Board of Directors

DCCU Announces Candidates for 2020 Board of Directors

The Governance Committee has nominated the following members as candidates for election to the Credit Union's Board of Directors for 2020:

  • Marvin G. Copeland, Jr.
  • Drew Ellen Gogian
  • Q. Maurice Gresham

There are two expiring terms. Ballots will be distributed in January when the election period begins.

Meet the Candidates

Marvin Copeland, Jr.Marvin G. Copeland, Jr.

Marvin is an Operations Specialist at Merck & Company in Elkton, Va. Raised and educated in northern New Jersey, he began his career with Merck over 32 years ago. In addition to his managerial role, Marvin serves as the Site Diversity and Inclusion Lead, working with the employee business resource groups to engage, empower, educate, and inspire colleagues to be successful contributors to Merck's global strategy.

Marvin moved to the area in 2009 and since then has been an active volunteer for several local nonprofits, including United Way, Elkton Area United Service, Rockingham County Boys & Girls Club and more. He resides in Waynesboro with his wife Cassandra and their three children, Tierra, Marvin III, and Addison. Marvin has been serving as a DCCU volunteer in the role of Associate Director since March 2017. He has been a member of the Asset Liability Management Committee and is currently a member of the Governance Committee.

Drew Ellen GogianDrew Ellen Gogian

As a native of Augusta County, Drew is committed to serving our community. She is a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and pursued her nursing education through Blue Ridge Community College, the University of Virginia, Old Dominion University, and Walden University. Drew has worked in our region as a registered nurse and nurse educator her entire career and is the Founding Director of the School of Nursing at Mary Baldwin University.

Drew began serving on the DCCU Board in 2016 as an Associate Director and currently as a Director. She has enjoyed advocating for the membership as our Credit Union has grown and welcomes the opportunity to continue to serve you as a Director. She sincerely believes in the mission of DCCU and is dedicated to doing her part in affecting real, lasting, and positive change in the lives of our members.

Q. Maurice GreshamQ. Maurice Gresham

Maurice and his wife Lucille have been members of DCCU since 1965. During his 36 year career at DuPont, he held numerous supervisory and technical positions, including a three-year assignment in Maydown, Northern Ireland. He has been privileged to serve as a Director at the Credit Union since 2004, currently serving as Vice Chair. In addition to serving as the Board Treasurer, he has chaired the Asset Liability Management Committee and served on the Building Task Force and Personnel Committees.

Our Credit Union must continue to change to be relevant in the future. Its strong financial position supports growth and the challenge is to grow responsibly. We must use a conservative growth approach in order to control expenses and maintain our strong financial position. As a member of the Board, Maurice is dedicated to maintaining the services and standards that the members expect and deserve.

DCCU’s Board of Directors is comprised of members who volunteer their time and expertise to the membership by overseeing the management of the credit union. Board Members serve three-year terms and are elected by the membership.

To contact the Board of Directors, click here to send an email.

Board Members

  • Everett J. Campbell, Jr., Chairman
  • Q. Maurice Gresham, Vice Chairman
  • Leslie E. Ramsey, Treasurer
  • Angela M. Simonetti, Secretary
  • Timothy M. Simmons, Director
  • Michael P. Blinn, Director
  • Drew Ellen Gogian, Director
  • Marvin G. Copeland, Jr., Associate Director
  • Janet P. Mangun, Associate Director
  • Steve F. Elkins, President/CEO

Committees

In addition to the Board of Directors, there are other volunteer committees that assist with oversight of DCCU.

Supervisory Committee – Appointed by the Board of Directors to oversee the operation of the Credit Union and act as a member advocate. The Supervisory Committee wants DCCU to be operated in a financially safe and sound manner so that member assets are protected:

  • Bruce F. Hamrick, Chairman
  • Eugene F. Walker, Secretary
  • Wesley B. Wampler, Member
  • Jeff Miracle, Associate Member
  • Robin Ruleman, Associate Member

To contact your Supervisory Committee, please send to:
DuPont Community Credit Union
Supervisory Committee
PO Box 712
Waynesboro, VA 22980

Governance Committee – Responsible for ongoing review and recommendations concerning the governance of the credit union to enhance the leadership quality, effectiveness and strategic impact of the Board and all elements of the governance structure; and, to refresh and renew the Board through a thoughtful Board member nominations and development process:

  • Angela M. Simonetti
  • Drew Ellen Gogian
  • Marvin G. Copeland, Jr.
  • Mary Louise Leake

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