2022 ANNUAL MEETING

You're invited to our Annual Meeting

You and your family are invited to attend this year's Annual Meeting.  There is no better way to enjoy a hot summer day than with Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream.  Connect with the credit union's Board of Directors and staff and enjoy a scoop of Ben & Jerry's courtesy of the credit union.

Meeting Details


Saturday, June 4, 2022

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
12:30pm to 1:30pm

Annual Meeting
Begins at 1:00pm

Ballston Spa Branch Parking Lot
444 Geyser Rd
Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Reservations
Reservations are not required

 

BOARD NOMINATIONS

Two positions on the Board of Directors are open for election at the 2022 Annual Meeting of Saratoga’s Community Federal Credit Union. The nominating committee consisting of Don Nickson, Chairperson; Jane Decoteau, Committee Member; and Barbara Doane, Committee Member has nominated two individuals for election to three year terms: Michael Miller and Nathan Towne.

Michael Miller
3+ Years of Service
Michael Miller is a 20 year career educator and is currently in an educational leadership role as Junior/Senior High School Principal in the Galway Central School District. He also has twenty years of experience as a social studies teacher in Saratoga Springs, including three years as president of the Saratoga Springs Teacher’s Association. Mr. Miller holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Le Moyne College, and advanced degrees from SUNY Albany and SUNY Plattsburgh. Michael is a resident of Ballston Spa.

Nathan Town
3+ Years of Service
Nathan Towne currently serves as the Senior Staff Accountant at Wojeski & Company CPAs, P.C. Prior to this position, he has had fifteen years of experience in both public and private sectors, including the titles of Budget Manager and Senior Associate Auditor. Mr. Towne is a native of Vermont with a Bachelor Degree from Rochester Institute of Technology and dual advanced degree from the University of Vermont: Master of Public Administration and Master of Accounting. Nathan is a resident of Saratoga Springs where he also serves as Assistant Treasurer for Rotary Club.

 

PETITION INFORMATION

Credit union members have the ability to petition for the position of Saratoga’s Community FCU Board of Directors.  A petition must be submitted in accordance with the following:

The Nominating Committee will review the petition nominee application and verify the nominee’s eligibility. If qualifying nominations are received by petition, the name of the nominees will be added to the ballot. No nominee will be added to the ballot unless they are nominated by the Nominating Committee or by approved petition as stated above. Failure to follow these procedures will prevent the petition nominee
from being placed on the official ballot.

A petitioning nominee must prepare and submit the Application for Nomination, the Statement of Consent to Serve, and the Petition forms. The forms can be obtained from the Nominating Committee by calling 518.682.3354.

The Nominating Committee must receive the completed forms at the credit union office, 23 Division Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 by April 21, 2022, 3:00 PM.
At least 1% or 60 eligible voting members must sign the Petition form(s). Each member must provide his/her printed name, signature, and address for member verification.

The petition window closed on April 21, 2022.

Associate Director Opportunity

Saratoga’s Credit Union's Board of Directors desire to supplement the knowledge and experience of the present Board by appointing Associate Directors. An Associate Director is viewed as a means by which continuity of the Credit Union’s governance activities may be maintained since an Associate Director may be asked to fill a Board vacancy when it occurs.  An Associate Director does not have voting authority.

An Associate Director will be selected by ballot majority vote (5 votes) of the Board of Directors and serve a three year term. Continuation as an Associate Director will be subject to periodic Board review.

Requirements:

  • Must be a current Saratoga’s Community Federal Credit Union member in good standing
  • Attend a minimum of 6 board meetings per year
  • Attend strategic planning session
  • Attend all committee meetings for which appointed
  • Complete all required training as deemed by Executive Committee for all volunteers

If you are interested in serving as an Associate Director please submit a letter of interest to the Nominating Committee.

Associate Director Program