2024 Annual Meeting Results

posted on Monday, January 29, 2024 in Announcements

annual meeting notice

Annual Meeting & Board of Directors Election Results

Community 1st Credit Union held its 87th Annual Meeting and Board of Directors election on Monday, January 22nd at the Corporate Center in Ottumwa.  During the meeting, John Mayberry, Chief Financial Officer Bianca Myers, and Secretary Courtney Jones were all re-appointed to the Board of Directors for 2024 and elected to serve a three-year term.  Nathan Caraway was also elected to serve a two-year term. 

They are joined by the following other Board of Directors:

  • Chairman: Tim Elliott of Washington
  • Vice Chairman: Jason Eubanks of Hedrick
  • D. David Boyer of Ottumwa
  • Anne Leathers of Ollie
  • 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.

John Mayberry: A member since 1982 and resides in Bloomfield, IA with his wife Carol. He is retired from John Deere Ottumwa Works where he was employed for over 30 years. John is currently employed at Great Area AEA as a delivery driver to the schools in Southeast Iowa.  He is also a member of the Davis County Fair Board and Twin State Truck/Tractor Pullers Association.

Bianca Myers: Executive Dean, Advancement at Indian Hills Community College, and has been with the college for 18 years. She has a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Iowa State University. Bianca and her husband, Chris, have a 7-year-old son and live in Ottumwa, IA. Bianca has been a member of the C1st Board since 2018.

Courtney Jones: Director of Training and Development at ImpactLife (formerly Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center). Courtney has a Masters in Health & Human Performance/ Exercise Science from Oklahoma State University. She has been a member of the C1st Board since 2018. She and her husband, Austin, reside in Ottumwa, IA and have two children. Courtney is a former President of the Ottumwa Noon Lions Club and remains very active in it.

Nathan Caraway: A self-employed business owner for over 3 decades. Nathan resides in Marion, IA and enjoys spending his free time volunteering on local boards and committees. He has been a member of C1st since 2012 and was nominated to the C1st Board in 2023 to fill a board vacancy. He has now been elected to serve a two-year term.

2024 Annual report