Nominating Committee Report

The Nominating Committee has selected two candidates for the two upcoming open seats on the Meridian Trust Board of Directors. Nominees are:

  • Kim Lee, Meridian Trust member since 1996. Has served on numerous civic and non-profit boards and currently resides in Riverton, Wyoming.
  • Mike Bleakley, Meridian Trust member since 2015. Currently serving Wyoming Retirement System (WRS) as Staff Development and Executive Administrator in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

In accordance with credit union bylaws and rules, the Board of Directors will be announced at our 2018 Annual Meeting. With two open positions on the board and two nominees, there will not be an election this year unless further candidates apply through petition.

Per Meridian Trust Bylaws, Article 5, Section 1: A brief statement of qualifications and biographical data in a form approved by the Board of Directors will be included for each nominee submitted by the nominating committee with the written notice to all eligible members.

Deadline: Petitions must be returned by end of business day on March 16th, 2018, complete with a minimum of 1% of the membership or 275 signatures of primary members.

Signatures from individuals who are joint owners, but who do not have a primary share account of their own, are not valid. If there are no nominations by petition, the two candidates stated above will be put forth on the election ballot.

Download a copy of Petition for Nomination.

Signed petitions must be received by certified mail at the following address:

Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union
Attn: Board of Director Nominations
PO Box 548
Cheyenne, WY 82003

Any petitions received after end of business on March 16th, 2018 will not be accepted.