Members to Elect Board of Directors
In accordance with credit union bylaws, three America First members will be elected to the Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting on April 19, 2016 at the David S. Eccles Conference Center in Ogden, Utah. These non-paying positions are voluntary.
Incumbent directors serving three-year terms are:
• Barney B. Chapman
• Kenlon W. Reeve
• Michael W. Roden
Those interested in applying must meet the following minimum criteria: Credit union membership in good standing; legal age (18 years or older); bondable; free from any conflicts of interest; and available for all Board of Directors, Committee, and other designated meetings, unless excused.
Please submit a letter of application to the Nominations Committee, P.O. Box 9199, Ogden, Utah 84409. This should include your statement of qualification (limited to 150 words).
The application deadline is 5 p.m. on January 11, 2016 at the above address. You will be interviewed between January 12 and January 27, 2016 if you meet the criteria.
Nominations for Board positions by petition are also accepted. Those applying through this method must submit a qualification statement (the word limit is 150) and a petition signed by 500 fellow credit union members. Such applications must be accompanied by a signed certificate from the nominee stating he or she is agreeable to the process and will serve if elected. Applications for nomination by petition must be received by 5 p.m., January 11, 2016 at the address listed previously.
Each applying member receives a copy of the election instructions. Elections will be conducted by ballot at the Annual Meeting. Nominations will not be accepted from the floor.
Absentee Ballot Information
The America First Credit Union Annual Meeting will be held on April 19, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the David S. Eccles Conference Center, Ogden, Utah.
If you cannot attend, you may request an absentee ballot for the Board of Directors election by mail (America First Credit Union, P.O. Box 9199, Ogden, Utah 84409, Attention: Election Committee; or in person, America First Operations Center, 1344 W. 4675 S., Riverdale, Utah 84405.
Each requires the member’s name, account number & address.
Click here for the request form. All absentee ballot requests must be received by 5 p.m. on February 1, 2016 at either of the above addresses.
Absentee ballots will be mailed in March. Candidates’ names and residences will be printed in an America First publication. Copies of candidates’ qualifications will be available at credit union branches in April.
Completed ballots must be delivered to America First by 5 p.m. on April 11, 2016. Members receiving them cannot vote at the meeting.
Please direct any questions regarding the duties and responsibilities of the Board of Directors or election procedures to Sheryl Cox by calling 1-800-999-3961.