Board of Trustees

Mr. Maurice R. Smith

Maurice Smith Mr. Smith, a resident of Cary, N.C., was appointed to the Board of Trustees by the Board of Governors to serve a term ending in 2017. He serves as chair of the Business Affairs Committee, and a member of the Educational Planning and Programs Committee, the Executive Committee and the Special Committee on Military Affairs.

Smith, President of the Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU), holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 1979 and a J.D. from N.C. Central University School of Law in 2005. His previously served as Executive Vice President of LGFCU from 1992-1999. Before joining LGFCU, Smith held several leadership positions with the State Employees' Credit Union.

His professional and community affiliations include: CUNA Board of Directors, CUNA Governmental Affairs Committee, North Carolina Credit Union League (NCCUL) Board of Directors, Carolinas Credit Union Foundation (CCUF) Board of Directors, N.C. Minority Support Center Board of Directors, NCCUL Governmental Affairs Committee, National Association of Federal Credit Unions Accounting Standards Committee, UNC School of Government Foundation Board of Directors, N.C. Local Leadership Foundation Board of Directors, Highest Honors awarded by the National Credit Union Institute, member of the Filene Research Institute Research Council and a member of the N.C. Bar Association.