*** 2019 Annual Meeting of the Membership & Nominee Information***
New Horizons Credit Union is overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee who are elected by our membership at the Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting is scheduled for Friday, April 19, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the University of South Alabama – Student Center -Mobile, AL.
The Nominating Committee, appointed by the Board Chairman, nominates at least one (1) member for each vacancy and determines that the nominees are qualified and willing to serve. The slate of candidates, as presented by the Nominating Committee, for two Board of Director positions and one Supervisory Committee positions with all positions to serve a 3-year term include Board Incumbents: Deloris Bagsby and Joe Mills; and Supervisory Incumbent: Ashley Zavros.
A brief statement of qualifications is included in this notice. Per Credit Union Bylaws, an election will not be conducted by ballot, and there will be no nominations from the floor where there is at least one nominee for each position to be filled.
Nominations for vacancies may still be made by petition signed by 1% of the members with a maximum of 500. Each nominee by petition must submit a similar statement of qualifications and biographical data with the petition. Nominations by petition must be accompanied by a signed certificate from the nominee that they are agreeable to nomination and will serve if elected to office. All signed petitions must be received by March 1, 2019 and submitted to:
Secretary of the Board
New Horizons Credit Union
P.O. Box 2966
Mobile, AL 36652
Any candidate who wishes to run for office must be a member in good standing with the Credit Union. Interested and qualified members may obtain a candidate/petition packet from the Corporate Office at 622 Azalea Road, Mobile, AL 36609.
Should there be no contest, nominees to the New Horizons Credit Union Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee will be elected by acclamation at the Credit Union’s Annual Meeting on April 19, 2019.
Nominating Committee Slate of Officers Nominations
Board of Directors Nominees:
Deloris T. Bagsby (Incumbent) – 3-year term:
Deloris Bagsby has served on the Board of Directors since 2005 and currently serves as Secretary. She formerly served on the Supervisory Committee and has been a Credit Union member for over 40 years. She is also a former credit union employee. Ms. Bagsby is retired as Program Coordinator from the Alternative Sentencing Department at the Mobile Correctional Center. She presently serves on the Mobile Judicial Commission appointed by Governor Kay Ivey. Ms. Bagsby stays active in the community through the Mobile County HIV Planning and Outreach Committee, Mobile Weed & Seed Community, Mobile Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, and other organizations.
W.J. “Joe” Mills (Incumbent) – 3-year term:
W.J. “Joe” Mills has served on the Board of Directors for over six-years. Previously, Mr. Mills served on the Credit Union’s Supervisory Committee for over eight years. Mr. Mills also has served on the Credit Committee for nine years. Mr. Mills has been retired since 2001 from Kimberly-Clark Corporation, formerly Scott Paper Company, where he employed in the E&I Department. Mr. Mills has been a proud New Horizons Credit Union member for over 53 years. Mr. Mills stays active in the community with his commitment to the annual Mobile County School System’s High School Hi-Q Scholastic Bowl & Tournament where he has participated as equipment manager and score keeper for over 30 years.
Supervisory Committee Nominee:
Ashley Zavros (Incumbent) - 3-year term:
Ashley Zavros has served as member of the Supervisory Committee for two years. She has served as an Associate Director for over four years learning and understanding the mission of the Credit Union. Ms. Zavros is currently employed by the University of South Alabama as their Athletics Account Executive for Jaguar Sports Properties where she ensures the corporate sales components and maintains relationships with community partners to support the Jag fund which serves over 400 student-athletes. Previously, Ms. Zavros was a Senior Account Manager at Clear Channel Media. She is also a supporter of St. Jude Children’s Hospital, United Way, and is also active in many community organizations.