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Destinations Credit Union Presents PREFACE Award

Destinations Credit Union presented its quarterly "PREFACE" award to Angela Becker. The award was established in 2014 for its employees who best exemplify its core values.

In conjunction with the Sandusky Group, Destinations' management and staff established its Core 4™ values: Passion, Respect (Mutual), Exceeding Expectations and Forward Thinking/Visionary – PREF.

The award was established to honor an employee each quarter who best exemplifies those values – its "ACE" of PREF. All employees were invited to nominate any other employee and a committee of staff representing all departments scored the nominees.

The award itself is a crystal lighthouse, reminiscent of one of Gerry Sandusky's favorite sayings, "Be the lighthouse, not the courthouse." In addition, the award recipient receives extra employee perks throughout the quarter.

"Angela has been an anchor at Destinations Credit Union for many years." stated Brian Vittek, CEO of Destinations. "She is a long-time favorite of the members and demonstrates her commitment to them every day."

Angela has been a Destinations employee for over 22 years. Having started as a teller, she rose through the ranks and held a wide variety of positions. Positions included electronic payment processor, insurance processor, plastic card processor, automobile title processor, loan counselor and business development. Currently she serves as a Loan Officer and is responsible for escrow analysis on Destinations Credit Union's mortgage portfolio.

Annual Meeting and Election

The Annual Meeting of Destinations Credit Union will be held on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at the Best Western Hotel (Cromwell Bridge Road) from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Join us for light refreshments, prizes and a look at the year in review, as well as the future plans of the Credit Union. The business meeting will begin promptly at 5:30.

Call for Nominations

As a member of the Credit Union, you are also an owner. You have the right to elect the Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee is seeking interested and qualified members to serve on the Board. Three incumbent three-year terms will be open for the 2015 election.

The Nominating Committee requires a Director to be a member in good standing for at least 2 years and be 18 years or older with qualified experience. If any applicant is not nominated by the Nominating Committee as a candidate for the Board of Directors, the applicant may seek nomination by a petition signed by the membership. If you are interested, please download the application. Or, you may contact Carol at 410-663-2500 ext. 124 or e-mail her at carol@destinationscu.org. She will provide application materials.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday January 21, 2015. If there are more than three candidates for the open seats, a mail ballot will be sent to all qualified members. The election results will be announced at the Annual Meeting on April 16. If there are only three candidates for the three open seats on the Board, the election will be by acclamation at the Annual Meeting on April 16th.



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