TFCU Holds 54th Annual
Re-elected to serve on the board were Justin Breese, a state fish biologist and Mike Cruise, a retired U.S. Forest Service employee; and elected for the first time Jennifer Etten, a local small business owner. Etten previously served on the TFCU Supervisory Committee. She replaces Larry Tillotson, who chose not to seek re-election. Tillotson, a retired teacher, completed eleven years on the board, serving as treasurer the past 9 years.
Board officers were elected at a meeting following the annual Membership meeting. Re-elected officers included Justin Breese, chair; Mark Tollfeldt, vice chair; and Mike Cruise, secretary. R. Todd Ranniger was elected treasurer.
Approximately 111 members plus joint accountholders and children attended the annual meeting. Betty Marksheffel, a charter member, was remembered at the meeting. She was a retired educator and a pioneer member and avid supporter of Tongass Federal Credit Union. Initially teachers and public employees qualified for membership.
Tongass FCU is a financial cooperative owned by its members. Today it operates five branches on four islands in Southern Southeast Alaska, and is open for membership to anyone living, working, attending school or worshipping in this area.
Board of Directors: Justin Breese, Mark Tollfeldt, Mike Cruise, R. Todd Ranniger, Gail Klein, Rob Steward (Klawock) and Jennifer Etten
Supervisory Committee: Judith McQuerry, Georgianna Zimmerle, Kim Singstad, Scott Edwards and Nathan Fawcett (Metlakatla).
Editing by Mary Kauffman, SitNews
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