasks as necessary. Some committee assignments are permanent, while others are temporary or ad hoc.

GICU Board of Directors Candidate Overview
GICU Board of Directors Job Description
GICU Board of Directors Candidate Application Form

Ideally, board members bring unique strengths and abilities to round out the board and provide a body that is representative of the full credit union membership. During the candidate selection process, the GICU Governance Committee will maintain a process free from discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual preference, marital status or any other unlawful factor.

Based upon the results of the selection process, the GICU Governance Committee will recommend a slate of candidates to the full board of directors for approval to be presented to the membership at the next annual meeting for elections. If you are selected as a candidate, you will be contacted to attend a candidate information meeting. To be considered as a candidate for the GICU Board of Directors, please complete the GICU Board of Directors Candidate Application Form and submit no later than December 12, 2017 to:

GICU Director Nominations
Attention:  Cathy Krebs, recording secretary to the board
1509 Baltimore Drive
Ames, IA  50010

FAX 515.956.6910 | email to

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