Board Nominations

Towpath Credit Union is accepting nominations for our volunteer Board of Directors.

To be considered for nomination by the Nominating Committee, please complete the following steps:

  1. Read the below Qualifications & Commitment.
  2. Open the link below to the PDF for the Statement of Consent to Serve and read thoroughly.
  3. Complete the form below and submit. 
  4. Email your resume to boardnominations@towpathcu.com. You may also send via US Mail to:

    Towpath Credit Union
    Attention: Board Nominations
    2969 Smith Road
    Fairlawn, OH 44333

 

  • Nominations must be received by October 31 at 5:00 pm.
  • Upon completion of these steps we will review your application for nomination and contact you with any questions or next steps.
  • If you have questions about this process please contact us by phone at 330-664-4731 or by email at boardnominations@towpathcu.com.

Qualifications & Commitment

 

Qualifications
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age
  • Must be a "primary credit union member in good standing" for at least 12 months.
  • Have personal character and integrity.
  • A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and to think creatively.
  • A willingness to serve the members and support the credit union's values and culture.
  • The ability to comprehend and learn business concepts.
  • The capacity to provide strategic direction and sound organizational leadership.
  • Must not be an employee or former employee of Towpath Credit Union within the last five (5) years preceding the election date.
  • Must not be an "immediate" family member of any person who has been an officer, director, or employee of this credit union within five (5) years preceding the election dates.
  • Must not be a current employee or director of a credit union or a financial institution.
Commitment

In addition to the qualifications, experience has shown that successful directors share the following traits:

  • Actively use credit union products and services.
  • Care about the welfare of members and the credit union's role in achieving that goal.
  • Know the credit union's history and philosophy, and are loyal to those beliefs.
  • Devote the time necessary to perform director duties, including preparation for, attendance at and participation in all board meetings.
  • Collaborate well with other directors and the management team of the credit union.

 

Statement of Consent to Serve

 

Please view the Statement of Consent to Serve as a member of the Board of Directors by clicking here. You will indicate in the below form that you have read and agree to this statement of consent.
 

 

Board Nomination Submission Form

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