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Upcoming Board of Directors Election and Annual Meeting

May 9, 2014

Upcoming Board of Directors Election Information- the Annual Election will take place during our Annual Meeting on July 23, 2014, at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at Mid-Atlantic FCU's Headquarters, 12820 Wisteria Drive, Germantown, Maryland, 20874.

The slate of candidates is listed below.  Nominations may also be made by a petition signed by 236 members (1% of the membership) and must include member's name and member number, or the last four digits of the member's social security number. Each nominee by petition must submit a statement of qualifications and biographical data with the petition.

To be effective, nominations by petition must be accompanied by a signed certificate from the nominee or nominees stating that they are agreeable to nomination and will serve if elected to office. Nominations by petition must be filed with the secretary of the board at the above mentioned address by June 13 and the secretary will ensure that nominations by petition, along with those of the nominating committee, are posted in a conspicuous place in each credit union office at least 35 days before the annual meeting.

All persons nominated by either the nominating committee or by petition will be placed before the members.  When nominations are closed, the chair will appoint the tellers, ballots are distributed, the vote is taken and tallied by the tellers, and the results announced.

The election will not be conducted by ballot and there will be no nominations from the floor when the number of nominees equals the number of positions (four) to be filled.

CANDIDATES

John G. Boothe has served on the Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union Board of Directors since 1984.  He currently holds the position of Treasurer of the Board, and is a member of the Executive and Asset Liability Committees.  Mr. Boothe is retired from the IBM Corporation and the Lockheed Martin Corporation.  Mr. Boothe taught part time at Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA for five years following his retirement from his aerospace career.  He holds an undergraduate business degree and an MBA from West Virginia University.

Barbara Kawamura has served on the Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union Board of Directors since 1990. She currently holds the position of Secretary of the Board and is a member of the Management Committee.  She was a member of the Supervisory Committee for 5 years prior to becoming a Board member.  She worked for the IBM Corporation for 11 years and is now employed by Rockville Nursery School and Kindergarten in Rockville, MD.  She has a B.S. degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, in Information Systems Management.  She is active in her church and in Rockville civic groups.

W. R. Poffenberger has served on the Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union Board of Directors since 1980. He currently serves on the Management Committee and had previously served as Secretary for many years.  Mr. Poffenberger is retired from the IBM Corporation and the Lockheed Martin Corporation with 37 years of Program and Configuration Management.  Mr. Poffenberger also attended Hagerstown College and the University of Maryland.

Diann Stein has served as a Board member since November 2012 fulfilling the seat previously held by Charles Thomas. In addition, she has served as a member and Chair of the Supervisory Committee since 2009 until her appointment to the Board.

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