Annual Meeting

Please join us on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at the Barker’s Island Inn Resort & Conference Center in Superior for Superior Choice Credit Union’s 86th Annual Meeting. The meeting will begin promptly at 7 p.m. SCCU President/CEO Gary Elliott and the SCCU Board of Directors will deliver an update on 2018 credit union performance, there will be an installation for three Directors to the Board of Directors, and there are prize drawings and refreshments for SCCU members.

Board of Directors Election

Superior Choice Credit Union bylaws provide that an election will not be conducted by ballot when there is only one nominee for each Board of Directors position to be filled. Below are the three nominees selected by the nominating committee for the three positions to be filled:

Paul Gilbertson

Paul has served on the Board of Directors for the past six years. His participation has included Chair of the Planning and Building Committee, member of the Loan, Executive and Personnel Committees, and he currently sits as Treasurer of the board. Paul is a retired teacher and principle of 34 years. Post retirement he currently operates a commercial maple syrup farm and production company. His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing with a minor in Business Administration and a Master of Arts degree in Education; Administration and Supervision. Paul has CUNA training and is a certified credit union board member. In addition to serving on the board at SCCU, Paul is also a member of the City of Ashland Harbor Commission, and a member of the Wisconsin Maple Syrup Producers Association.

“I value the opportunity to serve on the SCCU board as it allows me to serve our community. On this board I am able to use the experiences learned over a lifetime of work to help our members, employees and communities. It helps to keep me intellectually active and challenged.”

Greg Running

Greg Running has been affiliated with the credit union since 2005 and served on the Board of Directors for the past six years. He has served on the Education and Information Technology Committees and he currently sits as the Vice Chair of the Asset-Liability Committee. Greg is a Realtor for RE/MAX Results and has an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from Lake Superior College. Greg would like to continue his connection and input with Superior Choice Credit Union.

Pamela Tafelski 

Pamela Tafelski has served on the Board of Directors for the past three years. Her participation has included Chair and member of the Education Committee, Chair of the Information Technology Committee, and she currently sits as the Vice Chair of the Loan Committee. In addition to serving on the Board, Pam has also participated in seven CUNA educational programs and attended two annual credit union conferences. Pam earned herself an Associates of Arts Degree in Business Communications and Public Relations from the University of Wisconsin-Superior and she currently works for Douglas County in Superior, WI. Pam has been an active member of the community and she has been involved in several various organizations. A few include: Member of the Superior Youth Organization, President of Superior Blue Line Club, coordinator of the first ever Twin Ports International Trade and Business Conference, and ten years on the Board of Directors/lifetime member of the UWS Alumni Association.

“As a Board member, I feel deeply that developing meaningful relations with members who place their trust in diligent, knowledgeable and professional board members, management and staff, whose primary foci are on financial stability and managed credit union growth, quality products and services is imperative. As a Board member I volunteer to ensure SCCU is creditable, resourceful, and financially sound.”


You are hereby advised of your right under Article V, Section 4 of the credit union’s bylaws to submit to the Chairperson on or before January 2, 2019, a petition requesting your nomination as a nominee to the credit union’s board of directors. Your petition must be signed by at least one hundred (100) members eligible to vote at meetings of the members of the credit union. If no member submits a petition, the Chairperson shall take a voice vote or declare each nominee elected by acclamation at the annual meeting and there shall be no election by ballot.

Annual Report

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