Annual Meeting of the Members 2014

The 81st Annual Meeting of Schools Financial Credit Union members will be held on Sunday, March 16, 2014, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Schools’ Board of Directors, Supervisory Committee and Management will discuss the progress of your Credit Union before a catered lunch is served. To join us at this informative affair, please RSVP no later than March 10 by calling 916-569-2001 (Sacramento area) or 800-962-0990, ext. 2001.

Slate Selected
The Nominating Committee, chaired by Eugene J. Houghton, Jr. with members Marie Smith and Greg Smith, has nominated Ron Kramnic, Gloria Ross and Dolores Bleekman for three-year terms to the Board of Directors, and George Bleekman for a three-year term to the Supervisory Committee.

Ron Kramnic taught in the Grant Joint Union High School District for 29 years. Serving on Schools’ Board of Directors since 1969, Ron currently holds the position of Vice Chairman. In addition to his extensive teaching career, Mr. Kramnic has worked as a licensed real estate broker for more than 30 years and possess the coveted Certified Residential Specialist designation held my only five percent of the nation’s realtors. He has a Bachelor of Science and a Master's degree from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and has received fellowships from the University of Hawaii and California State University, Sacramento.

Gloria Ross began her service to the Credit Union Movement when she was elected to the El Dorado County Schools Credit Union Board of Directors, where she held Director and Secretary positions during her 17-year tenure. Following the merger of El Dorado County Credit Union with Schools Financial Credit Union, Gloria was elected to Schools' Supervisory Committee in 1981. In 1983, she was elected to serve on the Board of Directors, and in 1988, she was elected to serve as the Board Secretary. Gloria earned her undergraduate degree at Southern Idaho College of Education and graduate degree from California State University, Sacramento. She went on to teach in the Camino and Placerville Union School districts for more than 40 years.

Dolores Bleekman has been a member of Schools Financial Credit Union since 1967. She began service to the Credit Union when its Ambassador Program was introduced in 1994. In 1999, Dolores became a Member-At-Large and served on the Personnel Committee. She was elected to the Supervisory Committee in 2001, serving as Secretary and Chairman, before being elected to the Board of Directors in 2010. Dolores holds an undergraduate degree from Eastern Michigan University and a graduate degree from University of LaVerne. She retired in 1993 after a 30-year teaching career and continued as a substitute teacher until 2003.

George Bleekman, Schools member since 1967, started volunteering for Schools’ Credit Committee in the early 1970s and moved on to become an Ambassador in the mid-1990s. In 1999, he was selected to serve as a Member-At-Large. During the ensuing 11 years, George served as a Member-At-Large on the following committees: Savings Loans Products and Services, Personnel, Facilities and Marketing. George was elected to the Supervisory Committee in 2010. George holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from the University of Michigan. Awarded a National Science Foundation Fellowship to the University of Oregon, he earned a Master of Science degree in Advanced Biology. In 1993, he retired as Professor Emeritus of Biology from American River College, where he taught for 25 years.

If you have appointed the Credit Union's Board to act as your representative by means of a current, unrevoked proxy, the proxy will be voted by the Board’s authorized designee at member meetings on Director and Supervisory Committee elections, amendments to the bylaws and articles of incorporation, as well as such other proper business as may come before such meetings. Your proxy may be revoked by a subsequent proxy, or otherwise in writing. You may also withdraw your proxy from any meeting you attend in person.