2023 Annual Meeting

posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 in Announcements

board of directors

Community 1st Credit Union Re-Elects Stewart, Leathers and Eubanks to the Board of Directors

Community 1st Credit Union is pleased to announce the re-election of Rex Stewart, Anne Leathers and Jason Eubanks to the Board of Directors for 2023.  Each elected board member will serve a 3-year term.

The credit union held its annual meeting and board of directors’ election Monday, January 23rd at their headquarter facility on Hutchinson Ave in Ottumwa.

Rex Stewart has been a member of the credit union 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 is a long-time IHCC accountant and 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 is 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 and has held a variety of positions.  He will serve as the Vice-Chairman this term.

The three are joined by the following other Board of Directors:

  • Chairman: Tim Elliott of Washington
  • Secretary: Courtney Jones of Ottumwa
  • Chief Financial Officer:  Bianca Myers of Ottumwa
  • John Mayberry of Bloomfield
  • D. David Boyer of Ottumwa
  • Sandra Wirfs of Ottumwa

C1st board members serve as non-paid volunteers and are responsible for directing the credit union in accordance with state and federal regulatory fiduciary responsibilities. They also ensure the financial needs and expectations of the credit union membership are being addressed and met. They are required to complete a variety of continuing education courses, attend regular monthly meetings, and serve on one or more committees.

2023 Annual REPORT