Board of Directors

Duties and Responsibilities of the Board of Directors

2018 Board of Directors Application for Nomination Kit now available. Please click herePlease note that applications must be received no later than February 28th, 2018 to allow for sufficient time for the successful completion of the nomination process.

Board of Directors: Board members are elected to three year terms of office by The Energy Credit Union's (TECU's) membership at the annual meeting. They set future strategy, develop policies, oversee TECU's financial security, review the CEO's progress in achieving goals and objectives, represent the interests of the entire membership, and report to the members at the annual meeting. In addition to attending monthly board meetings, directors have opportunities to serve on committees and task forces and to receive free training and education on issues important to the Credit Union and its members.

Audit Committee Members: Committee members are appointed by the TECU's Board of Directors on an annual basis. The Audit Committee verifies Credit Union records, monitors financial controls and procedures, and works with TECU's internal auditor and external audit firm. Committee members typically meet on a quarterly basis, and have access to free training and education to help them fulfill their role.

Your Board Of Directors

Joseph C Bonello Board Chair
Lina Gurdonyi Board VP
Kenn Scott Secretary
Tomasso (Tom) Maccarone Director
Jennifer Reynolds Director
Gary Ryan Director
Peter Frijio Director
Alexander (Sandy) Scott Director

If you wish to contact any of your Board Members click here.


Board Member Obligations:

  • Establish policy.
  • Select, appraise (annually), and support the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Monitor finances and assure financial soundness.
  • Develop, monitor, and update long-range plans.
  • Assure that products and services meet the needs of the members.
  • Keep current with all regulations, policies, and trends in order to make sound critical decisions.
  • Attend and/or complete relevant annual training seminars/sessions (seminar costs) will be reimbursed by the Credit Union).
  • Upon completion of all training seminars provide a brief presentation to the board in order to expand that training to the entire board.
  • Report immediately to the Chairman any conflicts of interest that would prohibit you from fulfilling all of your duties and responsibilities as a Director.

Specific Duties:

  • Attend meetings.
  • Be well informed on agenda items in advance of meetings.
  • Listen respectfully to other points of view.
  • Participate in open exchange of ideas.
  • Participate in decision making.
  • Represent the Credit Union to the public and to members.
  • Educate yourself about the needs of the members served by the Credit Union.
  • Participate in relevant training events to increase your knowledge to better serve the membership.