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Volunteer to serve on Orlando Credit Union's Board of Directors or Supervisory Committee

Volunteers ensure financial soundness and guide strategic and policy decisions in a wide variety of areas including technology, branch deployment, product development, marketing and member service.

Gain valuable business and leadership skills and play an integral part in the success of your credit union. Help shape the direction of Orlando Credit Union with 25,000 members, 312 million in assets and 75 employees.

The ideal Board candidate:

  • Experience in roles focused on financial performance and forecasting as it pertains to implementing strategy.
  • The spirit of volunteerism and a demonstrated understanding of supporting underserved communities.
  • A background in digital customer experiences.
  • Experience in banking or credit unions, especially with lending products, or within the financial education.
  • The desire and ability to cultivate community partnerships.
  • A background in working to build diversity, equity, inclusion and gender equality within a company, industry, or community.

The ideal Supervisory Committee candidate:

  • Experience with compliance and/or risk management, to include the audit function.
  • Background in Cybersecurity or IT Infrastructure management.
  • Experience as a CFO or Controller.
  • The spirit of volunteerism and a demonstrated understanding of supporting underserved communities.

What is expected from our Board Members?

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Board Member Responsibilities:

  • Help determine the strategic direction of the credit union
  • Monitor performance against the strategic plan
  • Provide direction and oversight to meet targets
  • Ensure the safety and soundness of the credit union
  • Hire and evaluate the CEO
  • Serve on ad-hoc or ancillary committees to facilitate board oversight.

Time Commitments

  • Three-year term
  • Monthly board meetings (up to 12 per year)
  • Committee meetings
  • Planning sessions
  • Preparing for meetings (reading board/committee packets)
  • Training/conferences (Required travel is paid for by the credit union.)


SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE

Board Member Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that the Board of Directors is safeguarding assets and that management complies with policies and plans
  • Reviewing internal controls
  • Working with internal audit staff
  • Hiring and working with external auditors
  • Meeting with State and Federal Examiners

Time Commitments

  • Three-year term
  • Quarterly meetings
  • Periodic attendance at board meetings
  • Preparing for meetings (reviewing packet materials and exam findings)
  • Training/Conferences (Required travel is paid for by the credit union.)

Next Steps and Application Process

  • Submit completed application by the due date. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you are selected, you will be scheduled for an interview by the Nominating Committee.
  • Final ballot selection and notification will be completed in January.
  • Membership will vote in next year’s election during March.
  • Election results will be announced at the Annual Meeting in April.

Your completed application includes:

  • Completed & Signed Application (download below)
  • A Current Resume
  • The Ballot Statement - Brief summary of your qualifications to be used on the election ballot if you are selected as a candidate.
  • Headshot Photo - Photo will be used on the election ballot if you are selected as a candidate.

Application Deadline:

Your application must be received NO LATER THAN 4:00 pm EST on Friday, January 14, 2022, in order to be considered by the Nominating Committee.

Email digital photos to [email protected]

Mail or email applications to

  • Orlando Credit Union
  • ATTN: Suzanne Weinstein, President & CEO
  • 945 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32806
  • Email: [email protected]

If you are selected as a potential candidate, you will be required to participate in an in-person interview with the Nominating Committee. You will be contacted by a member of the committee for scheduling.

Ready to Apply?

Upon receipt all applications will be reviewed and considered by the nominating committee.

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