CUES Distinguished Director

President/CEO John Pembroke (left) and 2018 CUES Distinguished Director James Sackett (right) congratulate CUES member Linda Medina, chair of $175 million Guadalupe Credit Union, Santa Fe, New Mexico (center) being named the CUES 2019 Distinguished Director.

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


Nominations for the 2020 CUES Distinguished Director award are currently closed.

Where will the Award be Presented?

This is currently TBD for 2021.

What Does the Winner Receive?

The award winner will receive special recognition at CUES 2020 Directors Conference, a crystal trophy, a feature article in CU Management Magazine, and the ability to moderate conversations in the directors community within the CUESNet online community.


If you have any additional questions please reach out to Renee Todd,, or 608.288.5333

Meet the Winners

View current and past Distinguished Director Award winners

Distinguished Director Award Winners