Board of Director Elections Nomination by Petition Procedure

The 71st Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2022. On that date, three (3) of the seven (7) Board of Director seats will be filled pursuant to the Sun Federal Credit Union By-Law Election Procedures. The open seats will be for three-year terms.

The eligibility requirements for petitioners, NOT nominated by the Committee, to be eligible for nomination “BY PETITION” for the Board of Directors, are:

  • not less than 18 years of age;

  • a member in good standing of Sun Federal Credit Union;

  • a completed application & signed statement of consent; and after verification

  • a collection of signatures of at least one percent of the membership - each signature is subject to verification to ensure each is from a Sun Federal member in good standing.

Contested Election 
If any position is contested, that is, there are more than three nominees for the three Board of Director seats to be filled as a result of the election process, electronic or mail ballots will be sent to each member on or before March 31, 2022.


To vote in the 2022 Election, the voter must be a primary member in good standing and not less than 18 years of age.

Summary of the 2022 Annual Election Schedule

Pursuant to the Sun Federal Credit Union By-Laws, election of officers is by mail/electronic ballot. This affords every eligible member the opportunity to vote. In the event there is no more than one nomination for each available position, there being no seat contested, ballots will not be mailed out and parliamentary rule will apply and all nominees will be elected by acclamation at the Annual Meeting. There will be no nominations from the floor unless there is less than one nomination for each position available. The following is a summary of the relevant dates for the 2022 annual election:

  • January 28, 2022:  The Nominating Committee files the names of all successful nominees with the Secretary and notifies all applicants as to whether or not they have been nominated. Secretary posts the names of all Nominating Committee nominees at each Credit Union office.
  • By February 14, 2022: Those seeking nomination as a candidate for a Board of Director seat “By Petition” must submit a Nomination Packet.
  • By February 18, 2022: The Nominating Committee will provide the petition collection form to all verified nominees by petition.
  • March 21, 2022: Last day for nominations by petition to be filed with the Secretary of the Credit Union.
  • March 25, 2022: Nominations received by petition posted at each Credit Union office.
  • March 31, 2022: Mail/electronic ballots sent to members if any position is contested.
  • April 25, 2022: If any seat is contested, mail/electronic ballots must be received by the "tellers of the election."
  • April 30, 2022: 71st Annual Meeting Celebration

2022 Board of Election Nominees

 
Walter Barrett

Secretary, Board of Directors – Incumbent

Walter has served on Sun Federal’s Board of Directors for 40 years and as board secretary for 39 years. He is retired with 33 years of experience at SUNOCO MidAmerica. Walter spent 13 years in Operations followed by 19 years as Shift Superintendent. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Toledo.

Service at Sun Federal:

  • Executive Committee

 

Mike Jesionowski

Board Member - Incumbent

Mike has served on Sun Federal's Board of Directors for 38 years. He was responsible for Strategic and Capital Planning and Process Design when he retired from SUNOCO MidAmerica in 1998 after a 32-year career.  He received his bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Ohio University and his MBA from Bowling Green State University.

Service at Sun Federal:

  •  Asset Liability Management & Investment Committee (ALM)
  •  Capital Adequacy Subcommittee
  • Retirement Investment Review Committee

 

Andrea McKeithan

Board Member

Andrea was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors in January 2022. Prior to that she was an Associate Board Member for two years and on the Advisory Board for 15 years (Chairperson two years). She is retired from the Department of Defense in Philadelphia where she spent more than 31 years in a variety of engineering and leadership positions. Andrea holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering (Howard University) and master’s degree in Engineering Management and Environmental Engineering from Widener University.

Service at Sun Federal:

  • Audited Supervisory Committee meetings