CU and CUSO Candidates Encouraged to Apply for Volunteer Position
ACUMA has an opening for a vacant seat on its governing Board of Directors and is encouraging interested candidates to apply. The board provides guidance for the non-profit association.
ABOUT THE ASSOCIATION AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ACUMA is a non-profit association dedicated to advancing mortgage lending within the credit union space. The ACUMA Board of Directors sets governance for the association and provides guidance to the ACUMA President.
A board member serves a three-year term. Terms are staggered. The current board has eight members. The board members are volunteers who have a strong desire to give back to the credit union industry and receive no compensation.
Officers of the Board (Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary) are selected by the entire board at the Organizational Meeting following the Annual Business Meeting of the membership, normally held in September of each year in conjunction with the Annual Conference.
The time commitment for a board member includes conference calls as needed and two in-person meetings each year, including a planning session and the Organizational Meeting as part of the ACUMA Annual Conference. In addition, they may also serve on standing or ad-hoc committees, and participate in occasional special projects.
If selected, the new board member would begin a three-year term in September 2022 at the ACUMA Annual Conference.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR A BOARD SEAT?
To be eligible for a board position, you must:
- Be an employee of an ACUMA member credit union or CUSO.
- Accept ACUMA’s policies and rules of governance.
- Have the support of your own credit union or CUSO for serving on the board.
Please submit your resume with a request for consideration to ACUMA board member Bernie Chavira, AVP Mortgage Lending Originations, Define Mortgage Solutions, LLC at Bernie.Chavira@definemtg.com or Pam Davis, SVP Branch Delivery and Operations, Delta Community Credit Union at Pam.Davis@deltacommunitycu.com. Applications will be acknowledged and each applicant will be contacted regarding the outcome of their application. Deadline is August 15.
The American Credit Union Mortgage Association is a non-for-profit trade association dedicated to credit unions and mortgage lending. ACUMA provides resources and education to credit unions aimed at streamlining performance, processes, and procedures for real estate lending services. ACUMA’s goal is to encourage credit unions to help more consumers get fairly priced and safe mortgage loans delivered locally, and in so doing, providing them with a pathway to the American dream of home ownership. ACUMA brings together the shared real estate lending and financing interests of hundreds of credit unions and CUSOs. ACUMA member organizations include federal and state charted credit unions and CUSO, mortgage insurance companies, secondary market investors, investment banking firms and technology companies. Visit ACUMA’s website at www.acuma.org for more information.
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