Board of Directors

Debbie Larson — Chairperson

Tom Hill — Vice Chairperson

Ann Dunaiski — Director

Dean Forsythe — Asst. Treasurer

Christine Nielsen Ringat — Secretary

Lisa Follett Pollak — Director

Dakota Koski — Director


The Credit Union directors and supervisory committee members are elected by the general membership. A person must first be a member of the credit union to run for a board position or supervisory committee position. Elections take place at our Annual Meeting, typically held in February or March each year. If you are interested in running for a board position, we would appreciate if you could fill out the below application and return to the credit union PRIOR to January 1st. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.


Role as a Director

During board meetings, you share in the responsibility for the credit union's future. You contribute to setting policies, approving budgets and all other board functions that help guide the credit union. You are expected to make decisions that are good for the credit union and for the members as a whole, regardless of how those decisions affect your personal situation. Terms are 3 years.


Role as a Supervisory Committee Member

Nick Siltanen — Chairperson

Mary Ann Johnson — Committee Member


The supervisory committee's main objective is to perform or work with a qualified firm to perform the annual audit, member account verification and periodic internal audits of operational areas throughout the year.






    We appreciate your interest in our Credit Union. Your qualifications as a volunteer are important in our overall selection process. A clear understanding of your background will aid us in considering you for a volunteer position that best meets your qualifications

  • OK Name is required
  • OK Address is required
  • OK City is required
  • OK State is required
  • OK Zip Code is required
  • OK Home Phone Number is required
  • OK Cell Phone is required
  • OK Work Phone is required
  • OK E-Mail is required
  • OK Employer is required
  • OK Job Title is required
  • OK Date joined Credit Union is required
  • OK Account No is required

If related to anyone in our staff and volunteer faculty,

  • Optional OK Name is required
  • Optional OK Relationship is required
  • Optional OK Name is required
  • Optional OK Relationship is required

Which are you most interested in serving as a volunteer?

  • OK First Choice is required
  • OK Second Choice is required
  • Your availability

    OK Your availability is required
  • OK Do you serve/work in any capacity for another Financial Institution? is required
  • OK State why you would like to serve as a Northwoods Credit Union Volunteer is required

Please indicate any knowledge or experience in the following areas

  • Optional OK Leadership is required
  • Optional OK Accounting and Finance is required
  • Optional OK Management is required
  • Optional OK Human Resources is required
  • Optional OK Communications is required
  • Optional OK Marketing and Sales is required
  • Optional OK Legislative and Regulatory Affairs is required
  • Optional OK Information Technology is required
  • Optional OK Legal is required
  • Optional OK Other applicable knowledge or experience is required

Reference 1

  • OK Name is required
  • OK Phone is required
  • OK Address is required
  • OK City is required
  • OK State is required
  • OK Zip Code is required

Reference 2

  • OK Name is required
  • OK Phone is required
  • OK Address is required
  • OK City is required
  • OK State is required
  • OK Zip Code is required
  • Volunteers of Northwoods Credit Union pledge to adhere to all policies and guidelines adopted by the Board of Directors. Article 1785, section 205(d) of the Federal Credit Union Act states that "any person who has been convicted of any criminal offense involving dishonesty of a breach of trust may not participate, directly or indirectly, in any manner in the conduct of the affairs of an insured credit union" and are therefore prohibited from performing volunteer duties at Northwoods Credit Union.

  • Have you ever been convicted of a felony or a financially-related misdemeanor?

    OK Have you ever been convicted of a felony or a financially-related misdemeanor? is required

Please Read the Following Carefully

    Volunteer Certification: I certify that the facts stated above in the Volunteer Application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. You have my permission to contact those listed as references, employers and supervisors, schools, and persons to release information to Northwoods Credit Union or to person(s) designated by them, and agree that there shall be no liability for issuing such information.

    I authorize the Credit Union to obtain credit reports and bondability checks in connection with this application. If I request it, the Credit Union will divulge the name and address of any credit bureau from which it received a credit report.

    I understand that, by registering with Northwoods Credit Union, I am under no obligation to accept a volunteer assignment.

    OK I agreed the terms and conditions is required
  • OK is required

*Role as a Director Information provided from CUNA's, "Structure of the Board - CUNA Initiatives"