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The following details the election process and provides information regarding the Annual Meeting. All members are invited to attend, so please mark your calendars and join us. We hope to see you there!


  1. The Nominating Committee has submitted nominations for three (3) seats for the Board of Directors. Nominations for vacancies may also be made by any member at least eighteen (18) years of age filing a written petition containing signatures of at least 96 members (one (1) percent of membership), a statement of qualifications and a signed statement agreeing to serve if elected with the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Bill Meador, no later than 5pm, October 29, 2018.
  2. When there is only one nominee for each position to be filled, the election will not be conducted by ballot and there will be no nominations from the floor. If sufficient nominations are made by the nominating committee or by petition to provide more than one nominee for any position, ballots will be distributed to all members eligible to vote. To be eligible, members must be at least sixteen (16) years of age.
  3. Election to the Board of Directors shall be determined by plurality of vote. Voting will be conducted by ballot box.
  4. Ballots, if necessary, may be cast from 9am, Monday, November 5, 2018 until 5pm, Wednesday, November 14, 2018.
  5. Eligible members may also vote at the Annual Meeting if they have not previously cast a ballot. Nominations from the floor are not permitted at the Annual Meeting.
  6. The 2018 Election results will be announced during the 2018 Annual Meeting.

The 2018 Annual Meeting will be held at 6pm, Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at the Thalia branch office located at 4164 Virginia Beach Blvd.

Terms Expiring: Shane Hughes, William (Bill) Meador & Charity Stone
Nominations Made by the Committee: Shane Hughes (incumbent), William (Bill) Meador (incumbent) & Charity Stone (incumbent)


Shane Hughes

Shane Hughes

Mr. Hughes joined the Board of Directors in 2017 and has served on the Supervisory Committee since 2012, for which he is currently Chair. He is an employee of Parks and Recreation and has been a member of the Credit Union since 2006.

Bill Meador

William (Bill) Meador

Mr. Meador was first elected to serve on Beach Municipal Federal Credit Union’s Board of Directors in  2005. He is a retired Virginia Beach Police Detective and has been a member of the Credit Union since 1985.

Charity Stone

Charity Stone

Ms. Stone, who retired as a Senior Public Health Nurse from the Virginia Beach Department of Public Health in 2007, has been a member of Beach Municipal FCU since 1992 and a Board member since 2009.  She has also served her community as a Ryan White Planning Council member.