68th Annual Meeting Voting
Use the ballot below to vote online. Ballots must be received by 6 p.m. CST Wednesday, July 15, 2020 to be counted. Candidate information is located below the ballot.
Your ballot is your entry into the prize drawings.
Board of Directors Candidates
Jan is a former Vishay/Dale employee. She began her career with Dale Electronics in 1973 and has been a member of Dale Employees Federal Credit Union since.
Jan has previously served on the DEFCU Board of Directors and looks forward to serving on it again. Jan believes that the credit union serves an important role in the Vishay/Dale community now and in the future and would like to see it grow with education and technology innovations.
Jan is currently retired and enjoys all the benefits of retirement with include traveling, concentrating on her hobbies, and staying home when it is snowing. She also has her own business that keeps her busy.
Cheryl worked at Vishay/Dale from 1977 until 1993. During that tenure, she served as Chairman of the credit union and on the credit committee. Cheryl maintained her Credit Union membership and believes it is an asset to the employees, their families and retirees.
Cheryl is a graduate of Central Community College - A.A., the University of Nebraska - B.S., and received her Masters in Business Administration from the University. She is also a Certified Economic Developer.
Cheryl has great experiences working with businesses and entreprenuers in their startups and recognizes the value of financial education and security today and in the future. Cheryl enjoys traveling, Dog-Digby, and spending time with family and friends.
Cheryl has served on boards in Columbus and across the state. She currently serves of the Columbus Library Foundation Board and would welcome the opportunity to serve as board member for the Dale Employees Federal Credit Union.
Ron started working at Vishay-Dale in May of 1983 as a Product Engineer. Since that time, he has been responsible for a number of different manufacturing lines and products. Currently, he is a Senior Process Engineer.
Ron's hobbies include gardening, hunting, and target shooting. However, most of his free time is spent helping his brother farm. He also enjoys spoiling his nephews and nieces.
Ron has been a member of the Dale Employees Federal Credit Union for most of his career at Vishay. He has served on the Credit Committee from 1998 - 2005, Board of Directors from 2005 - 2011, Credit Committee 2011 - 2014, and back to Board of Directors since 2014. He also serves as the Registered NMLS Member of the Credit Committee. He hopes through his active participation in the credit union to improve its service to the members.
Todd has been employed with Vishay-Dale since July of 1984 and became a Credit Union member shortly after. He currently works as a R&D Engineer. Todd received his A.A.S. in Electronics from Northeast Community College and a B.S. and MBA from Bellevue University. Todd also is currently serving as Treasurer on the Credit Union's Board of Directors.
Todd and his wife, Rhonda, who is also a long-time member of the Credit Union, live in Columbus.
Todd believes that the Credit Union is a benefit for its members and a great alternative to the large impersonal service that you receive at other financial institutions.
Credit Committee Candidate
Elizabeth began her employment at Vishay-Dale in June 1994 as a Product Engineer. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering from Kansas State Universitry.
Elizabeth and her husband, Roger, live in Columbus with their two children: Kevin and Rachel.
Elizabeth previously served on the Credit Committee from 1997 to 2003 and 2006 to 2019, and would welcome the opportunity to serve again. She feels that the credit union offers may valuable services to its members, and would work to help DEFCU remain a strong entity.