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Since 1956 the Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee volunteers have played an important role to help East County Schools Federal Credit Union stay focused on its membership. In serving on a Board of Director/Supervisory Committee, member-volunteers exemplify the Credit Union’s people helping people philosophy.

ECSFCU Supervisory Committee Volunteer Application
ECSFCU Board of Directors Volunteer Application

Supervisory Committee: Supervisory Committee members are appointed each year by the Board of Directors. Interested member-owners should complete an application.

Supervisory Committee members primary responsibility is to provide oversight for all internal and external examinations to ensure resolution of any exceptions noted.

Board of Directors: Board of Directors are elected by our member-owners. Board of Directors will serve three year terms in a rotating annual format with three seats open for election in January 2024, and two seats open in 2025 and so forth. East County Schools FCU bylaws require a minimum of two member-owners to be nominated for each open seat on the Board. Nominations can also be made by petition from member-owners.

The deadline to submit Board of Director nominations and petitions is Friday November 10, 2023. All nominations must include a signed volunteer application from the nominee stating that he or she will serve if elected. Ballots will be sent to all primary member-owners in January. Should there only be one nominee for each of the two seats, there will NOT be an election by ballot, and no nominations from the floor will be accepted at the Annual Meeting.

  • Complete and sign the Volunteer Application with your written statement of 100 words or less
  • Return the application to the Nominating Committee via mail (or drop off at the credit union) by the 
    November 2023 deadline.

Annual Meeting and Elections

Annual meetings are open to all member-owners.
The most recent 2022 ECSFCU Annual Meeting and election was held February 23, 2023. The 2023 annual meeting will be held February 21, 2024 at 5:15pm in the El Cajon branch and via Zoom.

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Paul Schnaubelt
Chairman - Board of Directors

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Dr. Leonita "Leo" Smith
Vice-Chairman - Board of Directors

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Natalie Ray
Secretary - Board of Directors

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Scott Buxbaum
Treasurer - Board of Directors

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Rachel Brandt
Member - Board of Directors

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Randy Montesanto

Dr. Randy Montesanto
Member - Board of Directors

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Ken Leighton
Member - Board of Directors

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    Kevin Miller likes to connect good people to great resources. He’s been an enthusiastic fan of East County Schools Federal Credit Union since 2013 when we were known to the education community as Grossmont Schools Federal Credit Union, more than five years ago. “Every person I’ve referred to ECSFCU has raved about the lower rates, better terms and great treatment they get.” From amazing auto loan rates to 0% interest classroom loans, he says, “There has never been a dropped ball or bad experience for anyone I’ve ever referred to ECSFCU.”


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