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Annual Meeting

Each year, General Electric Credit Union hosts an Annual Meeting to review the prior year’s financial statement and discuss initiatives for the coming year. Additionally, results of the Board of Director’s election are shared at the Annual Meeting.

This year’s Annual Meeting will be held on April 16, 2024, at 4 pm. The meeting will be held virtually, and members can attend via phone or online. Reservations are required to attend, and login information will be sent to you upon membership confirmation. 

Board of Directors Election

Your Credit Union’s Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers elected by you and other members. Their vital role is to establish the Credit Union’s policies and procedures. Voting for your Board of Directors is one important way your Credit Union differs from other (for profit) financial institutions and is a benefit of GECU membership.

As a valued member, you have the right and opportunity to select those individuals you believe to be best qualified to serve in this capacity. Voting for your Board of Directors is one important way your Credit Union differs from other (for profit) financial institutions and is a benefit of GECU membership. Members have the opportunity to cast their ballot for our three open Board of Directors position. 

You can easily vote online until April 9, 2024! We are utilizing a third-party provider, CUBallot, to administer the online ballot and collection. When you visit the login page, and follow the process to select your candidates, you will see the CUBallot and General Electric Credit Union logos on screen.

  • Click the Vote Online button below.
  • Log in using the following information:
    • Username = Your member number or any GECU account number.
    • Password = The last six digits of your Social Security Number.
  • Follow the instructions to cast and submit your vote online.

If you received an invitation to vote online but would prefer a paper ballot, please contact Angela Bachmann at: 513.577.8808 or [email protected]

Questions about the Annual Meeting? Contact Angela Bachmann at: [email protected] or call: 513.577.8808.

General Electric Credit Union is a full-service financial institution headquartered in Cincinnati with branches in Ohio and Kentucky.

FAQs

Active members and business members, with a member or account number may attend our Annual Meeting. 

To register, please visit: gecreditunion.org/annualmeeting and complete the registration form. We will send instructions for accessing the meeting within three business days via email. 

Once registered, within three business days you will receive an email from: [email protected] containing a link and instructions explaining the details for how to log in to attend the Annual Meeting. You will also receive a reminder email one day, and one hour, prior to the meeting with the same instructions.

Yes, it’s important for all members to register individually to have an accurate total and documentation of members who plan to attend. This is required for an official business meeting and in determining a quorum (the minimum number of members that must be present to make the proceedings of the meeting valid).

The link to login for the meeting is unique to you and identifies you in the meeting. This allows us to have an accurate record of those in attendance and for making and documenting motions on items that require taking action during the meeting. If you are interested in attending, you can register for your unique login information by visiting: gecreditunion.org/annualmeeting; you will receive your unique link to join the Annual Meeting.

Please contact our Marketing team at: [email protected] or call our dedicated Annual Meeting support team directly at: 513.247.2326 for assistance.

The meeting will begin at 4 pm and could last up to an hour. We will promptly begin the meeting and ask you join by 3:55 pm. You can begin logging into the meeting as early as 3:40 pm on April 16, 2024. 

Questions are always welcome! You can submit questions ahead of time by emailing: [email protected]. If you have questions during the meeting, you will have the opportunity to do so using the chat feature. We will provide further instruction on how to use the chat feature during the meeting.

To cancel a registration, please email: [email protected] or call Angela Bachmann directly at: 513.577.8808. You may also notify any team member when visiting or calling a branch. Our team members will let our Marketing team know about the cancellation.

Yes. The Annual Report will be available on our website at: gecreditunion.org/annualmeeting the day of the Annual Meeting (April 16, 2024) through the rest of the year. A copy will also be available for download, from within GoToMeeting throughout the meeting. If you would like a paper copy, please contact Angela Bachmann at: [email protected] or at: 513.577.8808, with your information and a physical copy will be mailed to you.

Members who are 16 years or older as of December 31, 2023 are eligible to vote. Business members as of December 31, 2023, are also eligible to vote.

If voting by paper ballot, all ballots must be received by mail in the provided postage paid envelope, no later than Tuesday, April 9, 2024. Please allow enough time for the post office to deliver your ballot. If voting online, eligible members have until 11:59 pm on April 9, 2024 to submit an eBallot. Ballots cannot be dropped off in a branch as we use a third party to manage the election. Please use the postage-paid envelope provided with your ballot and carefully follow the directions for voting. If you misplace your postage-paid envelope, you can use your own envelope and address it to: 
    CUBallot – Election Processing
    E Space Communications Inc. 
P.O. Box 3156
Dublin, OH 43016
 

No, you are not required to vote; however, voting for the Board of Directors is one important way the Credit Union differs from other (for profit) financial institutions. Voting is a benefit of GECU membership as you have the ability to directly elect those who serve on our board. The Board of Directors consists of members who volunteer their time and dedication to support the best interests of our members; their main role is to protect the financial interest of credit union members.

No, if a paper ballot and online ballot (eBallot) are both submitted, the first vote received and verified will be the vote that is counted. Once a vote is made online, the system will not allow you to vote again. 

The results of the Board of Director election will be announced at our Annual Meeting held on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. You may register for this year’s meeting, by visiting: gecreditunion.org/annualmeeting.

Every paper ballot mailing received should include a: Ballot Letter with Notice of Annual Meeting, Ballot, Candidate Bio Sheet, and postage-paid Return Envelope. To receive the missing insert, please email: [email protected] or call Angela Bachmann directly at: 513.577.8808.

No. You need to mail your ballot in the provided postage-paid envelope as the election is managed through an approved third party. We are not able to accept ballots at any Credit Union office. If the postage-paid envelope provided with the ballot mailing is lost, you can use your own envelope and address it to: 
    CUBallot – Election Processing
    E Space Communications Inc. 
P.O. Box 3156
Dublin, OH 43016
 

We offer online voting as a fast, convenient way for you to participate in our Board of Directors election. Additionally, online voting provides the opportunity to reduce expenses as it significantly decreases the number of ballots printed and mailed. These savings allow us to give more back to our members and further enhance our products and services. 

We partnered with CUBallot, a third-party company, to manage our Board of Directors election. They will collect and tally the votes confidentially and securely; they provide the results to the Credit Union at the end of the election.

Yes, emails to vote for the GECU Board of Directors election will come from our email address ([email protected]), which is the same address we use when sending other communication efforts. 

  • Username: Your member number or any GECU account number. Note: A credit/debit card (number on the card) cannot be used as a username. 
  • Password: The last six digits of your Social Security Number.
     

To access the online voting site and for identification purposes, you will need to enter your GECU member number or any GECU account number (this does not include the number on a GECU credit/debit card) for your username. Next, you will need to enter the last six digits of your Social Security Number as the password. We do not ask for any additional information.

If you received an electronic ballot but would like to vote by mail, please:
•    Contact Angela Bachman at: [email protected] or call: 513.577.8808, for assistance by March 22, 2024.
•    If you would like to visit any Credit Union location to pick up a paper ballot, please contact Angela Bachmann at: [email protected] or call: 513.577.8808 by March 27, 2024 to make arrangements. This will allow you time to pick up the ballot at a branch and mail it; paper ballots must be received by April 9, 2024.

In partnership with CUBallot, our approved third party managing the election process, the Credit Union will provide them with the needed identification information of eligible members. You will enter your username (member number or any GECU account number (not a credit/debit card number)) and password (last six digits of your Social Security Number). Through this process, your identity will be verified you will be able to cast your vote. 

Yes, you can vote using any mobile device. In your browser, visit: gecreditunion.org/annualmeeting. Once on the page, you will need to click Vote Online. You will enter your username (member number or any GECU account number (not a credit/debit card number)) and password (last six digits of your Social Security Number). Once you have gone through the identification/verification process, you will be presented with the instructions for voting.

When you submit your vote online, you will see a confirmation screen upon clicking Submit. Please see the sample below. 

Yes, if you do not have an email address you can still register and attend the meeting. Please reach out to Angela Bachmann at: 513.577.8808 or 800.542.7093 x264 for assistance. 

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