About Us

Board of Directors

Meet the people who provide direction to your credit union.

Veridian's all-volunteer, unpaid Board of Directors is made up of 15 members who oversee strategic planning and general policy setting in the interest of their fellow members. Five directors are seated for three-year terms at Veridian's Annual Meeting.

Veridian's Board of Directors

Stephanie Atkin

Stephanie Atkin
Director since 2019

Pam Ayres

Pam Ayres
Director since 2011

Emsad Begic

Emsad Begic
Director since 2022

Bill Boevers

Bill Boevers
Director since 2009

Cynthia Buettner

Cynthia Buettner
Director since 2018

Jim Kacher

James Kacher
Director since 1990

Bob Kressig

Bob Kressig
Director since 1996

Traci McBee

Traci McBee
Director since 2013

Justine Peebles

Justine Peebles
Director since 2017

Ginger Shirley

Ginger Shirley
Director since 2000

Cindy Sprole

Cindy Sprole
Director since 2021

Creston Van Wey

Creston L. Van Wey
Director since 1989

Aubrey Ward

Aubrey Ward
Director since 2020

Nick Waters

Nick Waters
Director since 2012

Gaylen Witzel

Gaylen D. Witzel
Director since 1976

The Executive Committee helps oversee the Board of Directors. Current officers are:

  • Board Chair:  Cynthia Buettner
  • Treasurer: Stephanie Atkin
  • First Vice Chair: Aubrey Ward
  • Second Vice Chair: Nick Waters
  • Secretary: Justine Peebles

A call for board candidates is issued each January. Nominees are presented to Veridian's members, who can vote online prior to the  Annual Meeting.

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