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2023 Board Elections

2023 Board Elections

As you probably know, credit unions are financial cooperatives owned by the members that bank with them. As an account-holder and owner at Great Basin, you have the opportunity to cast your vote and select the volunteer board of directors that oversees the credit union’s strategic initiatives.

This year, there is one position available on the Board of Directors. Below is the biographical information on the candidate certified by the Nominating Committee for your consideration for the election to the Board of Directors.

Nominations for vacancies may be made by petition and signed by at least one percent (1%) of the membership or a minimum of 221 qualifying member signatures.

Nominations by petition must be submitted no later than March 15, 2023 (postmarked by 12:00 midnight). Along with the petition, the nominees must submit a signed statement that they are agreeable to nomination and will serve if elected to office. Nominees will also need to submit a typed biography, including why they are interested in serving, their qualifications, and their education. Biographical information furnished will be printed and provided with the ballot. To run for the Board of Directors, nominees must be a Great Basin Federal Credit Union member who is at least 18 years of age.

Great Basin FCU Board Member Requirements:

  • Must make the time and effort to perform the duties of a Director
  • Prepare for, attend and participate in all Board meetings
  • May not be related to or live with a current Great Basin FCU Board member, Committee Member or employee
  • Must be of current sound financial standing (A credit report may be required)
  • Must be an active member of Great Basin FCU and use its products/services
  • Must be willing to attend educational meetings and  seminars to further his/her knowledge of Great Basin FCU and the credit union movement

There will be no ballot process or nominations from the floor at the Annual Meeting which will be held May 25, 2023. Note: At this time, we plan to hold the Annual Meeting in person, but it may be held virtually if needed. We will inform all membership at such time.

The petition, statement of willingness to serve, and biography should be submitted to:

Chairman, Nominating Committee, Great Basin FCU, 9770 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV  89511.

Nominee Information

The following incumbent has been certified by the Nominating Committee for your consideration for the re-election to the Board of Directors.

RON KORMAN (incumbent):

Ron Korman has been employed by the City of Sparks for 26 years and is currently the Public Works Manager. Ron served on the Board of Directors for the Sparks Employees Federal Credit Union for almost two years until the merger with Great Basin Federal Credit Union. He also served as a member of the Great Basin FCU Supervisory Committee for 4 years.

Ron is originally from Alaska and has lived in Nigeria, Egypt, Thailand, Indonesia, and Hawai’i. Ron’s wife, Shawn, was born and raised in Reno. Ron attended college at Oregon State University and the University of Alaska.

Together, Ron and Shawn have five children and fourteen grandchildren. Ron is active with, and is a board member of, the Washoe County Search and Rescue Specialized Vehicle Unit. Ron and his family enjoy spending time camping, boating, and having birthday parties.

All Board Members will be required to sign and acknowledge that they understand both the Standards of Conduct Policy and the Fraud Policy of Great Basin Federal Credit Union.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 775.333.4228 or [email protected]



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