2018 Annual Meeting
*** 2018 Call for Nominees for Board and Officials***
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 next Annual Meeting is scheduled for Friday, April 20, 2018, 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 three Board of Director positions and two Supervisory Committee positions include Board Incumbents: Ralph Altice, William W. Lewis, and Larry Landrum; and Supervisory Committee Incumbents: Scott Huval and Ashley Ehlert.
A brief statement of qualifications is attached. 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, 2018 and submitted to:
Secretary of the Board
New Horizons CreditUnion
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 20, 2018.
Nominating Committee Slate of Officers Nominations
Board of Directors Nominees:
Ralph Altice (Incumbent) – 3-year term:
Ralph Altice has served on the Board of Directors for over 3 years and formerly served on the Supervisory Committee. He has been a member of the Credit Union for over 28 years. Ralph is retired and was employed at BASF Corporation as a Senior Production Cost Accountant. He is past Chairman of the Board of Directors for MARC and has served on the State of Alabama ARC Board of Directors. He holds a B.S. degree in Accounting and an MBA. He is a member of several local and national organizations. He is also an active member of his church.
William W. “W. W.” Lewis (Incumbent) – 3-year term:
W.W. Lewis has served on the Board of Directors for over 12 years and formerly served on the Supervisory Committee for 13 years and served as Chairman for 10 years. He has been a member of the Credit Union for over 51 years. W.W. is retired from Kimberly Clark Corporation – formerly Scott Paper Company after 38 years. He is an active member of his church where he has served as Deacon and Sunday School Superintendent as well as served on various committees. He is a Master Mason and active member of Lodge #637 in Citronelle, AL.
Larry R. Landrum (Incumbent) – 2-year term:
Larry Landrum currently serves on the New Horizons Credit Union Board of Directors after having served on the Supervisory Committee prior to that for over twenty dedicated years. Larry has been a member of New Horizons Credit Union for over forty-five years and has watched it grow over the decades. Larry Landrum is retired from the Kimberly Clark Corporation – formerly Scott Paper Company after 32 years of service. Larry is also an active member of his church and other organizations.
Supervisory Committee Nominees:
Scott C. Huval (Incumbent) - 3-year term:
Scott C. Huval has served as a member of the New Horizons Credit Union Supervisory Committee for over six years. Prior to that, Scott held an Associate Director position for the New Horizons Credit Union Board of Directors. Scott is currently employed as a Senior Accounting Manager at Volunteers of America,Southeast. He graduated in 1990 from the Louisiana State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Scott also holds two accounting certifications, Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.
Ashley Ehlert (Incumbent) – 1-year term:
Ashley Ehlert currently serves as member of the Supervisory Committee. Ashley has served as an Associate Director for the New Horizons Credit Union Board of Directors for over three years learning and understanding the mission of the Credit Union. Ashley is currently employed by the University of South Alabama as their Athletics Account Executive for Jaguar Sports Properties and is active with other University of South Alabama events. Ashley is an active member of her church and many community outreach non-profit organizations.