Announcement: Election Results
and New Board of Directors Management
The Annual Meeting of the Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union took place on Sunday, October 18, 2009 at the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark, NJ. During the meeting, PSFCU members heard reports on the Credit Union results for 2008 and asked questions about issues important to them, which where answered by the Board of Directors and representatives of the CU Management.
The meeting concluded with the announcement of the Board of Directors election results. The following persons were elected to the four vacant posts:
Tomasz Bortnik – 4,529 votes
Elżbieta Baumgartner – 4,526 votes
Adam Grochecki – 4,199 votes
Jan Sporek – 4,089 votes.
In the 33-year PSFCU history, the elections have never garnered so much interest. A record number of voters – over 10,000 – cast their votes in the election, which is three times as many as last year and much more than in previous years. Such a high number of participating voters provide the elected officials with a strong membership mandate.
The newly constituted Board of Directors held its first meeting on Friday, October 23. During the meeting, a new Board Management was established, including:
Chairman: Tomasz Bortnik
1st Deputy Chairman: Krystyna Myssura
2nd Deputy Chairman: Adam Grochecki
Treasurer: Irena Marchaj
Secretary: Wojciech Mleczko
In the nearest future, the Board of Directors will assess the current PSFCU situation and external factors influencing its operations, and will provide our members with a report on the strategic plans of our institution for the nearest future. The Board of Directors believes that the positive trends of the last years should be maintained taking particular care of the security and stability of our institution and placing strong emphasis on reasonable, balanced operations that will ensure financial success. The Board of Directors would like to underline its intention to maintain constructive partnership with all our sponsoring organizations and is in favor of continuing the policy of providing assistance to organizations working on behalf of our community.