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January 3, 2023

2023 Board of Directors Election is Underway

The 2023 Board of Directors Election will begin January 3, 2023. 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 members.

This is your opportunity to get involved by helping to decide which Board members best represent your needs. Members will receive a ballot by mail or email based on statement preference. If you receive paper statements, your ballot will arrive by mail, and if you receive eStatements, your ballot will be sent by email. The election period ends at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, February 10, 2023.

The Governance Committee has nominated the following members as candidates for election to DuPont Community Credit Union’s Board of Directors for 2023:

  • Connie A. Fahey
  • Drew Ellen Gogian
  • David A. Kirby

Meet the Candidates

Connie Fahey

Connie A. Fahey

Connie Fahey is employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs as the Chief Nurse of the Primary Care Service under SALEM VAMC.  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.

Drew Ellen Gogian

Drew 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 went on to pursue her nursing education by obtaining her Associate Degree in Nursing at Blue Ridge Community College, Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Virginia, Master of Science in Nursing in the Nurse Educator tract at Old Dominion University, and Doctor of Education at Walden University. She has worked in our region as a registered nurse, nurse educator, and leader for over twenty-six years.

Drew began serving on the DCCU Board in 2016 as an Associate Director and then as a full Director the following year. She has enjoyed advocating for the membership as our credit union has grown and welcomes the opportunity to continue serving you as a Director. Her volunteer work with DCCU has provided her with invaluable learning experiences that have prepared her to espouse good stewardship practices that will help ensure the longevity of our credit union. Drew 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.

David 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 1970s. He earned both a BS and MBA from Eastern Mennonite University and has been working as a residential building contractor in 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, the Augusta County Board of building appeals, and the Augusta County Broadband committee.

David is currently serving the DCCU membership as a board member and as a member of the ALM committee. His business experience and education along with local non-profit involvement give him a solid background to serve the Credit Union members. He believes that servant leadership is an effective means of helping DCCU grow and thrive in the local community.

David and his wife Amanda reside in Augusta County.