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The nomination and election of members to serve on the Board of Directors of Rally Credit Union (Rally) is governed by the Credit Union’s Bylaws and the policies and procedures adopted by the Board of Directors.

Director Duties & Responsibilities

Directors are elected by the general membership of Rally and serve three-year staggered terms. Directors are legally and morally responsible for all activities of Rally. Directors are responsible for determining Rally policy, approving the annual budget and long-term spending goals, setting interest and dividend rates and determining investment policy.

Director Requirements

All members over the age of 18 are qualified to serve on the Board of Directors, subject to the following qualification exceptions:
A member may not serve as director of a credit union if that member:

Options to be on the Ballot for Election

Nomination by Nominating Committee

A Nominating Committee is appointed, and it is the duty of the Nominating Committee to nominate at least one member for each of the Board positions for which elections are to be held.

Any interested member of the credit union shall have the right to submit his or her name directly to the Nominating Committee for consideration as a candidate for the Board of Directors. Submit a completed Nomination Application Packet to the attention of the Nominating Committee at 2730 Rodd Field Road, Corpus Christi, Texas 78414. See Board Election Schedule for application and nomination packet deadlines.

Download a Nomination Application Packet by clicking the link below or pick one up at the J. Wayne Vann Administration Building located at 2730 Rodd Field Road, Corpus Christi, Texas 78414.

Nomination Application Packet

Petition Process

If not selected as one of the Nominating Committee’s candidates, the Bylaws allow members to petition for nomination to the Board prior to the Annual Membership Meeting and have their name placed on the ballot at the Annual Meeting.

The petition must be signed by a minimum of 500 members who are in good standing, designated as the “Primary Owner” on the account, at least 18 years old, who has a minimum of one full share ($25) in the share/savings account, has not caused a loss to Rally, and is not past due 90 days or more at the time of the petition process.

See the Board Nomination & Election Schedule for more information on deadlines.

Note: Candidates must pick up and return petition packets in person for verification and signature. Rally policy prohibits solicitation of petition signatures and distribution of literature on anyone seeking nomination by petition on any Rally premises.

Petition Pick-Up & Return Locations:

  1. J Wayne Vann Administration Building located at 2730 Rodd Field Road, Corpus Christi, TX 78414
  2. Shary Road Branch located at 408 Shary Road, Mission, TX 78572

All completed petitions returned by the deadlines set forth in the Board Nomination & Election Schedule will be reviewed and validated to ensure full compliance with the election rules and requirements set forth in the RULES AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE OFFICIAL PETITION & TEXAS CREDIT UNION DIRECTOR APPLICATION AND AGREEMENT TO SERVE FORM. After such review and validation, if there is more than one candidate for each position to be filled, the election shall be by voting conducted at the Rally Annual Membership Meeting. The Board Secretary shall cause printed ballots to be distributed to the members who are eligible to vote and attending the Annual Membership Meeting. In such event, the election shall be determined by plurality vote. If there is only one nominee for each position to be filled, the election will be by acclamation and no election will be conducted by ballot.

Board Nomination & Election Schedule
Applications for Nominations Available August 1, 2024
Accepting Applications for Nomination August 1–31, 2024
Nominating Committee Selects Nominees September 1–15, 2024
Notify Applicants of Their Status September 16–30, 2024
Petition Packet Pickup Available October 1, 2024
Petition Packets Due to Rally November 1, 2024
Validation of Petitions by 3rd Party November 1–December 1, 2024
January Newsletter Announcement Posted to web January 2, 2025
Annual Meeting – Board Election February 11, 2025