Pure governance magic

Your CUNA Board practices credit union values.

Serving as the chairman of your CUNA Board is one of the highlights of my nearly 40-year career. From this perch, I have gained a fuller appreciation for the genius of the cooperative governance system.

Please indulge me as I share a few observations.

I am joined on the CUNA Board by a group of dedicated and talented directors. This is not an overstatement. Each board member brings a unique perspective to the issues confronting credit unions today.

The diversity of ideas, perspectives, and experiences from credit union and league leaders informs the board in making rational decisions. But this isn’t what inspires me the most.

Most of you don’t have the opportunity to sit in on a CUNA Board meeting. For this reason, you don’t often see the board at work.


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