87th Annual Membership Meeting
Freedom Annual Meeting | Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | CenterPointe Office Center
The Annual Meeting will take place at 6:00pm Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at the CenterPointe Office Center, 626 Jacksonville Road, Suite 250, Warminster, PA 18974-4862 .
The 2021 Election of Officers will be conducted by Mail Ballot. The following positions are open this year: four (4) positions on the Board of Directors and one (1) position on the Credit Committee.
The Nominating Committee has nominated the following candidates:
Board of Directors: Charles M Whiting, Crystal Barnett, Matthew Lentz, Wade Birchfield
Credit Committee: John F. King
Nominations of candidates must be made by the Nominating Committee or by petition. No nominations will be permitted from the floor except in the case of insufficient nominations by the Committee and/or by petition. In the event that all nominations result in a non- contested election, the ballots will not be mailed, and each nominee will be declared elected at the Annual Meeting.
Members wishing to use the petition procedure must file their petitions for nomination with the Secretary of the Credit Union by the close of business on August 2, 2021. Petitions for nomination must contain signatures and Account Numbers of at least one percent of the Membership (677 signatures). Eligibility to sign petitions is limited to Members in good standing at the Credit Union. “Good standing” means that all entrance fees have been paid, all loans with the Credit Union are current, and the Credit Union has suffered no losses as a result of a charge-off or discharge in bankruptcy of any loans or other obligations by the Member to the Credit Union.
The Secretary of the Credit Union shall investigate the standing of all signers, and his decision shall be binding. To be effective, nominations by petition shall be accompanied by a signed certificate from the nominee or nominees stating that they are agreeable to nomination and, if elected, will serve.
Each nominee by petition shall submit a statement of biographical data with the petition containing the following data, which will be published in the official candidate listing and mailed out with the ballot:
- Number of years as a member or employee of a credit union.
- Current and past employer(s) and positions held.
- Years of service and accomplishments with Freedom Credit Union, other credit unions, or credit union organizations as director, officer, or member of committees.