Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Elections

Board of Directors Election

The Nominating Committee is seeking qualified members interested in serving as a volunteer on the credit union’s Board of Directors.  Two positions will be open for the 2022 Board of Directors Election.  

Preferred Qualifications:  The ideal candidate has knowledge, experience and understanding of governance, leadership, the business cycle of a large organization; can understand financial statements; thinks strategically; and has the ability to work with a dynamic and successful management team and fellow volunteers.  In addition, the candidate should have the ability to relate to various personalities and possess a drive towards results for the common good of the organization and its members.  Previous experience serving on other boards of directors is desirable.  Preference will be given to candidates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in business related or financial fields, and a history of success in their professions or volunteer efforts.  Annual continuing education is required at the credit union’s expense.  Applicants must be able to attend the monthly meetings at the new headquarters office in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Supervisory Committee

The Board of Directors is seeking to appoint two qualified members to become part of the credit union’s Supervisory Committee.  This committee is responsible for overseeing Arkansas Federal’s processes for managing risk, the integrity of financial reporting, and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.  In addition, this committee engages in contracting outside audit firms, quality assures delivered reports, presents these reports to the Board, and deals with members’ complaints.

Preferred Qualifications:  The ideal candidate should have knowledge and understanding of the auditing process.  In addition, the candidate should have the ability to work with the Board of Directors and the management team with a drive towards achieving the common good of the organization and its members.  Preference will be given to candidates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree, or extensive experience in business related fields.  Experience in any of these functions is desired:  auditing, accounting, finance, information technology, leadership or management.  Annual continuing education is required at the credit union’s expense.  Applicants must be able to attend the quarterly meetings (and others called by the Chair, Supervisory Committee) at the new headquarters office in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Application Process

If interested in applying for either of these positions, please download the Volunteer Application. To view and fill in the application, you will need a PDF viewer. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free.

Please submit your resume along with your completed application via email to volunteer@afcu.org by Friday, October 29, 2021. For more information, contact Kari George, Executive Assistant to CEO, at (501) 982-1000.