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The voting period for Belco’s board election opened on February 23, 2019 and will close on March 25, 2019. The Teller of Election is Intelliscan. Balloting is being conducted electronically and by mail ballot.

Members who have an email address on file with Belco will receive an email from Intelliscan with a link to the ballot. The email will be titled Belco Ballot and will be sent from belco.ballot@intelliscaninc.net. Reminder emails will be sent by Intelliscan.

For members who do not have an email address on file with Belco, ballots have been sent by US Mail and include a return envelope addressed to Intelliscan.

All questions should be directed to Intelliscan at 610-935-6176.


Election Rules

These are the official Rules of Election for the Belco Community Credit Union 2019 election cycle. During this cycle, eight (8) candidates are seeking election to four (4) seats on the Board of Directors.

Voting will begin on February 23 and close March 25, 2019. Eligible voters are members as of the close of business on the last business day prior to December 31, 2018. Voting is conducted on the basis of one member, one vote. Accordingly, eligible voters will receive only one ballot regardless of the number of accounts or shares a member might own.

  1. The election will be conducted by an electronic ballot and mail ballot. Eligible voters who have an email address on file with Belco will receive an email message from Intelliscan, the Teller of Election. This email will contain a personalized link to the candidate information and the ballot enabling you to cast your vote. Eligible members who do not have an email address on file with Belco will receive the candidate information and ballot by mail. This mailing will also include a postage-paid return envelope enabling you to submit your ballot.
  2. The election will be decided by a plurality vote. That is, those candidates who receive the highest number of votes will win the seats.
  3. In the event of a tie, the Board of Directors of Belco will determine the outcome of the election by a drawing of lots between the candidates so tied.
  4. Vote for no more than four (4) candidates for the Board of Directors. Ballots cast for more than four (4) candidates shall be void and will not be counted.
  5. The teller of election is Intelliscan.
  6. The deadline for voting is March 25, 2019. All ballots, electronic or paper, must be received by the teller of election by midnight on March 25. Return paper ballots to: Belco Community Credit Union, C/O Intelliscan Inc., P O Box 743, Phoenixville, PA 19460-9937.
  7. The teller of election will tally the votes, certify the results, and provide the results to the Board of Directors. The election results will be announced by the Board Chair at the Annual Meeting of Members and in other Belco publications as the Board may decide.


Candidate Bios

Joshua Sanders

Joshua Sanders has been a Belco member for over a year. Joshua was born and raised in Central, PA. Following graduation from Lower Dauphin High School, he served in the Air Force installing satellite communications in Afghanistan. In November 2010, Joshua created East Coast Vapor. As a young entrepreneur he recognized this was a growing industry that had not been represented in this area. With his business know-how, Joshua continues to be active in protecting the legal rights of his business. His honesty and integrity permeate into his home life where he is both a husband and a father. He currently resides in Middletown.

Ryan Maxwell

Ryan Maxwell has been a member of Belco for over 3 years. Ryan is an employee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and serves as the Vice Chairman for Steelton’s Water Authority. She also served on the Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority’s Board of Directors and filled a 6-month vacancy on Steelton’s Borough Council. Ryan resides in Steelton, PA, with her husband and son. Ryan graduated from Harrisburg High School, Penn State University and the University of Maryland. She has a B.S. in energy, business and finance and a master’s degree in public policy. Ryan would love the opportunity to serve the members of Belco.

Jose Colon

Jose Colon has been a member of Belco for over 15 years. Currently, he is the project manager for The Spanish American Civic Association and a business owner in the residential and commercial construction industry. Jose coaches girls’ basketball for a Catholic school in Lancaster and JP McCaskey High School. He has served on the City Planning Commission Board and the Property Reinvestment Board for three years for the City of Lancaster. Jose prides himself on community involvement and his personal career milestones. He enjoys expanding his horizons and believes his personal experiences would make him an asset to the Board of Directors.

Leah S. Jackson

Leah S. Jackson has been a member of Belco for over 4 years. Her sought after leadership skills, along with her ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups, are just two factors that put her at the forefront to be elected to the Board of Directors. Leah’s proven problem-solving, analytical and visionary skills will be brought to Belco, as well as her ability to build consensus, as she does in her current position. Leah works within the health insurance industry, and her capabilities of deferring detrimental practices/procedures from being implemented, have stayed the threat of non-compliance.

Lavern Shearer

Lavern Shearer, an incumbent, served as a Belco volunteer for 35 years. His tenure on Belco’s board spans 22 years, and he is the board secretary. He is retired from Bell of PA/Bell Atlantic/Verizon after 31 years as a Network Design Engineer. Lavern volunteers on the Board for Telephone Pioneers of America Handicapped Sports Jamboree, and is the construction crew director. He volunteers on the set dressing and props committee and the lobby experience committee for the Christian Life Assembly Christmas and Easter musicals. He is a Board of Director for the West Shore Symphony Orchestra and plays the French horn with the Symphony.

Richard Myxter

Richard Myxter is an incumbent director and Belco volunteer for 5 years. Rick was appointed to the Supervisory Committee in 2014 and elected to the Board of Directors in 2016. He is retired with 36 years of Credit Union League/Association experience, primarily working in Credit Union Operations and Planning. Rick is a graduate of the University of North Dakota. Rick’s credit union achievements include Certified Credit Union Executive, Certified League Executive and Outstanding Volunteer-Technical Assistance – World Council of Credit Unions for work in Kenya. Rick and his wife Carol have 3 successful adult children and three beautiful grandchildren.

Stephanie Miller

Stephanie Miller is an incumbent director and current Board Chair for Belco Community Credit Union. For 20 years, she held various positions including Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Supervisory Committee Chair and the Succession Committee Chair, which selected Amey Sgrignoli as Belco’s President/CEO. Prior to joining Belco’s Board, Stephanie served as Board Chair for Gettysburg Area Federal Credit Union. Stephanie is the Chief Financial Officer of an Inc. 5000 company located in Central Pennsylvania and is a Certified Public Accountant. She has a bachelor’s degree in economics and Accounting. Stephanie and her husband reside near Gettysburg and enjoy volunteering for community projects.

Douglas Graham

Doug is an incumbent director completing his first term. Doug is a Director and Vice President/Facility Manager with Lane Enterprises Inc. with 40 years of manufacturing technology and facility management experience. As Lane’s VP/Facility Manager, he is responsible for maintaining Lane’s 12 factories and their capital programs, employee safety programs, environmental compliance, facility design, plant construction/expansion, and fleet operations. As a Lane Board Director, he provides oversight of the company’s financials and growth strategy. Other past volunteer Director positions include Carlisle Fish & Game Association, Home Owners Association for the Ridings development, and the former Cornerstone Federal Credit Union.