Our valued member volunteers are the core of the “people helping people” philosophy at Healthcare Systems Federal Credit Union. Our Board is elected by the credit unions member/owners, and on their behalf is responsible for the safety and soundness of member assets as well as compliance with bylaws and federal regulations. The Board accomplishes these duties by setting credit union policies, objectives and long-term goals considered vital in the health and well-being of the credit union.
Who Is Eligible and What Skills Are Required?
When running for a vacant Board position, it’s required that you be:
- Of legal age
- A primary member* of Healthcare Systems FCU
- In good standing with the credit union
Additionally, a Volunteer Application must be completed.
The Healthcare Systems FCU Board has a strategic focus, so the ideal candidates:
- Are able to think strategically
- Have previous experience in board governance
- Understand financial statements
- Are good communicators
- Work well with others
What is My Commitment?
Directors are elected to a three-year term and may apply to the Nominating Committee to be re-nominated if they desire. We estimate a general time commitment of roughly three hours per month. The Board of Directors generally holds ten monthly Board meetings, an annual planning session, and an annual membership meeting. Most monthly Director meetings are held in the late afternoon.
Would You Like to Volunteer?
If you would like to be considered a candidate for the Board of Directors, please download, complete, and return our Volunteer Application to the Credit Union office.