The Governance Committee has nominated the following members as candidates for election to the Credit Union’s Board of Directors for 2021:
- Everett J. Campbell, Jr.
- Marvin G. Copeland, Jr.
- Jan P. Mangun
There are three expiring terms. 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. Nominations by petition must be signed by at least 500 members. The petition forms and procedures are available by email to GovernanceCommittee@mydccu.com and must be submitted by Friday, October 30, 2020.
It is important to note that when the number of nominees equals the number of positions to be filled, it is considered an uncontested election. However, if a member successfully completes the petition process and is added to the slate, the election period will start in January 2021.
Meet the Candidates
Everett J. Campbell
As a native of Nelson County Everett graduated from Nelson County High in 1958. In 1959 he enlisted in the Marine Corps, received a Meritorious Commission in 1968, served two tours in Vietnam and retired from the Marines in 1979 with the rank of Captain. He attended college during off duty hours and graduated from Southern Illinois University in 1978 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospital Administration. After leaving the military, Everett worked for Morton’s Frozen Foods as a Production Supervisor. He was employed by Hershey Chocolate, in Stuarts Draft in 1982, serving in a variety of managerial positions and was promoted to Plant Manager in 2001 and retired from that position in 2006. He has three children and three grandsons who reside in the local area. Everett resides in Afton with his wife Judy.
Everett has been a member of DCCU for over thirty years. He has served on the DCCU Board of Directors since 2004. He has served as Chairman of the Asset Liability Management Committee, a member of the Personnel Committee, and the Building Task Force. As the current Chairman of the Board he would welcome the opportunity to continue to represent the membership as your Credit Union continues to grow and improve the service and services provided.
Marvin G. Copeland, Jr
Marvin G. Copeland, Jr. 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 became a DCCU volunteer in the role of Associate Director in March 2017 and is currently serving a one-year term as Director. He was a member of the Asset Liability Management Committee and is currently a member of the Governance Committee.
Jan P. Mangun
Jan Mangun, MSA, MT(ASCP), CPHRM has been a resident of the Staunton and Augusta County area for over 40 years, and along with her husband, Dave, has been a member of the DCCU since 2003. While recently retired, she has over 30 years of experience as a leader in quality and patient safety for Augusta Health, the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association, and MBU’s Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences where she served as Founding Director for the Masters in Healthcare Administration program. Her current community leadership includes serving as Treasurer of the Shenandoah Valley Kiwanis Club, and as a board member of the Virginia Society for Healthcare Risk Management. She also serves as a regular volunteer for the Staunton Area Church Relief Association (SACRA). Her leadership strengths include planning and organization, leadership and team building, patient/client relations, data analysis, process improvement, problem-solving, and building collaborative relationships. Interests include skiing, hiking, scuba diving, all types of music, college football, and simply having fun.
Jan has served as an Associate Director to the Board since January 2019 and as an ALM Committee member since March 2019. With the member focus, mission, and culture of the Credit Union aligning well with her values, she would welcome the opportunity to serve on the Board as a full Director.