Seven out of eight open CUNA board positions will not be contested, and those nomineeswill be elected by acclamation, according to the tradeorganization.

The one contested race, in District 2, Class A, will featureincumbent John Graham, president/CEO of the $61.5 million KentuckyEmployees CU of Frankfort, Ky., running against nominee Joe Thomas,president/CEO of the $271 million Fairfax County FCU located inFairfax, Va.

Ballots for the contested position will be sent out Wednesday,and the voting period will run through Jan. 4, 2013. Results willbe announced Jan. 9. All new board members will take office Feb. 25in Washington, D.C. during CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference. Other nominees include:

  • District 1, Class C: Robert Cashman, president/CEO of the $1.1billion Metro CU of Chelsea, Mass.
  • District 3, Class B: Brad Green, president/CEO of the $577million ListerhillEmployees' CU of Sheffield, Ala.
  • District 6, Class D: Troy Stang, president/CEO of the NorthwestCredit Union Association in Federal Way, Wash.
  • District 4, Class C: Dennis Pierce, CEO of the $1.86 billionCommunityAmerica CU of Lenexa, Kan.
  • District 6, Class A: Susan Streifel, president/CEO of the $90million Woodstone CU in Federal Way, Wash.
  • District 5, Class D: J. Scott Sullivan, president/CEO of theNebraska Credit Union League of Omaha, Neb.
  • District 5, Class B: Incumbent Roger Heacock president/CEO ofthe $949 million Black Hills FCU of Rapid City, S.D.

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