Nusenda Credit Union's 85th Annual Meeting

Nusenda Credit Union will hold its 85th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. This is your best opportunity to hear about your financial cooperative’s performance during 2020. As the credit union continues to act in the best interest of its members and employees in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Annual Meeting is planned to be held virtually at 6 p.m. Registration and attendance details will be provided to all members and available on this page in the coming months.


The Nominating Committee has submitted the following members for the vacancies on Nusenda’s Board of Directors:

  1. Judy Cartmell, 3-year term. Judy Cartmell, who has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration/Human Resources Management from the University of New Mexico, is retired from UNM Health Sciences Center, where she was Associate Controller. Judy has been a Nusenda member since 1980, and has served on its Board of Directors since 2004.
  2. Martin Serna, 3-year term. Martin Serna, who has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of New Mexico, is retired from Central New Mexico Community College after 31 years of service, the last 17 as Comptroller. He also served on the Board of Directors for United Way of Central New Mexico from 2003-2007, and was the Treasurer for his final two years. Martin has been a Nusenda member since 1983, and has served on its Board of Directors since 1991.
  3. Ralph Wallace, 3-year term. Ralph Wallace joined Nusenda’s Board of Directors in 1997. After a 30-year career at Presbyterian Healthcare Services in supply chain management and in the finance and technology divisions, he retired in 2013. In the years following retirement, he served as a cloud migration product manager for organizations such as the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas and Albuquerque Public Schools. He has a Master’s in Business Administration/Accounting from Michigan State University and a Master’s in Business Administration/Technology Management from the University of Phoenix.

The board members serve without compensation. Parties interested in filing nominations by petition are required to adhere to these pertinent Credit Union bylaws:

  1. Nominees must be members in good standing.
  2. Nominees must submit a petition containing the signatures of no fewer than 500 Credit Union members.
  3. Petition samples can be obtained from Nadine Waslosky at our Administrative Campus: 505-889-2523.
  4. Each nominee’s petition must have a statement of qualifications and biographical data that includes the member’s name, account number, and birth date. Each nominee must also submit a signed statement indicating that they are agreeable to nomination and will serve if elected. Noncompliance with these rules may invalidate the petition.
  5. Nominating petitions must be addressed c/o Secretary of the Board, 4100 Pan American Fwy. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107, and be received by the close of business on March 18, 2021.
  6. If no nominations are submitted, the Nominating Committee’s selection will be elected by general consent. No nominations will be taken from the floor unless unforeseen circumstances create a vacancy on the ballot.
  7. In the event a petition is submitted, upon verification, the election will be conducted in-person at the Annual Meeting. The Supervisory Committee shall act as tellers of the election.
  8. Meetings of the members will be conducted according to Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised. No motions are permitted from the floor of the Annual Meeting.