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ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION NOTICE

TFCU will hold its Annual Meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, 2020.  The Annual Meeting will be held at the TFCU Operations Center which has a physical address of 1241 Pullman, El Paso, TX 79936. Due to the health and social distancing restrictions related to COVID-19, the meeting will be limited in space and conducted virtually through a weblink, which will be provided later.   

This year there are three positions open for election on the Board of Directors.  After careful review, the Nominating Committee, appointed by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, has nominated one member for each Board position to be filled.  The term for the following positions is three years and the three nominees are as follows:

Lillian Crouch (incumbent)

Charles Hart (incumbent)

Arturo Jordan (incumbent)

A brief statement of qualifications and biographical data for each of the nominees is included with this notice.

Further nominations may be made by official petition signed by 500 eligible members.  Official petitions and the rules and instructions for the completion of the official petition may be obtained by contacting Mr. Max Villaronga, President/CEO, at the Credit Union office which is located at 12020 Rojas Drive, El Paso, Texas 79936, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Official petitions must be completed in full compliance with the election rules as set forth in the rules and instructions for the completion of the official petition and must include each signer's signature and printed name, the last 4 digits of the signer’s member number, and the signer’s complete address and telephone number.  Members who are 18 years of age or older and who meet certain requirements under the Federal Credit Union Act are eligible for election.  Official petitions must be accompanied by a signed certificate from the nominee that he or she is agreeable to the nomination and will accept office if elected and should also include a brief statement of qualifications and biographical data.  Elected officials are legally responsible for the fiscal integrity of the Credit Union and for compliance with State and Federal laws.

Official petitions must be filed with the Secretary of the Board of Directors at the Credit Union office which is located at 12020 Rojas Drive, El Paso, Texas 79936, by 5:00 p.m. on March 16, 2020, which is the closing date for receiving nominations by petition.  If no official petitions are received by 5:00 p.m. on March 16, 2020, there will be no election by ballot and no nominations from the floor.  When only one member is nominated for each position to be filled, each nominee shall be deemed elected by general consent or acclamation.  If there is more than one nominee for any position to be filled, the election will be conducted by an in-person election at the Annual Meeting.  In such event, the election shall be determined by plurality vote.

 

Lillian Crouch

For Board of Directors – Three Year Term

Lillian Crouch has served on the Credit Union’s Board of Directors since 1992.  During this time, she has held the positions of Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, and Board Liaison to the Supervisory Committee.

Mrs. Crouch retired from the El Paso Independent School District in 2001 after thirty-two years of service.  During her career, she was an elementary and a junior high school principal.  She retired from EPISD as the Executive Director of Human Resources.

Mrs. Crouch is the recipient of several community awards, including UTEP’s College of Education 2012 Gold Nugget Award, and was inducted into the Commission for Women Hall of Fame in 2005.  Her commitment to the community has been through service-oriented activities.  She has served on the Board of Directors for the El Paso Community Foundation; is a past Chairman Director of the Women’s Department of the El Paso Chamber; a past President of the Woman’s Club of El Paso; and a past President of the Woman’s Auxiliary at the University of Texas at El Paso.

 

Charles Hart

For Board of Directors – Three Year Term

Charles Hart has served on the Credit Union’s Board of Directors since 1994.  As a Board member, he has served on several committees to include the Land and Building Committee, Investment Committee, Personnel Committee, and is the Board Security Officer.

Mr. Hart retired from a 41-year career in education.  He was a classroom teacher and administrator.  Before his retirement, he was the interim Superintendent for Socorro Independent School District from 2006 – 2007 and the Superintendent for Canutillo Independent School District from 1997 – 2005.  During his career, Mr. Hart received many awards to include Superintendent of the Year for Texas in 2001.  He continues to be very involved in several community organizations.

 

Arturo A. Jordan

For Board of Directors – Three Year Term

Arturo Jordan has served on the Credit Union’s Board of Directors since 2003. During this time, he has held the positions of Board Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and Board Treasurer.  Before serving on the Board, Mr. Jordan served on the Credit Union’s Nominating Committee for five years.

Mr. Jordan retired in December 2008 as the Executive Director of Research, Evaluation, Planning, and Accountability for the El Paso Independent School District.  He began his career with EPISD in 1982 as a math teacher at Bowie High School and worked 12 years as a part-time instructor at El Paso Community College.  After retirement from EPISD, he worked for one and a half years at the Head Start Program as a program evaluator.  Mr. Jordan is a very accomplished educator and administrator and is very active in the community.

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