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2017 CPFCU Board Of Directors Nomination & Election Packet

Petition packets will be available November 28th, 2016 for anyone interested in becoming a nominee for the CP Federal Credit Union Board of Directors. Members interested in a Board elective position, apply using the elective office applications and the petition forms here, or by visiting Shari Smith-Walters, Vice President of eCommerce, at the Main Office - 1100 Clinton Road, Jackson, MI. All completed petitions must be returned no later that January 13th, 2017 by 5:00pm. 

In 2017, we have three, 3 year positions available. The Board has nominated:

C. Fred Gross

Quentin Guinn

Tim Denton

We also have one, 1 year position available. The Board has nominated:

Regina Funkhouser

Board of Directors

Chairman, James Best

Vice Chairman, James Tyslenko

Treasurer, Quentin Guinn

Secretary, Jo Ann Rand

Director, L. Keith Acker

Director, C. Fred Gross

Director, Tim Denton

Director, Ronald Parzych

Director, Regina Funkhouser

Associate Director, Josh Burgett

Associate Director, Dennis DeCosta

Associate Director, Paul Buchholtz

Board of Directors Responsibilities:

  • Attend regularly scheduled monthly meetings
  • Initiate strategic and long-range planning
  • Formulate policies in broad terms to provide guidance and leadership in accomplishing the mission of the credit union
  • Coordinate & direct Board, Committee and Staff energies, talents and abilities as a team
  • Analyze and interpret environmental forces and organizational characteristics
  • Sole employee: President/CEO
  • Respond timely to regulatory examinations and audit recommendations
  • Assign duties to the Supervisory Committee (if required)

Please submit in writing, any questions or concerns for the Board of Directors to:

Board of Directors
CP Federal Credit Union
1100 Clinton Road
Jackson, MI 49201

Supervisory Committee

Chairman, Carl Gilzow

Committee, Ken Rudolph

Committee, Tim Denton

Supervisory Committee Responsibilities

  • Assist any member with questions, problems or inquiries and report to the Board of Directors any findings, problems, suggestions, or concerns of the membership
  • Provide internal audits as required and hire independent auditors with Board approval
  • Coordinate Board of Director's election with independent auditor

Please submit in writing, any questions or concerns for the Supervisory Committee to:

Supervisory Committee
CP Federal Credit Union
1100 Clinton Road
Jackson, MI 49201

Or email the Supervisory Committee at supervisorycommittee@cpfederal.com.

Senior Management

President / CEO, John Crist

Chief Financial Officer, Ed Konrad

Vice President of Marketing, Sarah Ermatinger

Vice President of Risk Management/Specialized Lending, Chrissy Siders

Vice President of eCommerce, Shari Smith Walters

Vice President of Operations, Valerie Schuette