Moving annual meetings and voting online in light of COVID-19

Read these FAQs from NCUA, plus four more from CUES, to prepare for election season.

Spring is credit union election and annual meeting season both in the U.S. and Canada. With government mandated social distancing measures being put into place around the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic, credit unions are looking for alternatives to in-person voting and in-person annual meetings.

NCUA released these statements advising credit unions of their options:

CUES has also been fielding questions from credit unions suddenly left wondering if there is quick alternative to in-person voting and trying to execute on the details of going virtual.

As products & services manager for CUES, I have worked on credit union board elections, merger votes, bylaw votes and charter conversions for almost 15 years. The value of online voting software, like most technology, comes in knowing how to use it. With over 300 credit union elections under my belt, I consult with credit unions to customize elections to meet credit unions’ specific needs.


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