|How do you feel about diversity?|
What's the problem? Diversity at heart is a synonym for fairness, isn't it? And, who could be against that? Well, sometimes it can get a little complicated!
|Life is not a "bell curve",|
it's far more "robust" !
Many times fairness is difficult to judge, especially when it isn't clear how the difference between good, better, and best is measured. Being experienced human beings, we often suspect the worst. Could advancement in a career be as much about "who you know", as "what you know" - or, despite the law, wrongfully biased by one's race or gender?
Touchy topic for sure! Assume you have read that the Dodd-Frank legislation has a whole section on the issue of "regulating" diversity at all levels within the credit union movement. Going to be some interesting - perhaps divisive - times, some difficult - perhaps unanswerable - questions, some hurt - perhaps bitter - feelings.
|Unite for Good !|
While each of the three credit union categories ("small, medium, large") represents hundreds, even thousands of credit unions and literally millions of individual credit union members; that last category of league directors is chosen from a potential pool of just 40 people.
Six CUNA directors - 25% of all votes on the CUNA Board - are selected from a cast of no more than 40 people. Let's see how that works out on the diversity front….