MADISON, Wis. — In the Filene Research Institute brief, “A Seat at the Table: Young Adult Directors and Board Advisors,” author Ben Rogers dives into the touchy subject of what credit unions can do to add a young voice to their typically aging boards.

In the brief, Rogers builds off a previous Filene study conducted by William Brown, a governance specialist at Texas A&M University. Brown surveyed 379 board members representing 713 credit unions from across the United States and found that 75% were older than age 50, 25% were 49 or younger and 6% were 39 or younger.

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