2023 Annual Meeting

posted on Thursday, September 29, 2022 in Announcements

Board of Directors

The 2023 Annual Meeting & Board of Directors Election of Community 1st Credit Union will be held Monday, January 23, 2023 at C1st Headquarters, 1100 Hutchinson Ave, Ottumwa, IA. The meeting will begin at 6:00 pm. Please RSVP to:  marketing@c1stcu.com.

The nominating committee has selected three candidates to fill three vacancies.

Rex Stewart - A member since 1969 and is retired from John Deere Ottumwa Works. Currently, he farms and resides in Drakesville, IA with his wife, Elizabeth. Rex has served on the board since 1986 and is excited to be a part of the continued strength and growth of the credit union.

Anne Leathers - A long-time IHCC accountant. Anne has served as a member of the C1st Audit committee for 20 years. She and her husband, Scott have a grain and cattle operation near Ollie, IA. Anne was appointed to the C1st Board in August 2016.

Jason Eubanks – An Engineering Team Leader at John Deere. Jason has a B.S. & M.S. from ISU in Agricultural Engineering. Jason has been a C1st member for 20 years and lives outside of Hedrick with wife Becky and kids (Sarah, Renae, and Henry). Jason has served on the C1st Board for twelve years.

Members wishing to run for one of these seats must file an official petition for nomination, located at: c1stcu.com/petition and must be submitted to the C1st Board Secretary, by 5:00 pm on November 21, 2022.

Address: Nominating Committee, Community 1st Credit Union, 1100 Hutchinson Ave., Ottumwa, IA 52501.
Email: marketing@c1stcu.com

The petition must be signed by 200 members of C1st. Nominations must also include qualifications, biographical data, and a certificate stating the nominee’s agreement to nomination and willingness to serve if elected. Minimum qualifications for nominees include:

  • A member or joint owner in good standing with C1st for at least 24 consecutive months
  • At least 21 years old and an active user of Community 1st Credit Union services
  • Able and willing to serve the membership by giving the time necessary to perform the duties of the board
  • Ability to read and interpret financial statements
  • Act in the best interest of the Community 1st Credit Union membership at all times

Nominations received after the closing date or incomplete nominations shall be disqualified by the Secretary. There will be no nominations from the floor. Election results will be announced at the annual meeting.