Bremerton, WA


Join a progressive board of directors for a well known financial institution in the state of Washington, Kitsap Credit Union (KCU). This board member position is an excellent way to leverage your leadership, strategic thinking, and community passion. The board of directors at KCU is recruiting a board member with a leadership perspective of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) with an emphasis on technology and cybersecurity. FinTech and financial/investment acumen is a big plus. 

The new board member should independently think, bring diverse perspectives, and understand the membership and communities served. The board seeks a new board member who supports an environment where forward-thinking is the norm and who recognizes and appreciates the contributions of other board members.  KCU’s growth strategies require challenging the status quo in constructive partnerships with other board members and the chief executive officer (CEO) to support effective decision-making. 

The current board has strong talent in executive and community leadership, financial services, accounting and finance, and business continuity practices. As KCU continues to grow, they have an appreciation for the impact of cybersecurity, big data, and financial/investment acumen, as well as the need for understanding the regulatory environment and ERM.

The new board member must live/work in western Washington. As an active board member, you will be mentored in an onboarding process to:

  • Understand the credit union’s strategic vision and targets
  • Participate in deciding the strategic direction of the organization
  • Proactively participate in effective board governance and leadership
  • Learn about the products and services and how they benefit members
  • Gain knowledge of the credit union’s financials and overall performance

The average board member contributes a minimum of 150 hours a year in board and committee meetings and leadership conferences. The new board member must be committed to making time to serve on the board. The board is looking for someone to serve long-term and eventually take on an officer position on the board. You must agree to participate on a board committee and be/become a member of KCU. You will have opportunities to participate in strategic planning sessions, community events, conferences, and board training seminars.

For more information, please contact us at DDJ Myers to apply and provide a resume, CV, or bio with a letter of interest. Qualified candidates will be contacted with more information. The application window closes at noon Pacific time on February 5, 2020. 

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