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Board of Directors Election

Interested in serving on the Board of Directors?

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The True North Board nomination process is underway!

If you are a qualified member interested in service on our Board of Directors, you can now submit your application.   All applications to be considered for nomination by the Board must be received no later than February 1, 2023 at 5:00 PM AKST.  Applications received after that time will be considered for the following years election cycle.

Directors are elected to three year terms. All applicants to fill these seats will be reviewed by the Nominating Committee, comprised of three Directors who are not active candidates.   The Nominating Committee will select its recommended slate of candidates from the pool of qualified applicants.  An applicant not selected by the Nominating Committee will have an opportunity to submit a petition supporting their candidacy after the Nominating Committee's slate of candidates is announced.

To be eligible to serve on the Board of Directors:

  1. An applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Applicants must be a member  in good standing, with at least $5 in a Regular Share Account; the member must never have caused True North a financial loss.
  3. Applicants must never have been convicted of a crime involving dishonesty or breach of trust. Applicants will be provided a waiver authorizing the Credit Union to perform a background and bondability check.
  4. Current employees of True North FCU are not eligible.
  5. Relatives of current employees or of seated Officials are not eligible.

To submit your application to the Nominating Committee:

  • A letter explaining your interest in serving on the Board and relevant experience.
  • A resume or cover letter.
  • Include your member number
  • Submit your application information no later than February 1, 2023 at 5:00 PM AKST to the attention of Nominating Committee at:
    • In person at any True North branch
    • Mail:   2777 Postal Way, Juneau AK 99801

Once the Nominating Committee has announced its slate of candidates, Members may apply to serve on the Board of Directors by Petition. 

If a member is not included on the Nominating Committee's slate of candidates, they may apply to serve on the Board through petition. 

  • To qualify by official petition, an applicant must obtain at least 20 signatures of other True North FCU Members, as well as their account numbers.  These signatures are not to be obtained while on Credit Union property.
  • Based upon your consent on the Director Application, True North will conduct a background check and verify that you are eligible to be covered by our bond.
  • To request an application to apply for the TNFCU Board of Directors by petition, please contact the administrative office by emailing admin@truenorthfcu.org or by calling Melinda Wheeler at (907) 523-4726.
  • Fully completed Official Petition forms and accompanying documents must be submitted in one packet to any True North branch or mailed to True North FCU, Attention Nominating Committee, 2777 Postal Way, Juneau, AK 99801  by  March 24, 2023 by 5 PM.  

 This process is not yet available, as the Nominating Committee has not yet announced its slate of candidates.

Floor nominations will not be accepted at the Annual Business Meeting