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Central 1 Seeking Candidates for Appointment to its Board

Central 1 Credit Union (Central 1) is seeking assistance in identifying candidates for appointment to its board of directors.

Central 1’s Board is currently composed of 15 directors. Thirteen of the 15 directors are officers or directors of a Class A Member of Central 1, who have been elected or appointed by Class A Members, as the case may be. The remaining two directors were appointed by the Board in 2015 to fill skills and experience gaps on the Board. 

The current terms of the two additional directors appointed by the Board will expire at the close of Central 1’s annual general meeting in 2018.  The Board may appoint additional directors to these vacancies in accordance with Central 1’s Rules. 

In 2018, the Board is specifically seeking candidates who have skill and experience in the following areas:

  • Technology Business Expertise
  • Liquidity Management Experience, particularly in payments and settlements
  • Human Resources
  • Legal

Candidates must also possess such competencies as:

  • Strategic and innovative thinking
  • Alignment with the cooperative principles and values of the credit union system
  • Results oriented and outcome focused
  • A broad range of business knowledge and experience
  • Commitment to invest the required time, energy and expertise

If you are aware of candidates who meet the above requirements and are interested in standing for appointment to Central 1’s Board, please have them indicate their interest by sending an email to by 5:00 pm PT/8:00 pm ET January 12, 2018.