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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 over 24,000 members, 278 million in assets and 70 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, especially with development of lending products, in financial education, or within the Credit Union arena.
  • 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 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 (any required travel is paid for by the credit union)


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 (any required travel is paid for by the credit union)

Next Steps and Application Process

The period to submit board applications is closed; however, members may have their name placed on the ballot by submitting a petition. Qualified petitions must be submitted to the Nominating Committee no later than March 11, 2021. Per the credit union’s bylaws, qualified petitions must be in writing and include the signatures of no less than 1% of the membership. Members seeking to become a candidate via the petition process can contact Jesenia Rivera at 407.835.3521 for further instructions.

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