Join us each March
SIU Credit Union holds an annual meeting generally the third Tuesday of March. Our next annual meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2023. All members are encouraged and welcome to attend SIU Credit Union’s Annual Meeting, but all will be asked to follow COVID protocols and adhere to social distancing.
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 5:15 p.m.
395 N. Giant City Road | Carbondale, IL
Meet our leadership team
Meet SIU Credit Union’s Board of Directors, Executive Management, and employees. President & CEO, Mike Lantrip, provides a credit union update including a recap of last year and plans for the future. A new Annual Report will be available at the meeting.
Our next annual meeting will be held at the Carbondale branch located at 395 N. Giant City Road at 5:15 p.m. We hope to see you there!
Election for Board of Directors
Elections for open seats on the SIU Credit Union Board of Directors are held at the Annual Meeting. The following nominees met all qualifications to be elected to the SIU Credit Union Board of Directors:
- William Capie has been involved with the credit union for over 30 years and currently serving as its Treasurer. He has served on various committees and was elected to the board in 1989. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.A. and M.A. and retired from SIUC in 2003. He remains active and continues to volunteer with a number of community groups. He firmly believes that the credit union offers a level of service not available at other financial institutions and is proud of the Credit Union’s financial offerings and stability.
- Chris Sievers has been a member of SIU Credit Union for 19 years and spent nine years working as its Director of Marketing. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the board of directors. His volunteer service began in 2017 with an appointment to the Supervisory Committee. He also has served on the Credit Committee and is currently the Chair of the Asset Liability Committee. He is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University and is the vice president and administrator of SI Elder Law, LLC. He lives in Marion with his wife, Tiffanny, and his three kids, Daily, Savannah and Maria.
- Susan Willis has been a volunteer at the credit union for over 20 years and has been on the Board of Directors since 2006. She currently serves as its Secretary and Chair of the Credit Committee. Susan has also served as Chairman, Vice Chairman, Chair of the Supervisory Committee, and Chair of the Finance Committee. She is an SIU alumna and retired from the university in 2012. Susan is President of Willis Studio Photography, Inc. which specializes in portraits for families and businesses. She is also active in the community and believes that: “Volunteerism is the key to community success. Throughout my life, I have seen the difference volunteering makes in people’s lives.”
Nominations for the vacancies may also be made by a petition signed by one percent (1%) of members with a minimum of twenty (20) and a maximum of five hundred (500) signatures. If there is more than one nominee per open position, an election by ballot will be held. However, the election will not be conducted by ballot when there is only one nominee for each vacancy. All nominations by petition must be sent to the attention of the Credit Union Secretary and received no later than Friday, February 3, 2023.
An official petition form may be obtained by writing to:
SIU Credit Union, Attn: Secretary, Board of Directors
P.O. Box 2888, Carbondale, IL 62902-2888