The Pinellas FCU Annual Meeting will be held on March 20, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center at 105 Central Park Drive, Largo, FL 33771. Annual reports will be given by Pinellas FCU's Board Chairman, Treasurer, Supervisory Committee and the President/CEO.
Members, age 18 years and older, are qualified to vote for nominees seeking election for two seats of three-year terms on the Credit Union's Board of Directors. If sufficient nominations have been made to provide more than one nominee for any position to be filled, the Board Secretary shall, at least 10 days prior to the Annual Meeting (March 10, 2012), cause ballot boxes, printed ballots and a candidate list with biographical data to be placed in each branch for 24 hours. Balloting at the Main Office will be open the day of the Annual Meeting and close promptly at 5:00 p.m. Members must be present to vote. No member shall have more than one vote by proxy or mail-in ballot. Nominations shall not be made from the floor at the Annual Meeting.
The Nominating Committee has nominated two incumbents: Stephen Carroll and Sue Johnson. Qualified members who wish to run for a vacant seat on the board, but are not nominated by the nominating committee, can be placed on the ballot by Nomination by Petition. The Board Secretary shall post, in each office, at least 75 days prior to the Annual Meeting (January 4, 2012), that interested parties may submit nominations by petition for vacant seats. Those who wish to be nominated by petition must submit the following to the Board Secretary, no later than 40 days before the Annual Meeting (February 8, 2012):
- A petition signed by 1% (approx. 158) of Credit Union Membership who joined on or before December 31, 2012;
- An official volunteer application;
- A signed certificate stating the nominee is agreeable to the nomination and will serve if elected to office; and
- Biographical data and a statement of qualifications.
The Board Secretary shall cause such nominations, along with those of the Nominating Committee, to be posted in each branch at least 35 days prior to the Annual Meeting (February 13, 2012). Interested applicants should call Pinellas FCU and ask for Michelle Laber at (727) 586-4422 ext. 117 for the required forms.