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Call for Volunteers

EECU is now accepting applications for our annual election to the Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee, and our Associate Volunteer program.

Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Candidates

Our annual election to the Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee is May 2015. The deadline to submit a candidate application is February 13, 2015. The Nomination/Election Committee will review applications and interview potential candidates prior to placing names into nomination. Members who are not nominated may still seek election by submitting a petition containing the verified signatures of 100 credit union members. The petitions must be submitted by March 17, 2015.

Three seats will be up for election on the Board of Directors, and three seats will be available on the Supervisory Committee. Members of the Board of Directors are responsible for directing and controlling the affairs of the credit union, exercising sound governance and leadership, and working closely with management to develop sound policies. The Supervisory Committee is responsible for ensuring rules/regulations are followed and internal controls are in place to protect the credit union. The Supervisory Committee is also responsible for selecting the credit union’s external audit firm and overseeing the credit union’s books and records.

Associate Volunteer Candidates

The Board of Directors may appoint up to three candidates to become associate volunteers. Associate Volunteers provide the credit union with an ongoing resource to provide qualified future candidates for Board and Supervisory Committee elections. Associate Volunteers will complete educational training, attend Board and Supervisory Committee meetings, participate in planning sessions, and fulfill other requirements of the position.

Applicants must be members. Appointment to the Associate Volunteer program will be voted on by the Board of Directors. One-year terms begin in April 2015.

Application Information and Requirements

Prior to February 13, 2015, potential candidates for an elected or associate volunteer position must attend a scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors or the Supervisory Committee and an orientation session to review the responsibilities of the position. The meeting dates are listed below.

Members interested in running for an elected or associate volunteer position must meet specific criteria for eligibility. For more information, please call (559) 437-7924, or write to:
 

The Nomination/Election Committee
c/o Educational Employees Credit Union
P.O. Box 5242
Fresno, CA 93755

Board of Directors Meeting Dates

November 18, 2014
December 16, 2014
January 27, 2015

Supervisory Committee Meeting Dates

December 4, 2014
February 10, 2015

Candidate Orientation Dates

February 10 and 11, 2015

Candidate Interview Dates

February 17, 18, and 19, 2015

Member Account Confirmation Letter

As an integral part of our risk management process, every year EECU contacts a sample of its members to confirm the accuracy of their account balances. The process is required by our auditors (Moss Adams LLP) and our regulators. It is one of the many internal control processes followed by the credit union to enhance the accuracy and reliability of our financial reporting system which ultimately protects you, our member.

If you received one of the letters, you will notice that only the last four digits of your account number will appear on the share and loan account confirmation. For example, if the account number is 12345678, it will be printed on the letter as xxxx5678.

Please confirm your share, loan or Visa information noted on the letter and respond directly to Moss Adams LLC at the address below if the information is incorrect or if requested to do so in the letter. As always, with any documentation that has personal information, please be sure to shred it after you’ve received it and taken action.

Moss Adams LLP
101 Second Street, Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94105

If you received this letter and have any questions, please call:

Casey Meeks
EECU Internal Audit Director
(559) 437-7727

Member Service Call Center
(800) 538-3328 


The Home Depot Data Breach

The Home Depot has confirmed a breach of its payment data systems that may affect debit and credit cardholders who used their card at its U.S. and Canada stores from April 2014 forward. We are monitoring this situation closely and we will notify you if we see any fraudulent transactions on your account. We recommend that you review your account activity and statements closely and let us know if you see any transactions that you don’t recognize.

Click here for the official statement from The Home Depot. 


David and Derek Carr Partner with EECU

Fresno State’s own David and Derek Carr are endorsing EECU. The Carr brothers are community leaders, all-round great guys and awesome athletes. Both were outstanding Fresno State quarterbacks, leading the Bulldogs to many memorable victories and setting numerous school and conference records. Derek is starting his NFL career after the Oakland Raiders selected him in the second round of this year’s draft. David was the first pick of the 2002 NFL draft by the Houston Texans. His professional career spanned 11 seasons.

EECU is proud to be partnering with the Carr brothers!


Self-Serve Coin Machines at EECU Branches

Do you have a lot of loose change lying around? Bring it to EECU! We have FREE self-service coin machines in our Barstow, Valentine, Selma and Merced branches. The machines are for EECU members only.

You just drop the coins in the machine and it counts them for you. The machine will print a receipt that you can take to a teller, and then you can choose cash or deposit. It's that easy! We plan to install coin machines at many of our other branch offices in the future.

 

EECU Call Center
1-800-538-EECU (3328)