World Council’s board of
directors, executives and member delegates govern the organization’s
The 2015–2016 World Council Board of Directors.
of directors consists of nine to 15 voting members who are elected to govern the
organization by and from the delegates representing World Council’s member
countries. Each director serves a two-year term of office. The board is led by
the chairman, first vice chairman, second vice chairman, secretary and
treasurer. Directors convene at the annual general assembly at World Council’s World
Credit Union Conference and throughout the year. This board also serves as the board of the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WF).
Council’s top executive is the president and CEO. Together with the executive
management team, the president and CEO manages the organization under the direction of the board of
organizations appoint delegates to represent the organization in the annual
general assembly. The number of delegates appointed by each member country is
based on the number of credit union members affiliated to the organization. Each
associate member is entitled to one non-voting seat in the general assembly.