Board of Directors

DCCU Announces Candidates for 2022 Board of Directors

The Governance Committee has nominated the following members as candidates for election to the Credit Union’s Board of Directors for 2022:

  • Michael P. Blinn, Treasurer
  • Connie A. Fahey, Associate Director
  • David A. Kirby, Associate Director
  • Janet P. Mangun, Secretary
  • Angie M. Simonetti, Vice Chair

There are three expiring terms for positions currently held by Michael P. Blinn, Janet P. Mangun, and Angela M. Simonetti. Additionally, there will be one vacancy for a one-year term to complete the last year of Director Q. Maurice Gresham’s term. If a member desires to serve on the Board of Directors, but has not been nominated by the Governance Committee, he/she may be nominated by petition, which must be signed by at least 500 DCCU members. The petition forms and procedures are available by email to and must be submitted by Sunday, October 31, 2021

Ballots will be distributed in January when the election period begins.

Michael P. Blinn

Michael P. Blinn
Michael Blinn grew up in Augusta County and graduated from Riverheads High School and Eastern Mennonite University. He and his wife Melissa have two children and they live in Churchville.

Michael Blinn currently serves DCCU as the Treasurer, Chairperson of the DCCU Asset and Liability Management Committee and a member of the Board of Directors.

Michael is the Chief Operating Officer at People Places, a non-profit Foster Care and Adoption agency in Staunton, Harrisonburg and Charlottesville. He was also the founder of giv2giv, a fundraising tool for community charities.

Michael has served as both a Director and an Officer on other community and nonprofit boards. He is most passionate about bringing best-in-class financial tools to our community through the use of technology. In his personal time Michael enjoys fishing, hiking and being with his family.

Connie A. Fahey

Connie A. Fahey
Connie Fahey is employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (Staunton Clinic) as the Administrative Manager. She received her BA in Health Care Administration from Mary Baldwin College and Masters of Science in Nursing from Eastern Mennonite University. She served as Adjunct Faculty at EMU, teaching research and evidence-based practice in the RN to BSN Program, and as the Government Relations Chair for the Augusta Chapter of the Virginia Nurses Association. She volunteered for the Augusta Regional Free Clinic and was a foster parent.

In 2016, she received the Salem VA Medical Center Nursing Excellence award. In addition, Mrs. Fahey was the principle investigator in a pilot study that was published in the Federal Practitioner in January 2017. Mrs. Fahey resides in Augusta County and joined DCCU in 2003, and would bring her dedication, education, and experience to serving on DCCU’s Board of Directors.

David A. Kirby

David A. Kirby
David is a lifelong resident of the Waynesboro and Augusta County area and has been a member of the credit union since the 1970’s. He earned both a BS and MBA from Eastern Mennonite University.

David is a self-employed building contractor providing a full range of residential building services to the local community since 1986.

He is a 20 year member of the Rotary Club of Staunton-Augusta County, a previous board member of Renewing Homes Greater Augusta, and currently serves on the Augusta County Recycling committee and the Board of building appeals.

David’s business experience and education along with local non-profit involvement give him a solid background to serve the Credit Union members. He believes in servant leadership as an effective means of increasing organizational capacity. David values volunteer service as a way to enrich his life and others.

David and his wife Amanda reside in Augusta County.

Janet P. Mangun

Janet P. Mangun
Jan Mangun, MSA, MT(ASCP), CPHRM has been a resident of the Staunton/Augusta County area for over 40 years, and has been a member of DCCU since 2003. She has over 30 years of experience as a leader in healthcare quality and patient safety for such organizations as Augusta Health, the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association, and MBU’s College of Health Sciences. Now semi-retired, she consults part-time for the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Current community leadership activities include serving as Treasurer of the Shenandoah Valley Kiwanis Club, and as a volunteer for the Staunton Area Church Relief Association.

Jan has served as an Associate Director to the Board since January 2019 and as an ALM Committee member since March 2019. With the Credit Union’s member-focus, mission and culture aligning well with her values, she would be honored and privileged to continue to serve as a Board Director.

Angela M. Simonetti

Angie M. Simonetti
Angie has been a member of DCCU for 19 years. She graduated from Fort Defiance High School and James Madison University. While attending JMU fulltime, Angie worked at DCCU in various roles. Since graduation, Angie has worked for Christopher William Jewelers, Cadence, Inc. and the Darden School of Business at UVA. Angie now serves as Executive Vice President at the Convenience Distribution Association. Angie and her husband, Justin Siron, live in Fishersville with their daughter and dog.

Angie credits DCCU for giving her the business experience she needed at a young age to begin growing a successful career. This experience made her want to serve at DCCU. Angie began serving on the Board in 2017 and is currently Vice Chair of the Board and Chair of the Governance Committee. Angie has enjoyed being a voice for the DCCU membership and would welcome the opportunity to continue to serve.

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
  • Angela M. Simonetti, Vice Chairman
  • Janet P. Mangun, Secretary
  • Michael P. Blinn, Treasurer
  • Drew Ellen Gogian, Director
  • Marvin G. Copeland, Jr., Director
  • Connie A. Fahey, Associate Director
  • David A. Kirby, Associate Director
  • Steve F. Elkins, President/CEO


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, Member
  • Robin Ruleman, 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, Committee Chair
  • Drew Ellen Gogian, Board Director
  • Marvin G. Copeland, Jr., Board Director
  • Mary Louise Leake, Member
  • David Passmore, Member

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