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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.

“The democratic election of our board is fundamental to the credit union difference,” said Veridian President and CEO Monte Berg. “It helps ensure decisions at the highest level are made in our members’ interest. Directors serve as unpaid volunteers, and we’re grateful for their selfless leadership.”

Veridian's Board of Directors

Stephanie Atkin

Stephanie Atkin
Director since 2019

Pam Ayres

Pam Ayres
Director since 2011

Bill Boevers

Bill Boevers
Director since 2009

Cynthia Buettner

Cynthia Buettner
Director since 2018

Thomas DeLong

Thomas DeLong
Director since 1989

Paul Gengler

Paul Gengler
Director since 2001

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

Denny Skelton

Denny Skelton
Director since 2014

Creston Van Wey

Creston L. Van Wey
Director since 1989

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:  Nick Waters
  • Treasurer: Cynthia Buettner
  • First Vice Chair: Creston Van Wey
  • Second Vice Chair: Pam Ayres
  • Secretary: Traci McBee

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

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