February election welcomes two new directors, two incumbents.
february 21, 2019.
STCU members have elected two newcomers to the credit union’s nine-member Board of Directors, along with incumbent Chris Morlan. STCU Audit Committee member Kevin Spohr also was re-elected.
Election was held in early February 2019. All four STCU members will serve three-year terms, beginning March.
- New board member Addy Hatch works in communications for Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane. Hatch said she admires STCU’s commitment to community and to member service. “A lot of people talk about customer service, but STCU employees make it happen,” she said. Hatch has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s from the University of Washington.
- New board member Brian Myers is vice president of programs at Empire Health Foundation. He said he was drawn to the credit union’s contributions to healthy communities and to its members’ financial well-being. Myers also has served on STCU’s Finance/Risk and Board Governance committees. Myers earned a bachelor’s degree from San Francisco State University.
- Board incumbent Chris Morlan owns Christopher Morlan Architect PLLC. A board member since 2013, Morlan said he looks forward to continuing to work on the credit union’s leadership succession planning, among other projects. Morlan has bachelor’s degrees from the University of Idaho and Eastern Washington University.
- Incumbent Kevin Spohr joined Audit Committee in 2015. He works as the director of accounting for Nuvodia, a technology services subsidiary of Inland Imaging. Spohr earned a master’s degree from Gonzaga University and a bachelor’s degree from WSU.
As a member-owned, cooperative financial institution, STCU is governed by a board chosen by members in annual elections. The board oversees the credit union’s president/CEO and sets policy and strategic direction. STCU’s three-person Audit Committee oversees its financial practices.
Founded by educators in 1934, STCU has nearly 190,000 members, $2.9 billion in assets and 23 branch locations in Eastern Washington and North Idaho.