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Heartland Credit Union Association Seeks Board Nominations

The Heartland Credit Union Association Board of Directors is the heartbeat of the credit union movement in Kansas and Missouri. Board members provide direction for the association, give input on the wants and needs of our valued member credit unions, uphold the mission of the association and help create a vision for the future of HCUA.

Nominations to serve on the HCUA Board of Directors are now being accepted.

The HCUA Board of Directors will consist of ten directors (four based on geography and six based on asset size):

  • 3-year GEOGRAPHIC seat – Kansas (2 seats open)
  • 3-year GEOGRAPHIC seat – Missouri (2 seats open)
  • 2-year ASSET seat – <$50 million in assets (2 seats open)
  • 2-year ASSET seat – $50 million to $250 million in assets (2 seats open)
  • 2-year ASSET seat – >$250 million in assets (2 seats open)

New board members’ terms will begin in January 2016.

To be eligible, candidates must be a voting credit union board member or a credit union executive level employee in the category in which the candidate is nominated. In addition, all candidates must submit:

  • HCUA Board Candidate Nomination Form (filled out by the person nominating the candidate).
  • HCUA Candidate Biography Form (to be filled out by the candidate)

Click here to access the forms

No candidate may run for or hold more than one director position, and no credit union may hold more than one director position. 


  • November 5: Candidate Qualifications and Biography due
  • November 13:  Slate of candidates announced.
  • December 4: Meet the Candidate Forum (details to come). Offered as an in-person and electronic meeting.
  • December 7-11: Electronic voting for HCUA Board of Directors.
  • December 14: HCUA Board of Directors announced.

A nominating committee has been appointed by the KCUA and MCUA Board Chairs to serve during the election process:

  • Garth Strand, Heartland Credit Union
  • Vickie Hurt, Quest Credit Union
  • Stan Moeckli, Electro Savings Credit Union
  • Michelle Rosner, 1st Financial Federal Credit Union

If you would like more information, please contact Pat Behnen at the Missouri Credit Union Association via email or phone, 314.542.1332.