Mark your calendars for Modesto’s First Federal Credit Union’s Annual Meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

The meeting will be held at our office located at 430 12th Street, Modesto.

In accordance with credit union bylaws, two of Modesto’s First Federal Credit Union Board Members will be elected to the Board of Directors at the next Annual Meeting. These non-paying positions are voluntary. Julie Lyon, an incumbent director is seeking re-election; additionally, we have a vacancy and are looking for someone new to join our board. Each member serves a three-year term.

If you are interested in applying to fill the vacancy, you must meet the following minimum criteria:

  1. Credit Union Membership in good standing
  2. Legal age (18 years old or older)
  3. Bondable
  4. Free from any conflicts of interest
  5. Available for all Board of Directors, Committee, and other designated meeting unless excused

Candidates should possess sound judgment, a desire to serve and a willingness to devote sufficient time to their duties. The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall conduct, direction and stability of the Credit Union. It establishes policy and procedures and guides the organization’s growth. The Board meets monthly, as required by the bylaws and at more frequent intervals as necessary.

To apply, please submit a letter to the Nominations Committee, 430 12th Street, Modesto, CA 95354. This should include a statement of qualifications (limited to 150 words). The deadline is 5:00 p.m. March 1, 2019. You will be interviewed by the Nominations Committee in March 2019, if you meet the criteria.

Nominations may also be made by petition. Those applying in this manner must submit a statement of qualifications (limit is 150 words) 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. The application deadline for nomination by petition is 5:00 p.m., March 1, 2019 by mail or delivery to: M1FCU Nomination Committee at 430 12th Street, Modesto, CA 95354. Elections will be conducted by ballot at the annual meeting. Nominations will not be accepted from the floor. Please direct any questions regarding the duties and responsibilities of the Board of Directors, or the elections procedures, via mail to M1FCU Nomination Committee, 430 12th Street, Modesto, CA 95354.