CUES Distinguished Director

2021 Distinguished Director Award Winner Joan Nelson

Award Overview

CUES Distinguished Director honors strong volunteers whose achievements have strengthened their credit union.

Who is Eligible?

Candidates must:

  • Be a current current CUES Director member.
  • Be nominated by a current CUES member
  • Have rendered exceptional service and/or made outstanding contributions to strengthen their credit union and/or the industry
  • Not have received this recognition previously


Applications for the 2022 award are now closed.

Where will the Award be Presented?

The 2022 CUES Awards Celebration will be held virtually during CUES' Learning and Development month on October 20, 2022. Registration for our awards show opens later this summer. This event is open to all CUES members!

What Does the Winner Receive?

The award winner will receive special virtual recognition during CUES' Awards Celebration on October 20, 2022, a crystal trophy, a feature article in CU Management Magazine, and the ability to moderate conversations in the directors community in CUESNet.


If you have any additional questions please reach out to Jimese Harkley,, or 608.288.5338.

Meet the Winners

View current and past Distinguished Director Award winners.

Distinguished Director Award Winners